Research projects pursued in the past

Research projects pursued in the past

My Ph.D dissertation Wilderness, Joys and Cross-road Guilt, argues that the modernist Australian writer Judith Wright unfolds an alternate theory of postcolonial Australian space through an autobiographical transvaluation of her body parts. This same interest in corporeal feminism is reflected in my first book Critical Study of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter that considers the subject of morality, female body politics and adultery in shaping ideas of civility and social refinement of nineteenth century America. My edited volume Critical Essays on Alice Walker’s The Color Purple explores the complexity of female sexual desire, victimhood, homoeroticism and agency in the light of womanist ethics. My forthcoming co-edited volume Unveiling Desire engages in a critical study of the transgressive female “fallen” characters and their heterotopic body and non-normative sexuality in the fiction, media, and material actualities of the East. Besides, my invited lectures,

There are many stories which are not on paper. They're written in the bodies and minds of women.