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The Novels Of Amitav Ghosh

An Analytical Appraisal

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Publisher:   B.R. Publishing Corporation

ISBN: 9789350500620

Edition: Ist Edition

Pages: 275

Binding: Hardback(HB)

Publication Year: 2013


About the Book


Amitav Ghosh (11 July 1956)was born in Calcutta and brought up in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. Delhi and Oxford University have been prime institutions for his academic study. He is widely travelled man and even now he managed his time between Kolkata, Goa and Brooklyn. He has authored seven volumes of fiction and five volumes of nonfiction. Most of the novels authored by him remained best selling and he is crowned with a number of coveted awards: The Prix Medicis Étrangère(1990); The Ananda Puraskar(1990); Sahitya Akademi(1990); Best American Essays(1995); Nomination for American Society of Magazine Editors Award( 1999); The Arthur C. Clark Award(1996);  The Pushcart Prize (1999);  Grand Prize for Fiction; Frankfurt eBook Award(2001); Crossword Book Award(2005); Finalist, Kiriyama Prize (2006);  Padma Shri Award( 2007); Grinzane Cavour Prize(2007); Asian-American Literary Award(2007); Shortlisted, Man Booker Prize(2008); Crossword Book Award(2009); Indiaplaza Golden Quill Award(2009); Dan David Prize(2010) and Blue Metropolis International Literary Grand Prix (2011).





  1. A Tribute Poem to Amitav Ghosh - Dr. Vivekanand Jha
  2. Raj Kumar: A Picaro? Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace - Dr. Indira Nityanandam
  3. Transcendence Of Sense Of Place: Sea Of Poppies And River Of Smoke As Petrofiction - Dr. Deepak Thakur
  4. A Thematic Study of  The Calcutta Chromosome  - Dr. Smita Jha
  5. Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies: Traverse of Human Exploitation - Lt. (Dr.) Satendra Kumar.
  6. Anti-Art and Counter-Science: A Postcolonial Reading of Amitav Ghosh’s The Calcutta Chromosome - Dr. Dinesh Kumar
  7. Hostile Environment in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide - Dr. Dalvir Singh Gahlawat
  8. The Discourse of Marginality in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of  Poppies - Dr. Vijay Kumar Roy & Dr. Tribhuwan Kumar
  9. History, Race and Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies - Dr. Rajnish Mishra
  10. Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace: A Postcolonial Study  - Dr. T. Sasikanth Reddy
  11. Postcolonial Ideologies: A critique of Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies - Dr. Kavita Chauhan
  12. Amitav Ghosh’s “The Calcutta Chromosome”-A Critique of the Eurocentric Discourse of Science.
  13. Dr.Tushti Sharma
  14. The Morichjhapi Massacre: Reading Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide from Human Rights perspectives - Prof. (Ms.) Koyel Chakrabarty
  15. Suppression as depression: a critical study of sea of poppies by Amitav Ghosh - Prof. Latha Mutyaboyina
  16. The Hungry Tide: A Postmodern Novel - Prof. Megha Jain
  17. The Fictional World Of Amitav Ghosh - Prof. Rupali S. Bhave
  18. Amitav Ghosh’s River of Smoke– Fictionalising History - Prof. Ragu Antony & Mr. A.  Ilayaraja
  19. Blurring Boundaries in Amitav Ghosh’s Shadow Lines - Prof. Reenu George
  20. The Shadow Lines: Striated Spaces of Imagined Communities - Mr. Shreesha Udupa
  21. Major Characterization in Amitav Ghosh’s River of Smoke - Dr. Vivekanand Jha
  22. A Novelist with the Novelist: Lila Azam Zanganeh interviews Amitav Ghosh

Bio of Authors/Editors


Dr Vivekanand Jha is A Translator, Editor And Award Winning Poet.. He Is The Author Of 5 Books Of Poetry. He Has Also Authored One Critical Book On The Poetry Of Jayanta Mahapatra And Edited Nine Critical Anthologies On Indian English Writing. His Works Have Been Published In More Than 100 Magazines Round The World. Moreover His Poems Have Been Published In More Than 25 Poetry Anthologies. He Has More Than 25 Research And Critical Articles Published In Various National And International Anthologies And Referred Journals. Recently He Has Edited A Poetry Anthology, The Dance Of The Peacock, Featuring 151 Indian English Poets And Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He Is Son Of Noted Professor, Poet And Award Winning Translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned With Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi). He Is The Chief Editor Of Two Literary Journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature.



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