Pranab Kanti Basu

Pranab Kanti Basu

Pranab Kanti Basu is presently on the faculty of the Department of Economics and Politics, Visva-Bharati, where he teaches Marxian Economics. His previously published books are both in Bengali. The first was a primer in economic theory published by the West Bengal State Book Board. The second was on 'A postmodern look at Feudalism'. His recent publications are 'Political Economy of Land Grab', Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai, 2007; 'Globalisation and Primitive Capital Accumulation', Radical Notes, May 2007; 'Problematising Space', Socialist Perspective, Kolkata, 2008. These articles expand on themes that are presented in this book. His abiding interest is in what has been termed New Economic Criticism, the intersection of economics, literary criticism and philosophy.