Supriya Chaudhuri

Supriya Chaudhuri

Supriya Chaudhuri

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Supriya Chaudhuri (), is an internationally reputed Bengali Indian scholar of English literature. She is a professor at Kolkata's Jadavpur University. She was born in Delhi and grew up in Europe and India.

She was educated at South Point High School, Presidency College, Calcutta and then University of Oxford, where she was a State Scholar during 1973 to 1975, taking a First in English.After a few years at Presidency as Assistant Professor of English, she returned to Oxford on an Inlaks Scholarship (1978–81) for doctoral research on Renaissance Studies. She was awarded D.Phil. in 1981. She joined the faculty of Jadavpur University after having taught at Presidency College and Calcutta University. She is in charge of the UGC funded research programme of the university's English Department. Her scholarship ranges widely over many fields, notably literary theory, 18th Century British Literature, modernism, the Renaissance. She specializes in the history of ideas.

She was an Oxford badminton half-blue and holds a black belt in Kyokushinkai karate.

She has edited the following volumes:

Writing Over: Medieval to Renaissance (edited along with Sukanta Chaudhuri), Literature and Gender: Essays for Jasodhara Bagchi (edited along with Sajni Mukherji) (Orient Longman, 2002), Literature and Philosophy: Essays in Connexion (Papyrus, 2006), Petrarch and the Renaissance (edited along with Sukanta Chaudhuri)

She is a major contributor to the Oxford Tagore Tranlsations and has translated......
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