Poet, translator, folklorist, A.K. Ramanujan has been recognized as the world's most profound scholar of South Asian language and culture. This book brings together for the first time poems and essays by AK Ramanujan, which could not be published in his lifetime. Also included are Ramanujan's controversial interviews with academics and friends, folk-tales, discussions of Shakespears, translation and the idea of communication. Edited by Molly Daniels Ramanujan and Keith Harrison both of whom knew him personally.
College students and general readers interested in Indian English poetry, literature critics.
Molly Daniels-Ramanujan Founder-Director, Creative Writing School, University of Chicago