Author: A RaghuPublisher: Prestige BooksYear: N/ALanguage: EnglishPages: 160ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175511753
The present book is a product of A. Raghu’s passionate commitment-spanning twenty years-to literature and cultural studies. The volume stands out for its astonishing thematic range, its daring intellectual originality and its brilliant polemical skill. Form Advaita to postmodernism, from Advaita to postmodernism, from Philip Sidney to Nissiam Ezekiel, form Manon-maniyam Sudaram Pillai to George Bernard Shaw, from Indian writing in English to Australian literature, from the life of C P Ramaswami Aiyer to the love of W B Yeats for Maud Gonne, the intellect of Raghu ranges far and wide, comparing and contrasting, analyzing and assessing, challenging and demolishing, interpreting and reconstructing, to craft a book that redefines scholarship in cultural studies. It enriches the corpus of literary and cultural studies, and to the current debate on theory.
PREFACEPoetry: Renaissance to RomanticsModern Poetry: Discussing W B YeatsPost-Independence Indian PoetryComparative StudiesSome Current DebatesINDEX