Komalesha H S
Dr H S Komalesha is Associate Professor of English in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur. Peter Lang, a reputed 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 two of his English translations: Anupama Niranjana (2008) a monograph on one of the prolific, early women writers of Karnataka, and Rashtrakavi Kuvempu (2013), one of the predominant makers of modern Kannada literature. His translation of Sankranti, an iconoclastic modern Kannada play by P Lankesh, has been published by Sampark Publishers, Kolkata in 2010. Apart from these book-length publications, he has published around 30 research articles and translations in journals of international and national repute. He works in the areas of Indian English Literature, Bhasha Literatures in translation, Poetry, Culture and Postcolonial studies.