Dr. Mary T. Mathew is an Associate Dean of Liberal Arts and an Associate Professor of English in North Carolina Central University. She received her Ph.D. in Nineteenth-Century British Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
1996 0-7734-4236-7 This book analyses the development of Tagore's heroines within the framework of the Bildungsroman, and also explores the ways in which the 'female Bildung' can be facilitated within a Hindu ideology. It examines gender development in Tagore in terms of both its privatized cultural context Western critical ideology.
2008 0-7734-5174-9 This work offers an English translation of the Malayalam novel Nrittam. Written by Maniyambath Mukundan, the novel is a poignant tale of love and loss told in contrapuntal versions by multiple narrators, Sridhar and Agni, communicating through the cyber medium. Forty-eight-year-old Sridhar’s placid bachelor life is interrupted by an email from an anonymous writer, using the pseudonym, Agni. The writer asks if Sridhar would be willing to receive successive emails disclosing Agni’s life story and, as Sridhar agrees, the story unfolds.