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Sourav holds a Bachelors degree in English from St. Xavier's College, University of Calcutta (2013). He has a Masters degree in English from Jadavpur University (2015). He wrote his M.Phil. dissertation in the Department of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University (2017). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Archiving and Digitizing from the School of Cultural Texts and Records at Jadavpur University (2017). Sourav is now a Ph.D. Research Scholar in the Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies Department. His research interests lie in the genre of Bengali comic strips, comic books, cartoons and graphic narratives of mid-twentieth century West Bengal. His dissertation is concerned with the politics of representation of the male body, textual criticism, and comics theory.