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Prof. Amar Nath Dhar

Prof. A.N. Dhar

Prof. A.N. Dhar

Prof. A.N. Dhar holds a doctorate in English Literature and a Diploma in English Studies from the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad. He is a distinguished scholar of English and a seasoned teacher, having taught at the University of Kashmir and earlier at the M.A.M. College, Jammu cumulatively for about three decades. A former Head of the Department of English and Director, ELT Centre, University of Kashmir, on his retirement from service Prof. Dhar, was awarded a 2‑year U.G.C. Emeritus Fellowship in English which he held at the University of Jammu from October 1990 to September 1992. Later, he was awarded a Senior Fellowship in Literature by the Department of Culture, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for another two years (October 1997 to September 1999). Based at Jammu for the past twelve years or so, he remains actively engaged in literary and socio-cultural pursuits. He has to his credit several books besides many research articles published in prestigious journals in the country.

Prof Dhar has his research interests in the areas of 19th century British poetry, mystical and comparative literature, stylistics and literary translation. In 1984 he was awarded a Visitorship by the British Council for academic visit to several British Universities. Since 1995, he has remained closely associated with the Bhagavaan Gopinathji Trust, Jammu as the Honorary Editor of the trilingual religio-cultural journal, now registered under the title Shuddha Vidya, published biannuallv by the Trust. He is the President Prem Sangeet Niketan and has also authored Mysticism Across Cultures. He is also a J&K Cultural Academy Award winner>.

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