NOZAR NIAZI (PhD in Literary Pragmatics) is Head of the Department of English literature, Lorestan University, Iran. Earlier, he taught Pragmatics at the Institute of Advanced Studies in English, University of Pune. He is a research guide, a translator and a member of the linguistic society of Korea. Dr. Nozar Niazi has published extensively, and his main interest lies in pragmatics and literary criticism.
RAMA GAUTAM (PhD, Linguistics; M.Phil, Stylistics) is Associate Faculty, IASE, Pune. Earlier she was Professor and Head of the Department of Communication at the International Institute of Information Technology, Pune. Her areas of expertise are English literature and language, linguistics, literary theory, soft skills, and business communication. She also has several publications to her credit.