K. V. Dominic

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K. V. Dominic
K v dominic.jpg
Born (1956-02-13) 13 February 1956 (age 64)
Kalady, Kerala, India
Occupationwriter , poet, critic
NationalityIndian
Notable works
  • Winged Reason
  • Write Son, Write
  • Multicultural Symphony
Website
www.profkvdominic.com

K. V. Dominic (born 13 February 1956), an Indian poet, short story writer, editor, and critic, writing in English. He is a retired professor of the PG & Research Department of English, Newman College, Thodupuzha, Kerala. He was awarded a PhD on the novels of R. K. Narayan from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.[1]

Literary career[edit]

Dominic has published 40 books including six books of English poems, one each translated book of poetry in Hindi, French, Bengali and Gujarati and two short story collections in English.[2][3] [4] His poems feature in the anthology, The Dance of the Peacock: An Anthology of English Poetry from India,[5] published by Hidden Brook Press,[6] Canada. His English and Hindi translated poems are included in the Amaravathi Poetic Prism 2016 International Multilingual Poetry Anthology.[7] Dominic’s poetry has been studied by scholars and writers from India and abroad.[8] [9] [10] A complete collection of K. V. Dominic's poems was published by Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, USA in 2016. [11]

Activities and Recognition[edit]

Dominic is the Secretary of the GIEWEC (Guild of Indian English Writers Editors and Critics). He conducts workshop on research methodology and MLA style of documentation in different parts of India every year. [12][8]

Editorship[edit]

Dominic is editor and publisher of the International Journal on Multicultural Literature (IJML)' and Editor-in-Chief of the Guild's international refereed biannual journal, Writers Editors Critics (WEC).[13] [14]

Interviews[edit]

Dominic has been interviewed by several scholars and litterateurs.

  • Interview with Prof. Dr. K. V. Dominic by Prof. Elisabetta Marino published in MOSAICO, Italiano February 2012 issue and English Translation in Labyrinth[15] vol-4 No.-2, Gwalior, India, April, 2012.
  • Interview with Prof. K. V. Dominic by Dr. Rohit Phutela published in International Journal on Multicultural Literature,[16][17] Vol-7, No-1, Kerala, India, January, 2017.
  • Prof. K. V. Dominic in Conversation with Parthajit Ghosh published in Poetcrit[18] Vol-30, No-2, Himachal Pradesh, India, July 2017
  • Revelations of a Pantheistic Poet: Dr K.V. Dominic in Conversation[19] by Goutam Karmakar published in Writers in Conversation,[20] Flinders University Journal, Vol-4, No- 2, Australia, August 2017.

Published books[edit]

Poetry collection[edit]

  • Winged Reason(2010), Authorspress, New Delhi
  • Write Son, Write(2011), Gnosis, New Delhi
  • Multicultural Symphony (2014), Gnosis, New Delhi
  • Contemporary Concerns and Beyond(2016), Authorspress New Delhi
  • K. V. Dominic Essential Readings and Study Guide (2016), Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, USA[11]
  • Abheepsa(Hindi translated poems) (2016), Trans. Dr. Santosh Alex. Authorspress, New Delhi
  • Aapni Abheepsa. (Gujarati Translated Poems). (2016), Trans. Fr. Varghese Paul, SJ and Yoseph Macwan. Rennade Prakashan, Ahmedabad[21]
  • Cataracts of Compassion (2017), Authors Press, New Delhi[4]
  • Poèmes Philosophiques de K V Dominic: Poèmes sur la justice sociale, les droits des femmes et de l'environnement (French Edition) (2019) Kindle Edition[22]
  • Winged Reason--A Bilingual Anthology of Poems Translated by Barathi Srinivasan. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2019. [23]
  • Write My Son, WriteTranslated into Bengali by Dr. Sabita Chakraborty. Underground Literature, Kolkata, 2019.

Short story[edit]

  • Who is Responsible?(2016), Authorspress, New Delhi
  • Sanchita Karma and Other Tales of Ethics and Choice from India (2018), Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, USA[24]

Criticism[edit]

  • Pathos in the Short Stories of Rabindranath Tagore. New Delhi: Sarup Book Publishers, 2009.
  • Multicultural Consciousness in the Novels of R. K. Narayan. New Delhi. Authorspress, 2012.

