Dr Lata Marina Varghese is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Women’s Studies Centre at Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India. She has two PhDs; her first is in English Literature from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, while her second is in Women’s Studies. Her book Wuthering Heights and The God of Small Things: A Thematic/Stylistic Comparison was published in India, while she is also the editor of SYNERGIA, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary research journal. Dr Lata Marina has published over 50 research papers in various international and national journals, contributed to several anthologies from reputed publishing firms, presented papers at numerous international and national seminars, and has also organized an international seminar and several national seminars and conferences. She is a University Grants Commission (UGC)-trained Instructor on Capacity Building of Women Managers in Higher Education. Her areas of interest include the novel, women’s studies, cultural studies, postcolonial literature and travel narratives.