Komalesha H S

Dr. H S Komalesha is Associate Professor of English in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Peter Lang, a major publishing house in Europe has published his book, Issues of Identity in Indian English Fiction: A Close Reading of Canonical Indian English Novels (2008). The Central Sahitya Akademi has brought out his English translation, Anupama Niranjana, a monograph on one of the prolific, early women writers of Karnataka (2008). His translation of Sankranti, an iconoclastic modern Kannada play by P Lankesh, has been published by Sampark Publishers, Kolkata in 2010. At present, he is working on two book-length translations (One on Kuvempu and the other on Tejaswi) from Kannada into English for the Central Sahitya Akademi. Apart from these book-length publications, he has published research articles and translations in journals of international and national repute. He works in the areas of Postcolonial Theory and Literature, Indian Literatures in English, Culture Studies, Translation and Ecocriticism.


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