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Kapil Kapoor

Nationality: Indian

Gender: male

Date Of Brith: 17/11/1940

Present Position: Chief Editor, Encyclopaedia of Indian Parties

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

Master M.A. in English Delhi University 1960
Ph.D Ph.D. in English JNU 1984
Others M.Litt Linguistics Delhi University 1970


Position(s) Held:

1 Rector (Pro-Vice-Chancellor) JNU 1999 2002
2 Dean, School of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies, JNU 1997 1999
3 Head, Centre of Linguistics and English, JNU 1978 1984
    1993 1995
    1997 1997


Membership(s) of Societies/Association:

1. Member ICPR Delhi.
2. Member Sub Div. Rarce of UGC.

About the Author

Kapil Kapoor (1940-) is Professor of English, Centre for Linguistics and English, and Concurrent Professor, Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was Dean of the School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, JNU, from 1997-1999 and Rector of the University from 1999-2002. His teaching and research interests include literary and linguistic theories - both Indian and Western, philosophy of language, nineteenth century British life, literature and thought, and Indian intellectual traditions. He has been lecturing on these themes and has written extensively on them. He has been teaching for almost forty-five years now. Literary Theory - Indian Conceptual Framework (1998); Canonical Texts of Literary Criticism (1995); Language, Literature and Linguistics - The Indian Perspective (1994); and South Asian Love Poetry (1994) are among his publications. His book, Dimensions of Panini Grammar - The Indian Grammatical System, is in press.

Details of Books/Monographs

1 Semantic Structure and the Verb: A Propositional Anaysis Intellectual Publishers 1985
2 Grading Criteria for Neo-Literate Materials Jamia University Press 1987
3 English in India Academic Foundations 1991
4 Language, Linguistics and Literature Academic Foundations 1994
5 South-Asian Love Poetry East-West Press 1994
6 Canonical Texts of English Literary Criticism with Selections from Classical Poeticians Academic Foundations 1995
7 Literary Theory: Indian Conceptual Framework East-West Press 1998
8 Dimensions of Panini Grammar D.K. Printworld 2005
9 Text and Interpretation D.K. Printworld 2005
10 Indian Knowledge Systems D.K. Printworld 2005
11 Sanskrit Studies, Vol. I JNU 2005


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