Dr. Ansu Louis

Assistant Professor
Humanities and Social Science
ansulouis@iitrpr.ac.in

Areas of Research

American Literature, Philosophy and Literature, Psychoanalysis and Advertising, Literary and Critical Theory, Greek Tragedy, and Visual Culture

Education

PhD (English), IIT Kanpur
M Phil (English), Pondicherry University
MA (English), Pondicherry University

Selected Publications/Patents

   “Philip Roth’s Quarrel with Realism in American Pastoral.” Notes on Contemporary Literature 38.2 (2008): 4-6. (With Gurumurthy Neelakantan).  
   “Two Versions of Oedipus and Philip Roth’s The Human Stain.” Philip Roth Studies 6.2 (2010): 167-187. (With Gurumurthy Neelakantan).  
   “The Politics of Desire in Thomas Pynchon’s V.” Notes on Contemporary Literature. 41.5 (2011): 4-6.  
   “Transgression and Oedipal Politics in Philip Roth’s Sabbath’s Theater.” The Explicator 70.2 (2012): 87-91.  
   “Critiquing Narratives of Progress: Alternative History in Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America.” The IUP Journal of American Literature 5.1 (2012): 34-43.
   “Kubla Khan and the Mythical Origins of Civilization.” Atlantic Critical Review 12.2 (2013): 1-12.
   “Ethnicity and the Rhetoric of Essentialism in Philip Roth’s Operation Shylock.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 55.4 (2014): 452-464.
  "The Mask of Historical Agency in Philip Roth's American Pastoral." The Explicator 75.3 (2017): 203-207.
"The Economy of Desire in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five." Symploke 26. 1-2 (2018) [Forthcoming].

Other Information

 

PhD SCHOLARS:

Mr. Rohit Jahari (MA English, Delhi University)

UG COURSES:

HUL 482      Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture

HUL 459      Fiction and Film

HS 102        English Language Skills

PG COURSES:

HUL 615     Literary Theory