Karkala, John A.

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KARKALA, John A. Also writes as John B. Alphonso-Karkala. Indian, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Genealogy/Heraldry, Literary criticism and history, Bibliography, Biography. Career: Columbia University, NYC, teaching fellow, Oriental Studies Program, 1962-64, visiting professor of Oriental humanities, fall 1969, associate of seminars, 1999-; State University of New York at New Paltz, assistant professor, 1964-65, associate professor, 1965-68, professor of literature, 1969-98, professor emeritus, 1999-. Member, Indian Foreign Missions, Geneva, London, and United Nations, NYC, 1953-60. Publications: Indo-English Literature in the Nineteenth Century, 1970; Passions of the Nightless Nights (novel), 1974; (with L. Karkala) Bibliography of Indo-English Literature, 1800-1966, 1974; Studies in Comparative Literature: Essays, 1974; Jawaharlal Nehru: A Literary Portrait, 1975; (with L. Karkala) When Night Falls (verse), 1980; Joys of Jayamagara (novel), 1981; (with L. Karkala) Indo-English Literature: Essays, 1994; (with R.A. Karkala) Teisko Ancestry: Record of Six Generations, 2001. EDITOR: An Anthology of Indian Literature: Selections from Vedas to Tagore, 1972, rev. ed., 1987; Vedic Vision, 1980. Address: 100 Bennett Ave Apt 4E, New York, NY 10033-3045, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]