Malayalam Literary Survey

The quarterly journal intended to promote Malayalam literature and culture outside the state is now UGC CARE-listed and is open for well-written, insightful research papers on related topics.

Life writing from the margins: Narratives of the displaced and the defeated
E.V. Ramakrishnan
Gendered spaces in Kerala theatre
Shifana P.A.
Men scripting the Malayali Femina Sacra
Arya A.
Modern woman in self-narratives
Dr Ajitha Chemban
The voice of the marginalised: Locating the life writings of the Catholic nuns in Kerala
Josiya P. Shaju, Dr Soni Joseph, Dr Jyotsna Sinha
Two women on the margins: Juxtaposing Dayabai’s Pachaviral and Seleena Prakkanam’s Chengara
Samaravum Ente Jeevithavum

Tom Thomas, Shaily Sharma & Jins Jose
Stuttering selfhood and stammering voices: Reading C.K. Janu’s Mother Forest and Suraiya Banu’s Dupe
Krishnan Unni P.
Singling out from the many: Tribal autobiography and the appropriation of the Self
A.C. Sreehari
Prospects of the ‘I’ as Queer in emerging Queer Autobiographies- Contestations of gender and
sexuality in Kerala, the model(led) state

Aparna Reghunathan
Ecocritical concerns in the autobiographical narrative of Kallen Pokkudan
Dr Alex L.
Caste-ridden memories: Reading narratives of Coorg labour migrations from Kerala
Sreekala K.B. and Shalini M.
Tea-smelling Struggles: A reading of Kolunth: Oru Pensamarathinte Aathmabhashanam
Dr P.J. Sajin
C. Keshavan: On the life and contributions of a radical from the margins
Dr Amal Pullarkkattu Pushkaran
Reading K.M. Kunjilekshmi Kettilamma in the historical context of colonial modernity
Dr Rekha P.

A note to authors

  1. The research papers- original, well-written, error-free and proofread- should be sent to [email protected]
  2. The papers should accompany an abstract, a statement from the author and personal and official addresses.
  3. The papers should be in editable format.
  4. The translations should accompany a certificate of consent from the original author.
  5. Every communication regarding publication would only be through e-mail.
  6. Kerala Sahitya Akademi is bound to protect international laws on plagiarism and research integrity.