Edited books[edit]

  • Postcolonial Readings in Indo-Anglian Literature. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2009.
  • Selected Short Stories in Contemporary Indo-Anglian Literature. New Delhi: Sarup Book Publishers, 2009.
  • Stephen Gill's Poetry: Panorama World Peace. New Delhi: Gnosis, 2010.
  • Discourses on Contemporary Indian English Poets. New Delhi: Gnosis, 2010.
  • Studies in Contemporary Canadian Literature. New Delhi: Sarup Book Publishers, 2010.
  • Critical Studies on Contemporary Indian English Women Writers. Sarup Book Publishers, 2010.
  • Critical Perspectives on the Poetry of R. K. Singh, D. C. Chambial and I. K. Sharma. New Delhi: Access, 2011.
  • Discourses on Five Indian Poets in English: Keki N. Daruwalla, Shiv. K. Kumar, Pronab Kumar Majumder, Syed Ameeruddin and Aju Mukhopadhyay. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2011.
  • Concepts and Contexts of Diasporic Literature of India. New Delhi: Gnosis, 2011.
  • Changing Face of Women in Literature: The Flaming Spirit. New Delhi: Gnosis, 2012.
  • Studies on Six Indian Poets in English: Jayanta Mahapatra, Hazara Singh, P C K Prem, Gopikrishnan Kottoor, Manas Bakshi, Chandramoni Narayanaswamy. New Delhi: Gnosis, 2012.
  • African and Afro-American Literature: Insights and Interpretations. New Delhi. Authorspress, 2012.
  • Critical Evaluation of Contemporary Indian Poetry in English. New Delhi. Access, 2012.
  • Jayanti M. Dalal: Select Stories(Edited Stories) (2013), Authorspress, New Delhi
  • Sarojini Sahoo's Feminine Reflections. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2014.
  • Indian Literatures in English: New Directions, Newer Possibilities. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2014.
  • Multicultural Literature of India: A Critical Evaluation of Contemporary Regional Literatures. Jaipur: Vking Publishers, 2015.
  • World English Fiction: Bridging Oneness. Jaipur: Vking Publishers, 2015.
  • Multicultural Studies on Three Nobel Laureates—Rabindranath Tagore, Toni Morrison and Alice Munro. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2016.

[25]

  • Pamela Jeyaraju, eds. Environmental Literature: Research Papers and Poems. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2016.[26]
  • The Poetic Art of T. V. Reddy: New Perspectives. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2017.[27]
  • Raichel M Sylus, eds. Multicultural Matrix: Shifting Paradigms. New Delhi: Authors Press, 2017.[28]
  • S. Barathi, eds. Diasporas and Dilemmas: The Voice of an Exile. New Delhi: Authors Press, 2017.[29]
  • A Journey from Within to Beyond: A Bunch of Short Stories Culled from Different Cultures. New Delhi: Authors Press, 2018.[30]
  • Muse of Now Paradigm: An Entry into Poepro. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2020.[31]

Critical books on Dominic's poetry[edit]

