Authored By: Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya
Year of Publication: 2019
|Pages: 422||Binding: Hardback(HB)|
Category: Literary Criticism & Theory
|Price in Rs. 1050.00||Price in (USA) $. 84|
Inside this big volume one finds scholarly research articles and book reviews on the poetry of Dr. K. V. Dominic, one of the renowned contemporary Indo-English poets. Dr. Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya, one of the most erudite philosopher-critics of India, has brilliantly edited this book. The book opens with a long spectacular preface of the editor followed by an excellent foreword by the celebrated poet Prof. T. V. Reddy. There are 30 well-crafted research articles and four book reviews by distinguished writers in this book. In addition there are three enlightening interviews with Dr. Dominic. The book also carries famous quotes from Dominic’s poetry, a philosophic one act play by the poet and Dr. Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya’s review of Philosophical Musings for a Meaningful Life: An Analysis of K. V. Dominic’s Poems (Dr. S. Kumaran’s edited critical book on K. V. Dominic’s poetry)
Born in 1947 Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya, M A (Triple), MPhil, PhDis a retired college teacher now residing at 6/1 Amrita Lal Nath Lane, P O Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal, India, Pin 711202. A Bilingual writer (English and Bengali), he has been writing on different subjects for the last thirty years. His doctoral thesis dwells on the Jataka Tales in the light of aesthetics. His M. Phil dissertation was a study on Valmiki Ramayana from psychological point of view. Several books of his have been published from India and abroad.He seeks to retrieve the wealth of poetry when it is a revelation. With him K. V. Dominic is a poet of a seer. He has already written and published two critical books on K. V. Dominic’s poetry entitled K. V. Dominic’s Write My Son, Write--Text and Interpretation: An Exercise in Close Reading and K. V. Dominic—Criticism and Commentary: Essential Readings Companion. Dr. Mukhopdhyaya has been awarded Ashutosh Mukherjee gold medal for writing a treatise on modern Bengali drama.