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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Call for Reviewers: The Criterion (2017)

The Criterion: An International Journal in English
[UGC approved Journal Sr. No. 35829)

Call for Reviewers:

:The Criterion: An International Journal in English is seeking for Reviewers to ensure quality of our publication and to better serve the peers in academic circle.

Reviewer Benefits:

Ø Flexibility and choice: As a reviewer, you will be closely matched to papers in your field using the keywords you entered. However, the final decision about reviewing a paper is always left up to you, the reviewer. You set your own availability.

Ø Professional exposure: Your review experience will get the professional recognition it deserves. Once you complete review and continue to review articles we will include your name on Editorial Board’s Reviewer section with your short bio and contact details. Your participation will be anticipated in compilation of anthologies and republications in Print form.

Ø Respect for your time: As a reviewer, you may be inundated with review requests at all times, and may feel guilty for having to turn them down. We respect that your time is valuable, and allow you to control your own availability.

Reviewer requirements:

v Must have an earned terminal degree in a specified area of research (PhD or other doctoral level degree).
v Must be employed full-time at an accredited university/ College or institute. The current position must be at the level of professor (assistant, associate, or full professor), instructor, postdoctoral fellow, or faculty research associate. We do not accept graduate or postgraduate students as reviewers.

v Must have published as a first author or corresponding author in peer reviewed academic journals at a level commensurate with career level, and the applicant must have published within the past four years.

v Agree to return manuscripts in a timely manner;
Agree not to distribute the manuscript or to disclose information within the manuscript;
v Agree to review the first revision of a manuscript for which he/she provided the initial review;
v Agree to be released as a reviewer after two refusals to review, two failures to review, or three late reviews;
v Agree to be rated as a reviewer this will reflect future selection to review.

Duties of the Reviewer:

ü Contribution to Editorial Decision
ü Effective Criticism
ü Confidentiality
ü Standards of Objectivity
ü Acknowledgement of Source
ü Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

How to apply:

Ø To be considered, Download Reviewers Form the website (Click here to download)  and send filled in form to
Ø We also need your Updated CV and your recent Photograph (send to the same email ID)

We hope you can join us!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The Criterion: Vol. 7, Issue-4 (August 2016)





Title of the Paper




K.R. Joshi & Aarti Mahajan
Hugo’s Alienated Self: A Study of Anita Desai’s Baumgartner’s Bombay01-07PDF
02Ananya HiloidariLocalizing Praxis and Performance in Mamang Dai’s The Legends of Pensam08-13PDF
03Anjali SharmaA Foreigner Everywhere: The Existential Crisis in Arun Joshi’s The Foreigner14-21PDF
04Anshita SharmaRepresentation of Village Life in Sarat Chandra Chatterjee’s Palli Samaj22-30PDF
05Anita Arora
Explosive Repression: A Psychoanalytic Study of Mahasweta Devi’s Mother of 1084
06Dhanjyoti GogoiNote of Eco-Mysticism in the Selected Poems of Rabindra Nath Tagore and Mamang Dai40-50PDF
07Insha MattooThe Enchantress of Florence: An Open-Ended Postcolonial Discourse51-58PDF
08Jaspal SinghMazhabi Sikhs in the British Army in Colonial Punjab 1849-194759-63PDF
09Jaya SinghBonding of Man and Woman in Mahasweta Devi’s Short Stories The Fairy Tale of Rajbhasha, Divorceand The Saga of Kagaboga64-68PDF
10Dr. Kale Mahesh ArunCultural Identity in Agha Shahid Ali'sRooms Are Never Finished69-72PDF
11Marshal R.History Handcuffed: The Personal and the Political in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland73-79PDF
12Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju‘Indian Film’ as a Socio-Cultural Construct80-87PDF
13Parnav Kumar Vaidik & Dr. Ambuj SharmaReflections of Indian Society and Campus Culture in Kavery Nambisan’sThe Truth (Almost) About Bharat88-100PDF
14RadhikaTracing Paradox in Mahesh Dattani’sBravely Fought the Queen101-106PDF
15Rajani VijayanCultural Subjugation in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss107-111PDF
16S. RenukadeviPortrayal of Women as Compromisers in the Selected Novels of Anita Desai: Bye, Bye, Blackbird andWhere Shall We Go This Summer?112-119PDF
Rupam Gogoi &     Piklee Buragohain
Representation of Conflicting Ideals in Khushwant Singh’s I Shall not Hear the Nightingale Again120-126PDF
18Dr. Shweta SaxenaTravails of Cultural Translation and Fragmented Identity: A Study of Amitav Ghosh’sThe Shadow Lines127-132PDF
19Dr. Sulekha JadaunPotentiality and Temerity of Rural Indian Women as Reflected in Kamala Markandaya’sNectar in a Sieve133-137PDF
20Victor Mukherjee
Reading the Screen: The Agony of Partition and Politics of Patriarchy in Ritwik Ghatak’sSubarnarekha


