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Profile: Amrita Dhar

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Early Modern Studies; Milton; Shakespeare; Poetry; Drama; Disability Studies; Mountaineering Culture Studies


'Travel and Mountains', in The Cambridge History of Travel Writing, edited by Nandini Das and Tim Youngs (invited; forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, 2016) 

‘The Matter of History: Himalayan Mountaineering and Its Archives’, The Himalayan Journal (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016), pp. 26-40

'Seeing Feelingly: Sight and Service in King Lear', in Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body, edited by Sujata Iyengar (New York: Routledge, 2015), pp. 76-92 

'Two Walks in the Kishtwar', co-authored with Harish Kapadia, in The Himalayan Journal (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 135-150 

'The Unaccommodated: The Himalaya and the Makers of Their Literature', in The Himalayan Journal (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 1-16 

'Food and Literature of the Himalayan Heights', in The Writer's Feast: Food and the Cultures of Representation, edited by Supriya Chaudhuri and Rimi B. Chatterjee (New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2011), pp. 206-222 

'Milton and His Created World' in The Word and the World, edited by Sukanya Dasgupta and Mangala Gauri Chakraborty (Kolkata: Loreto College, 2009), pp. 125-136

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