Professor Ananta Kishor Mahapatra’s Latest Book ‘ Consequences of Negativity in Modern Literature


The journey of Mr. A.K.Mahapatra from lecturer to author is a tale of passion, perseverance, and hard work. Starting as a lecturer in a reputed college, he had always been interested in literature and had a natural flair for writing. After years of teaching, he decided to take a leap of faith and pursue his dream of becoming an author. He spent countless hours honing his writing skills, attending writing workshops, and reading books by some of the greatest authors of all time. Slowly but steadily, his hard work paid off.

Professor Mahapatra’s latest book, “Consequences of Negativity in Modern Literature,” is a thought-provoking exploration of the impact of negative emotions on contemporary literary works. Drawing on his years of experience as a scholar and author, Mr.Mahapatra offers a fresh perspective on the role of negativity in modern literature, challenging readers to consider the consequences of its pervasive use.

Mr.Mahapatra’s book is a timely contribution to the ongoing conversation about the impact of literature on our emotional and cultural lives. Through a series of insightful essays, he examines the ways in which negative emotions such as despair, anger, and cynicism are used in contemporary literature, and the potential consequences of their overuse. He argues that while negativity can be an effective tool for conveying complex emotions and ideas, there are limits to its utility, and that excessive negativity can have negative consequences for both readers and society at large.

One of the strengths of Mr.Mahapatra’s book is his ability to draw connections between literary themes and broader cultural trends. He points out that the prevalence of negativity in modern literature reflects a broader cultural trend towards pessimism and nihilism, and suggests that this trend may contribute to a sense of cultural malaise that can ultimately hinder progress and positive change.

Author’s book also explores the impact of negativity on marginalised communities, arguing that the overuse of negative themes in literature can perpetuate harmful stereotypes and contribute to the marginalisation of those communities. His calls on authors to be mindful of the messages they are conveying, and to consider the potential impact of their work on different audiences.

Ultimately, Mahapatra’s book is a powerful reminder of the importance of literature in shaping our cultural and emotional lives. By challenging readers to consider the consequences of negativity in modern literature, he invites us to engage with literature in a deeper and more meaningful way, and to explore the ways in which literary themes are intertwined with broader cultural trends and values. For anyone interested in the intersection of literature, culture, and emotion, “Consequences of Negativity in Modern Literature” is a must-read.

“Consequences of Negativity in Modern Literature” is available now in bookstores and online retailers.



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