Kumar Rishikesh

Dr. Kumar Rishikesh

Ph.D :Patna University
M.A(Eng) :Patna Univesrsity

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  • Linguistics and Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Translation Theory and Practices
  • Shakespeare and the 17th Century British Literature and Thought
  • 18th Century British Literature
  • Romantic Literature and Thought
  • British Literature and Thought of the Victorian age
  • 20th Century British Literature and Indian Writing in English
  • Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Gender and Sexuality


  • Guest Lecturer in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Indian Institute of Technology Patna to teach course HS101 – English: Language through Literature.
  • Resource Person at Sri Arvind Mahila College Magadh University Patna on part time to the students of vocational courses of B.C.A & B.B.M.
  • Resource Person at College of Commerce, Patna Magadh University on part time to the students of Functional English.
  • Teaching experience of about four years in Rose Public High School, Rajendra Nagar, Patna (CBSE) as TGT and PGT English.
  • Resource Person of Take Off an organization providing training for developing communication skills and personality to the professionals, officials and students. Trained the students of CYBOTECH CAMPUS, S.K. Puri, Patna pursuing B.C.A & B.B.M.
  • At present H.O.D of English Department VVIT Purnea.


Translated Three Hindi short stories of Harishankar Parsai's into English



  • “National Translation Workshop” 28th Jan, 2013 to 2nd Feb, 2013, organized by School of Translation Studies & Training, IGNOU, New Delhi and Dept. of English, Patna University.
  • Rangeya Raghav’s Translation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar: A Socio Linguistic Analysis with special Reference to the speeches of Brutus and Mark Antony in UGC & CIIL sponsored National Seminar on “Comparative Literature and Translation Studies in Multilingual India” organized by Dept. of English G.B.M. college Gaya in collaboration with Comparative Literature Association of India, April 2008.
  • Culture and Translation in the National Seminar on Relation in Linguistic, Social and Philosophical Perspective at Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, March 2009.
  • Indianness in Raja Rao’s Cow of the Barricades in U G C sponsored National Seminar on Reflection of Indianness in the English Short Stories of Indian Writers organized by Department of English M.S.K.B College B.R.A Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, December 2010.
  • International Conference on “Role and Responsibilities of Humanities and Social Sciences in Technical Education” 16th-17th March, 2012. Department of English and Foreign Languages, SRM University, Gaziyabad, U.P. and presented a research paper entitled Role of Literature in Technical Education.
  • Participated and developed textbook in the textbook developing workshop of State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) Dept. of Human Resource Development Govt. of Bihar.



  • Problems in Novel Translation: A Cultural and Linguistic Study


Book Published

  • Rishikesh Kumar.Contemporary Responses:Novel Drama Theory and Translation.Patna. AMS Publication 2013.ISBN-978-81-935776-2-3.

Published Research Papers

  • Socio-linguistic Problems in Translating Literary Prose: A Critical Note in the Research Journal 2008: Post Graduate Department of English, Bihar National College, Patna – 800 004, Patna University, Patna.
  • • Nadine Gordimer's Novels: Portraits of South Africa in contributed Novel and Society, Ed. Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh and Navin Kumar Singh : Patna, AMS Publication :2010. ISBN: 978-81-908526-1-6