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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Booker Prize Winner Indian English Novelists


Booker Prize Winner Indian English Novelists


Dr. Arvind Nawale

Dr. Vishwanath Bite

No Contribution/Subscription fees. Papers will be accepted and published free of cost and only on basis of qualityand each contributor will get a free complimentary copy from publisher

Dear All,

We are glad to inform you that we are going to edit jointly our one more book of research papers on Indian English Literature. Authentic, scholarly and unpublished research papers are invited from scholars/faculty/researchers/writers/professors from all over the world for this volume tentatively titled as Booker Prize Winner Indian English Novelists

Proposed Publisher:

The volume will be published with an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) by a renowned Jaipur based publisher.

Thematic Focus of the Volume:

The articles should be on any theme or technique of any work of Indian English Booker Prize winner novelists which includes Salman Rushdie’s Grimus (1975), Midnight's Children (1981 The Man Booker Prize) , Shame (1983), The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey (1987) The Satanic Verses (1988), Haroun and the Sea of Stories (1990), Imaginary Homelands:Essays and Criticism (1992), Homeless by Choice (1992, with R. Jhabvala and V. S. Naipaul), East, West (1994), The Moor's Last Sigh (1995), The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1999), The Screenplay of Midnight's Children (1999), Fury (2001), Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction (2002),Shalimar the Clown (2005), The Enchantress of Florence (2008), The Best American Short Stories (2008, as Guest Editor), Luka and the Fire of Life (2010), Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things. (1997 The Man Booker Prize), The End of Imagination (1998), The Cost of Living (1999), The Greater Common Good (1999), The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2002) Power Politics (2002), War Talk (2003), For Reasons of State. (2003), An Ordinary Person's Guide To Empire (2004), Public Power in the Age of Empire (2004), Listening to Grasshoppers:Field Notes on Democracy (2009).Kiran Desai’s Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard (1998), The Inheritance of Loss (2006 The Man Booker Prize) and Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger (2008 The Man Booker Prize) and Between the Assassinations (2008).You may send your papers on any thematic or technical aspects of these works by Booker Prize winners.

Editing requirements:

• Paper size: A4, Font & size: Times New Roman 12, Spacing: Single line, Margin of 1 inchon

all four sides.

• Title of the paper: bold, title case (Capitalize each word), centered.

• Text of the paper: justified. Font & size: Times New Roman 12.

• References: Please follow MLA style (Only Author-Date or Number System) strictly. Don’t

use Foot Notes, Use End Notes

• Titles of books: Italics.

• Titles of articles from journals and books: “quoted”.

• Articles should be submitted as MS Word 2003-2007attachments only.

• The paper should not usually exceed 11 pages maximum, 5 pages minimum in single


• Each paper must be accompanied by i) A declaration that it is an original work and has not

been published anywhere else or send for publication ii) Abstract of paper about 100-200 words and iii) A short bio-note of the contributor(s) indicating name, institutional affiliation, brief career history, postal address, mobile number and e-mail, in a single attachment. Please don’t send more attachments. Give these things below your paper and send all these things in a separate single MS-Word attachment.

• The papers submitted should evince serious academic work contributing new knowledge or innovative critical perspectives on the subject explored.

Mode of Submission:

Each contributor is advised to send full paper with brief bio-note, declaration and abstract as a single MS-Word email attachments to email addresses: up to 20th Jan. 2011. Please send your paper on both emails for editing purpose. The contributors are also supposed to submit one hard copy of (i) Full paper (ii) A declaration and (iii) Abstract and (iv) Brief bio-note typed in above mentioned format on any postal address given bellow. One hard copy is required for our record. Without hard copy no paper will be considered for publication.

Selection Procedure:

All submissions will be sent for blind peer reviewing. Final selection will be made only if the papers are recommended for publication by the reviewers. The details of the selection of your paper will be informed to you telephonically or on your email. The editor has the right to make necessary editing of selected papers for the sake of conceptual clarity and formatting. Non-selected papers will not be sent back to the contributor in any form. So, all contributors are advised to keep a copy of their submission with them. Each contributor will get a free complimentary copy from publisher.

Plagiarism Alert:

Contributors are advised to adhere to strict academic ethics with respect to acknowledgment of original ideas from others. The editors will not be responsible for any such lapse of the contributor. All submissions should be original and must be accompanied by a declaration that it is an original work and has not been published anywhere else. It will be your sole responsibility for such lapses, if any. Neither editor, nor publisher will be responsible for it.

Postal Address to Send Hard Copy of the Paper:

Dr. Arvind Nawale,                             Dr. Vishwanath Bite

Head, Dept of English,                               Assistant Professor

Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Udgir                       Bharati Vidyapeeth's

Dist: Latur (M.S.) 413 517. India                  MBSK Kanya Mahavidyalaya,

Cell: +91 9422535390                                 Kadegaon

Email:                       Mobile: 09423278008

Web:        Chief Editor, The Criterion:                  An International Journal in English                     ISSN (0976-8165)

(Member,Board of Studies in English;  

Faculty of Arts; Ex Senator,                       Email:

S.R.T.M.University, Nanded, Maharashtra)

Please circulate/forward this invitation among your friends/colleagues.


  1. great job. good luck to you both for maintaining the standards of research in India in the field of humanities. serious efforts are needed from committed scholars and eternal students (!) for the uplift of academic pursuits in all directions and particularly in the field of arts and culture.



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