Tuesday, May 10, 2011

New books & Journals @ the library

These books were donated by Sura P Rath, Professor and Director of the University College at UNT Dallas.  He is an author or editor of each of these books or journals.  They will be shelved in the faculty/staff collection.


Forms of Knowledge in India: Critical Revaluations. Suresh Raval, G. M. Mehta, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, eds. Delhi : Pencraft International, 2008.


“This volume evolved out of the ninth international conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory held in Udaipur during 17-20 December 2006. The theme of the conference was ‘Knowledge Systems in a Climate of Creativity: Indian Perspectives.’ “ Sura P Rath, editor and contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



South Central Review. Vol. 3, no. 4, Winter 1986. College Station, TX : Texas A&M University, c1986.

Journal for the South Central Modern Language Association. Sura P Rath, guest editor and contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Ariel: A review of international English Literature. Vol. 22, no. 2, April 1991. Calgary : University of Calgary, c1991.

Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty. Full text available from Open Journal Systems (OJS): 1970 to present



Studies in Short Fiction. Vol. 21, no. 3, summer 1984. Newberry, S.C.: Newberry College, c1984.

An academic literary journal. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



College Literature: Literary Theory in the classroom. June 1991. West Chester, Pa. : West Chester University, 1991.

“College Literature is a triannual journal of scholarly criticism dedicated to serving the needs of college/university teachers by providing them with access to innovative ways of studying and teaching new bodies of literature and experiencing old literatures in new ways.” From editorial policy of journal. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Indian Journal of American Studies. V. 16 no. 1 winter 1986. Hyderabad : American Studies Research Centre, c1986.

Written primarily by Indian scholars about the history, institutions, literature and culture of the United States. It includes articles, notes, review articles and book reviews. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.


Comparative Literature Studies. Vol. 26, no. 2, 1989. University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press, c1989.

An academic literary journal published by Pennsylvania State University. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Literature and Belief: The tradition of metaphysical poetry and belief. Provo, UT. : Brigham Young University, c1999.

“The thirteen essays collected in this edition are the fruits of a 1997 symposium on “The Tradition of Metaphysical Poetry and Belief” sponsored by this journal and the Center for the Study of Christian Values in Literature at Brigham Young University.” Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.


Social Text. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, c2006.

A memorial issue for Edward Said, this journal is sponsored by the Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University and by the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.


Diogene. No. 136. Octobre-Décembre 1986. Paris : Gallimard, c1986.

Diogenes. Spanish. No. 136. México, D.F. : [Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Coordinación de Humanidades], c1986.

Diogene. 148, Winter 1989. Firenze : Casalini Libri, c1989.

Diogenes. Chinese. Di ou gen ni. no.1, 1990. Beijing : She hui ke xue wen xian chu ban she, 1990.

An Academic literary journal. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



South Asian Folklore, an encyclopedia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

An encyclopedia with short articles pertaining to the folklore and customs of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Literature of Travel and Exploration: An encyclopedia. 3 vols. New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003.

An encyclopedia of explorers and their travels and discoveries. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Flannery O'Connor : new perspectives. Sura P. Rath and Mary Neff Shaw. Athens, eds. University of Georgia Press, 1996.

“These ten essays, seven of which are previously unpublished, reflect the broadening of critical approaches to Flannery O’Connor’s work over the past decade. The essays offer both new directions for, and new insights into, reading O’Connor’s fiction.” From the back cover. Sura P Rath, editor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Theory and Praxis. Curriculum, Culture and English Studies. Prafulla C. Kar, Kailash C. Baral, Sura P. Rath. Eds. Delhi : Pencraft International, 2003.

A selection of essays from the Journal of Contemporary Thought published from 1991 to 2000. This book commemorates the tenth anniversary of the publication. Sura P Rath, editor and contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.



Reflections on Literature, Criticism and Theory: Essays in Honour of Professor Prafulla C. Kar. Sura P. Rath, Kailash C. Baral, D. Venkat Rao, eds. Delhi : Pencraft International, 2004.

A series of essays selected in part due to Professor Prafulla C. Kar’s interest in the subjects. The editors and many of the contributors know the Professor and have a professional relationship with him.


Theory as Variation. Delhi : Pencraft International in association with Forum on Contemporary Theory, and Dept. of English, Mangalore Univ., 2007.

Some of the papers presented in this volume are revised editions of ones presented at the Forum on Contemporary Theory held in Mangalore on December 14-17, 2005. The rest of the papers were selected from those submitted in response to a call for papers. The theme of the conference was “The Art and Politics of Subversion: Theory in a Counter Mode.” Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.


Paradoxical Citizenship: Edward Said. Silvia Nagy-Zekmi, ed. Lanham : Lexington Books, c2006.

This book was put together to memorialize Edward Said with writings of Said scholars, critics and academics. Sura P Rath, contributor, is a member of the UNT Dallas faculty.

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