Articles By Ram Krishna Singh

Book Review: A Handbook of the Indian Poetics and Aesthetics

Published: Thursday 12th of September 2019 / Category: Literary Classics

The short review is a reflection on the contents of the Handbook, which deals with the classical Indian Poetics and Aesthetics, including theories of rasas, dhvani, alamkaras, riti, vakrokti etc. The book is helpful to the undergraduate students who study Indian classical poetics.

Looking Within and Beyond

Published: Thursday 12th of September 2019 / Category: Poetry Playscripts

The essay reviews V V B Rama Rao's collection of 102 poems which is a discovery of truth for every one to relish. Though general support to poetry is missing, several scholars and editors have been supportive of new poets. Academic research on emerging poets is need of the time.

Poetry of Our Time

Published: Thursday 12th of September 2019 / Category: Multicultural

The essay reviews a bilingual anthology of poetry -- English/Crimean Tatar-- published from Romania. The anthology contains poems by over 35 poets from various countries with translation in Crimean Tatar, an endangered language. The review appreciates the editor and compiler's effort to make available to the Tatar speakers the current poetic practices in the USA and other countries.

God Too Awaits Light

Published: Thursday 12th of September 2019 / Category: Poetry

It is a selection of some tanka and haiku poems. These are arranged in an experimental sequence that relates a point of view both individually and collectively. These also connect the inner world with the outer.