School of Languages
Centre for English Studies

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Ranjit Kumar

Designation:  Assistant Professor
Educational Qualifications:  MA, PhD
Areas of Interest- Diaspora and Cultural Studies , Contemporary Literary Theory, American Literature..




  • Encyclopedic Biographies of World’s Great  Essayists,  Anmol  Publications, 2011. ISBN 978-93-80836-38-6
  • Encyclopedic Biographies of World’s Great Fiction Authors;   Anmol  Publications, 2011. ISBN 978-93-80836-39-3


  • Analytical Understanding of Vijai  Tendulkar’s  Plays” pub. in Ideal Research Review (ISSN No. 0973-0853) Vol. 18 Jun. 2008.
  • “Consequence of Crossing the Threshold  in Manju Kapoor’s  Difficult Daughters” “Modern Agony  and Ecstasy of Indian English Literature Sarup Publications PVT. Ltd. (ISBN No. -978-81-7625-900-2) 2009.


  • “The Prose Style of R.K. Narayan” pub. in The Hindustan Review (ISSN No.  0972-1854) Vol. 38 Jan.-Mar. 2009.
  • “Anita Desai in her World of Psychological Upheavels” pub. in Ideal Research Review  (ISSN No. 0973-0853) Vol. 21, Mar. 2009.



  • “An Issue of Gender  Discrimination Dealt Delicately in the Play “Tara” pub. in Matadarsh ( ISSN No. 0974-9888)  Vol. 2 Ap. 2009.
  • “Literary Characteristics in the Age of Romanticism” pub. in The Hindustan Review  (ISSN No. 0972-1894) Vol.-39Ap.-Jun.2009.


  • “Representation of Sexual violence in Kamala Markandaya’s Novels “, pub. in “ In Fictional Capital: New Perspectives on Indian  English Fiction” (ISBN No. 978-81-8043-110-4 )
  • Symbolic Significance of Myth in Karnad’s ‘The Fire and The Rain’ pub. in the Contemporary Responses (ISBN No. 978-81-925776-2-3, AMS Publications 2013)

International Seminars/ Conferences


Paper titled ‘Colonized Writes Back’ in Amitav Ghosh’s Fiction’ presented in the               Conference sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research , New Delhi on             20th-22nd Feb. 2013

National Seminars

  • Paper titled “ Consequence of Crossing the Threshold  in Manju Kapoor’s  Difficult Daughters,” sponsored  by UGC at Ram Jaipal College, Chapra on  29th Mar.2009.
  • Paper titled “Combating the Multiple Marginalisation of Self in Indian Diasporic  women’s poems”  sponsored by UGC at Millat College,  Darbhanga on 14th Oct. 2011
  • Paper titled “Representation of Sexual  violence in Kamala Markandaya’s Novels “ sponsored by UGC at M.S.College  Motihari on  4th Feb.2012


  • Paper titled “Game as a Behavioural Anlysis of Childhood and A Window into Character’s Consciousness in Henry James Fiction”  sponsored by UGC at Patna Women’s College, Dept. of English Patna, on 7th Feb. 2012.
  • Paper titled ‘Representation of Female Psyche in Shashi Deshpande’s Roots and Shadows’ sponsored by UGC at M.D.D.M. College, Muzaffurpur. On 14th march. 2012.


  • Paper titled “ Decolonisation of History in Amitav Ghosh’s Fiction”  sponsored by UGC in  collaboration with The Department of English, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, University of Delhi, on 11-12 March 2014.