CFP: [Collections] Amitav Ghosh's 'The Sea of Poppies'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Neerja Arun and Dr. Rakesh Saraswat

We in India are bringing out a series of collections of essays on representative texts of
contemporary writers. Contributions are hereby invited on Amitav Ghosh's The Sea of Poppies for incorporation in a volume to be brought out by November 2009. The title will address different issues related to theme, plot, language, anthropology, marine industry, new modes of perception and readership; theoretical foregrounding of the novel, politics of agriculture and theoretical analysis of particular texts. The essays should be within 4500- 7000 words, and engage contemporary theoretical issues.
If you wish to contribute please send the abstracts of your paper to
either of aforementioned e mail id by 15th May, 2009 as an attachment
in MS Word. Once accepted the completed essays should be submitted at the same e-mail
address by 30th June, 2009. The essays should conform to the MLA style
specifications of in-text author-date citation and be double-spaced.