Description : A.K. Ramanujan Represents The Quintessential Indian English Poet Engaged In A Relentless Quest For Self In The Welter Of Tradition And Contemporary Reality As Well As That For A Well-Adapted Poetic Idiom. His Poetry Refracts The Essential Indian Sensibility Fused Artistically With The Temper Of Modernity. Ramanujan Emerges Out Of His Artistic Predicament To A State Of Creative Freedom By Means Of Cultivating A Uniquely Personal Idiom. It Is Within This Thematic And Linguistic Framework That Ramanujan S Poetry Projects A Self Assuming A Number Of Identities In Time, Rendering The Quality Of Transparence.Applying Closely Textual, Formal, Socio-Cultural, Philosophic, Imagistic And Post-Colonial Approaches Of Literary Appreciation And Analysis, The Essays In The Present Anthology Take A Fresh Look At Ramanujan S Poetry, Revealing Aspects Of Study Hitherto Unexplored, Offer Critically Incisive And Insightful Probes Into Different Collections Of Poems And Examine In Depth The Deployment Of Images, Symbols And Other Poetic And Rhetorical Devices.An Indispensable Source-Book For Students, Researchers And Teachers Of Indian English And Commonwealth Literature In General And Poetry And A.K. Ramanujan In Particular.
Description : A K Ramanujan as a Poet is a comprehensive study of the work of one of the foremost Indian poets writing in English. It discusses the literary background, teh range of Ramajujan poetry, the social themes in his petry, the conflict between forces of tradition and modernity, women in his poetry, his philosophy and his style. A K Ramanjuan singular contribution to Indian poetry in English is a primary focus in the book.
Description : A.K. Ramanujan (1929-1993) was, arguably, modern India's finest English-language poet. At the time of his death he was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Chicago and a noted translator of poetry from the ancient Tamil. This volume of his collected poems, the first such collection to be published, includes poems out of the three books he published during his lifetime, and a fourth collection left unpublished at his death. Reflecting his lifelong interests in folklore, anthropology, structuralism, and biculturalism, the poems will be welcomed by all lovers of contemporary poetry.
Description : A Study Guide for A. K. Ramanujan's "Waterfalls in a Bank," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Description : A.K. Ramanujan Holds A Unique Position In Modern Indian Poetic Scene. His Original Poetry In English Has It Roots In His Translations. A Comparative Study Of Ramanujan`S Translation And His Original Poetic Work In English Affirms A Contexualisation In Terms Of Themes, Motifs And Structures. The Influence Of His Translated Works On His Poetry Has Been Assimulated To Such A Degree That One Can Speak Of Analogies And Relational Studies. The Book Attempts A Study Of This Relationship.