Literatures in English
Literatures in English
Professor Dr. Mahasweta Sen Gupta


MA, Ph.D. (English Literature): Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India, 1983
MA, Ph.D. (Comparative Literature): University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, 1990.

Contact Details

Telephone:  09866229851
Email: msciefl@gmail.com


I studied English Literature at VisvaBharati University in 1975 and was a UGC Junior Research Fellow in the Department of English and Modern European Languages at the University.

My first job was in the same department as an Assistant Professor in 1978.

I completed my Ph.D. in 1983 and my thesis was in the area of Literary Theory and Criticism.

I joined the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1984 and did a MA after which I continued to do a Ph.d. in Comparative Literature. I completed the degree in 1990 and received award.


Assistant Professor, Visva-Bharati, Department of English and Modern European Languages, 1978-1983.

Teaching Assistant, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, 1984-1988

Associate Professor, Poona University, Pune, India, August 1990- January 1991.

Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, 1991-1994.

Associate Professor, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, Department of Distance Education, 1994- 2015.

Professor since 2000.

Research Interests

Romantic and Modern Literary Theory, Nineteenth Century Studies, Translation Studies, Comparative Literature.

Other interests


Assistant Professor Dr. B. Venkat Rao

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Assistant Professor Dr. K. Lavanya

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