01Abdullah H. KurrazVoicing Aesthetic Dynamics of Dialogism in Robert Frost's Poetics146-159PDF
Dr. A. Varghese Joseph & Dr. E. Koperundevi
A Critical Analysis of Social Reader Response Paradigm in Saul Bellow’s The Old System160-165PDF
Dr. S. K. Yadav & Rachna Rathore
Evaluation of Characters in the Materialistic World: Reading Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman166-171PDF
04M Abou Raihan RinkuErogenous and Spiritual Consciousness: A Study of Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer172-179PDF
05Dr. Sheetal JainUrge for Revolution in the Poems of Nikki Giovanni180-183PDF
Shivani Thakur & Dr.J.P Aggarwal
Displacement and Cultural Alienation: The Psychological Trajectories of the Protagonists in A Thousand Splendid Suns184-191PDF
Vaishnavi. N & Dr. Vishnu Divya
Identity Crisis: Third Space in Gloria Naylor’sQuartet192-196PDF


01Harwinder KaurDystopian Vision and the Hope for Humanity: P.D. James’ The Children of Men197-202PDF
02Labiba Alam“To Suffer Death or Shame for What Is Just”: The Seed of an Alternative Governance in Webster’s Bosola203-211PDF
03Dr. Meena KumariStrategic Use of Memory in Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party andThe Caretaker212-218PDF
04Nishna KReenacting the Childhood Fantasy in Joanna Kavenna’s Travelogue, The Ice Museum: In Search of the Lost Land of Thule219-223PDF
05Dr. Satya PaulIllusion as a Strategy of Survival: A Study of Harold Pinter’s The Room and The Birthday Party224-230PDF


01Dr. Asma ShawSemblance of Subjectivity in the Works of Habba Khatoon and Emily Bronte and the Underlying Desire for Freedom231-240PDF
02BalrajThe Two Opposite Perspectives on 9/11: A Study of Don DeLillo’sFalling Man and Mohsin Hamid’sThe Reluctant Fundamentalist241-253PDF
Mohammad Ali Alaeddini,Mohsen MomenShahin Lashani Zand
Comparative Study between Rumi'sMathnawi and Emerson's Nature: Panentheism254-263PDF
04A.Rajina Banu‘Philosophy of Life’ as Revealed in Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Tendulkar’s The Cyclist: A Comparative Study264-268PDF


01Anand. PEncountering the Huddles in Acquiring English Vocabulary as a Second Language and Learning Strategies269-272PDF
02R. KumaraswamyLearning English as a Mother Tongue273-276PDF
03Reshma RabbaniRole of Modern Language Laboratories in Teaching Communication Skills277-283PDF


01Dr. Pradnya GhorpadeUse of Transtexuality in Nadine Gordimer’sThe Conservationist284-286PDF
Dr. Jaya TiwariSanjogita Tiwari
Michael K. of J.M. Coetzee: A Primitive Man in a Complex World287-290PDF


01Nadia ShahThe Poetic Dilemma of Derek Walcott291-294PDF
02Shweta ChaudharyThe Poems of Derek Walcott: An Edge of Defiance:Dismiss Me If You Can295-306PDF


01Muhammad EhsanPantheism, Status of Religion and the Picture of Nature in Margate Atwood’sSurfacing307-314PDF
02Shweta ShuklaA Diasporic Return to Tradition and Roots in M.G. Vassanji’s The Assassin’s Song315-321PDF


01Dr. D. Vadivambal
Conflict between Individual Judgement and Established Authority in George Bernard Shaw’s St. Joan


01Dr. Simrann R Vermaa & Sanjogita MishraMeditations of the Walking Mendicant Taneda Santoka326-329PDF


01G.H.AbeyweeraTo Develop or to Destroy a Nation
Which is Worthwhile?
02Aditi BanerjeeThe Phoenix332PDF
03Nayanika DeyBeauty in My Broken Places333PDF
04FarhanaParity for Woman’s Right334PDF
05Indu Poornima S VThe Visitor335-336PDF
06Michael Lee JohnsonIranian Poetry Lady337PDF
07Kumaresh DasA Preceding Storm338PDF
08JBMulliganOn the Plain of Men339PDF
09Naresh AnnemMother in the Hostel!340-341PDF
10Abegunde Sunday OlaoluwaThese Breezes of Diseases342PDF
11Pankaj SolankiCrossing the Woods: On the Foot Prints of Robert Frost343PDF
12Dr. Priyanka ShrivastavaOphelia’s Wish/or Ophelia Reborn344-345PDF
13Ramesh Chandra TiwariFlorian346PDF
14Dr. Richa TripathiOn the Judgement Day347-348PDF
15Sanjay Kumar ThakurImagination!349PDF
16Shivakumar U GanachariPrayer for My Sister350-352PDF
17K.S.SubramanianThe Missing Road353PDF
18Sushmindarjeet KaurTo Be or Not To Be………….354-355PDF


01Anita SinghNeemchadhi356-359PDF
02Anushree TharejaThe Spirit of Bholaram360-364PDF
03Atiya NoorSweet Nargis365-366PDF
04Fareeha KhanAutumn in Spring367-371PDF
05Dr. Gagan Bihari PurohitIndia Lives in a Railway Compartment372-375PDF
06Sonali BasuPaari’s Groom376-379PDF
07Uma JayaramanSounds of Silence380-391PDF

B O O K  R E V I E W

01Dr.Pritam I. ThakurIndia Shastra: Reflections on the Nation in our Timeby Dr.ShashiThaoor392-394PDF


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