Dr. C.L.Shilaja
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Retrieving the Self from Oblivion: A Study of the Selected Novels of Toni Morrison and Louise Erdrich


 Scopus Indexed Articles:

1. C.L.Shilaja  and Rennet Samson.  “Retrieving Communal Memory from Oblivion: Toni        Morrison’s Beloved and A Mercy.” The International Journal of the Humanities,                  9.11(2012):1-8. ISSN: 1447-9508
2. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “Trauma and Collective Memory in Toni Morrison's Beloved and A                Mercy”. The IUP Journal of English Studies, Vol. No. 4, December 2015, pp. 30-36.            ISSN 0973-3728 pg.no 30-36
3. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “Writing Resistance: An understanding of the narratives of                            empowerment in Toni Morrison's A Mercy”. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary                Studies in Humanities, Vol.8, No.1 2016. ISSN: 0975-2935
4. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “Race, Class, and Gender in the novels of Louise Erdrich’s The                  Plague of Doves And Toni Morrison’s A Mercy”. Man in India ,Vo.96, Iss.5(2016) ISSN:      0025-1569 pg.n0. 449-458
5. Sathiya Priya, T  & Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “Collaborative learning” Man in India ,Vo.96,                  Iss.9(2016) ISSN: 0025-1569
6. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “Art of Storytelling and the Role if Memory in the Novels of Morrison’s          Beloved and Louise Erdrich’s Tracks”. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in       Humanities, Vol.9, No.1 2017. ISSN: 0975-293, pg. No 92-102
7. T. Sathiya Priya & Dr.C. L. Shilaja, “From Pasta to Pigfoot” Asian Journal of Women's        Studies, 23:3, 417-420,
1. C.L.Shilaja and Rennet Samson (2011), “Historical narrative in the novels of Toni                Morrison’s A Mercy and Louise Erdrich’s The Plague of Doves” published in                        Vishwabharati, Vol-2, Issue -1, pg(23-26). ISSN: 0975-9883
2. C.L.Shilaja and Rennet Samson (2011), “The theme of Retrieving from Oblivion in the        novels of Toni Morrison and Louise Erdrich” published in Journal of Humanities and            Applied Sciences, Vol-1     Issue – 3, pg (65-69). ISSN 2248 –9673
1. C.L.Shilaja and Rennet Samson, “Teaching of English through a novel of Toni                     Morrison”. Kalpana Purohit, Sharad Rajimwale Ed. Teaching of English New                       Dimension.  ISBN 978-93-81465-52-3  Alfa Publications, New Delhi
2. C.L.Shilaja and Rennet Samson, “Environmental Issues in the select novels of Toni            Morrison and Louise Erdrich”. Vijay Kumar Roy. Ed. Nature Environment and                      Literature. ISBN 978-81-7625-852-4, Sarup publishers, New Delhi
3. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “Shifting Paradigms in Postmodern Indian Literature with Special                Reference to the Novels of Chetan Bhagat”.K.V.Raghupathi. Ed. Critical Perspectives        on the Post 1980 Indian novel in English. ISBN 978-93-82532-72, Jaipur Yiking Books
4. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “ Eco-centric vision in the novels of Louise Erdich’s Tracks and                    Sivakami’s The Taming of Women”. S.Karthik Kumar. Ed. Green Thoughts: Essays on      Eco-Literature. ISBN: 978-93-85283-64-2, Iyal Publications
5. Dr.C.L.Shilaja, “”.Vijay Kumar Roy.Ed. The Social, Cultural and Spiritual dimensions of      Modern Indian Poetry in English. ISBN  9781-4438-79682 Cambridge Scholar                    Publishing

 Papers presented in International/National workshops


1.  C.L.Shilaja and Rennet Samson (2011), “Pollution of Environment in the novels of Louise       Erdrich’s Tracks and Plague of Doves”. 2011 International Conference on Social Science       and Humanity at  Singapore, 26-28 Feb, Pg (228-231) (IEEE:CFP1132M-PRT)ISBN:978-       1-4244-9374-6
 2.  C.L.Shilaja and Rennet Samson(2011),“Retrieving Communal Memory from Oblivion:              Toni  Morrison’s Beloved and Mercy.” Proceeding of the Ninth International Conference           on New  Directions in the Humanities. June 8-11. Spain : University dad de                             Granada,Campus La Cartuja Granada. 
PAPERS PRESENTED- National Conference/Seminars- 08
American Literature, Indian Writing in English, Post colonial Studies, ELT