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DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
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dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

DATE:……….

From:
Dr. Samir Kumar Sharma
Secretary
Dr. RC Prasad Memorial Committee
Email: sharmasamir75@yahoo.com

To
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We are pleased to inform you that Dr. R.C. Prasad Memorial Committee has taken the decision to invite scholarly research articles from reputed scholars in order to publish a Festschrift in the memory of the Late Dr. R.C. Prasad, who was a great teacher a prolific writer and translator- all rolled into one. He was Head of the Department of English, Patna Univesity, Patna, Pro-Vice-chancellor, Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur and Principal, Patna College, Patna. Dr. Prasad was an M.A. (Pat.), Ph.D. (Edin) and D. Litt. (Pat). He has authored two novels - The Mahatma and Udare Majhe, two volumes of short stories, and a number of critical books. Some of them are –

1. Literary Criticism in Hindi
2. Dr. Johnson; Samiksha aur Sidhanta
3. Adhunika Hindi Alochana par Paschatya Prabhava
4. Shailee
5. Bihar
6. Lifting the Veil
7. Mystic of Feeling
8. Vimanita
9. Early British Travellers in India.
10. B.R. Ambedkar

Early British Travellers in India has earned encomiums all over the globe and is mentioned in the Cambridge History of English Literature. For Adhunika Hindi Ka Alochana par Paschatya Prabhava Patna University conferred on him the degree of D. Litt. in 1967.

Contd…..

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

DATE:……….

To pay glowing tribute to such a brilliant teacher and erudite scholar we request you kindly to send research articles and reminiscences. You are free to send an article related to any aspect of English Language and Literature but it would be better if you concentrate on the following topics as they were of topical interest to the late Dr. Prasad –

1. Chaucer
2. Langland
3. Shakespeare
4. Milton
5. Keats
6. Criticism
7. Comparative Literature
8. Indian Myth and Literature
9. Translation
10. History and Literature
11. Bihar in Literature / Writers from Bihar
12. British Travellers in India
13. Literary Theory
14. Linguistics and Language Teaching
15. Diaspora Literature
16. Oriental Touch in English
17. Modern Trends in Criticism
18. Dr. Ramchandra Prasad’s life and his works
19. Dr. Ram Chandra Prasad and Sriramcharitamanas
Dimension of Paper
1. Computer typed articles - 2500 – 3000 words, along with C.D. or by
Email on address: dr.rcp2011@gmail.com
2. MLA Style Sheet, 7th ed.,
(a) Times New Roman
(b) 12 Font
(c) Double Space
We shall be highly beholden to you if you send the articles by 31.12.2011. After the consent of the Editorial Board, the Commemorative Volume will be published and released by 31.3.2012, hopefully.

Cordially yours,

(Samir Kumar Sharma)

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