A paper on Stephen Gill's novel Immigrant was presented at an international conference organized by the British Association of Canadian Studies at New Hall of Cambridge University on April 19 in the Literature Section. The conference was held from April 19 to April 21. Dr. Parameswari presented the paper.
Dr. Parameswari is the head of Comparative Literature at Kamraj University of India. She is M.A. Ph.D., D.Lit. In English Literature and also a scholar of Canadian letters. She has written and published several scholarly papers in prestigious journals.
Immigrant, a novel, unfolds the life of a new Canadian from India. It is about his hopes, the fears and the struggle in Canada. The novel also gives an insight into the views immigrants hold of white people and vice versa.
Stephen Gill has been a focus of several such presentations in the past and also of scholarly studies. This is the first time that he has been the focus of attention in England. He has authored three novels and a collection of short stories. In addition to these books of fiction, he has authored three scholarly studies and several collections of poems. Apart from these and other books, he has written a number of articles about world peace. His prose and poems have appeared in more than five hundred publications. He is known primarily as a poet of peace.