  • English Poetry in India: A Comprehensive Survey of Trends and Thought Patterns. By P C K Prem. Published by Authorspress, New Delhi in 2011
  • Philosophical Musings for a Meaningful Life: An Analysis of K. V. Dominic's Poems(2016), Ed. S. Kumaran., Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, United States
  • Essential Readings and Study Guide.(2016), Ed. Victor R. Volkman. Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, United States
  • Write My Son, Write—Text and Interpretation: An Exercise in Reading. (2016) By Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhayaya. Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, United States
  • A Critical Survey of Indo-English Poetry. By Prof. T. V. Reddy. Published by Authorspress, New Delhi in 2016
  • K V DOMINIC CRITICISM AND COMMENTARY: AN ESSENTIAL READINGS COMPANION. By Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya. Modern History Press, Ann Arbor, USA in 2017[32]
  • The Social, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Modern Indian Poetry in English. Edited by Vijay Kumar Roy. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Lady Stephenson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2PA, UK, 2017[33]
  • Poetical Sensibility of K V Dominic’s Creative Muse. By Dr. Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2019.[34]
  • P.C.K. Prem’s History of Contemporary Indian English Poetry: An Appraisal, Volume I & II. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2019.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K.V. Dominic's Winged Reason by Prof. Dr. Ram Sharma". Boloji.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  2. ^ "BOOKS - Prof. K V Dominic". Profkvdominic.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ a b https://www.amazon.in/dp/B077FXPD7K
  5. ^ Grove, Richard. "The Dance of the Peacock:An Anthology of English Poetry from India" (current). Hidden Brook Press, Canada. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  6. ^ Press, Hidden Brook. "Hidden Brook Press". Hidden Brook Press. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Welcome to Muse India". Museindia.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  8. ^ a b Kumaran, S., ed. (1 February 2016). Philosophical Musings for a Meaningful Life: An Analysis of K.V. Dominic's Poems. Modern History Press. ASIN 1615992669.
  9. ^ P, Prem (20 August 2017). English Poetry in India: A Comprehensive Survey of Trends and Thought Patterns. Authorspress. ASIN 8172736029.
  10. ^ Reddy, T. V. (20 August 2017). A Critical Survey of Indo-English Poetry. Authorspress. ASIN 9352072499.
  11. ^ a b Dominic, K. V. (15 July 2016). K. V. Dominic Essential Readings and Study Guide: Poems about Social Justice, Women's Rights, and the Environment. Modern History Press. ASIN 1615993037.
  12. ^ "Interview with Prof. K. V. Dominic". connection.ebscohost.com. Archived from the original on 10 January 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  13. ^ [2]. Accessed 10 May 2013 Archived 10 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ [3]. Accessed 10 May 2013
  15. ^ "Welcome to UGC, New Delhi, India". Ugc.ac.in. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Welcome to UGC, New Delhi, India". Ugc.ac.in. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  17. ^ "International Journal on Multicultural Literature".
  18. ^ "Welcome to UGC, New Delhi, India". Ugc.ac.in. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  19. ^ Karmakar, Goutam (August 2017). "Revelations of a Pantheistic Poet: Dr K.V. Dominic in Conversation". Writers in Conversation. 4 (2). doi:10.22356/wic.v4i2.18.
  20. ^ "Writers in Conversation". journals.flinders.edu.au. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  21. ^ "Prof. K V Dominic - Prof.K V Dominic". Profkvdominic.com. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  22. ^ https://www.amazon.in/Po%C3%A8mes-Philosophiques-Dominic-justice-lenvironnement-ebook/dp/B07PRB4926/ref=sr_1_32?qid=1554618895&refinements=p_27%3AK.+V.+Dominic&s=books&sr=1-32
  23. ^ https://www.amazon.in/Winged-Reason-Bilingual-Translated-Anthology/dp/B07WZD97S7/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Winged+REason+by+Barathi+Srinivasan&qid=1569137577&s=books&sr=1-1
  24. ^ Dominic, K. V. (2018). Sanchita Karma and Other Tales of Ethics and Choice from India. ISBN 978-1615993932.
  25. ^ Dominic, K. V. (20 August 2017). Contemporary Concerns and Beyond. Authorspress. ASIN 9352074009.
  26. ^ Dominic, K. V.; Jeyaraju, Pamela (20 August 2017). Environmental Literature: Research Papers and Poems. Authorspress. ASIN 9352073096.
  27. ^ http://authorspressbooks.com/book_detail.php?preference=1242
  28. ^ https://www.amazon.in/dp/B077CZZWSL
  29. ^ https://www.amazon.in/dp/B077D1L93N
  30. ^ https://www.amazon.in/Journey-Within-Beyond-Different-Cultures/dp/B07HYTBKG9/ref=sr_1_13?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1541992336&sr=1-13&refinements=p_27%3AK.+V.+Dominic
  31. ^ https://www.amazon.in/s?k=muse+of+now+paradigm&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss
  32. ^ https://www.amazon.in/dp/1615993576
  33. ^ http://lib.myilibrary.com/ProductDetail.aspx?id=1010150
  34. ^ https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07W9BJL5W/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Ramesh+Chandra+MUkhopadhayaya&qid=1565499018&s=books&sr=1-1-spell

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