Where the mind is Without Fear

Where the mind is Without Fear

Rabindranath Tagore’s “Where The Mind is Without Fear” is originally a Bengali poem that was published in the poetry volume called ‘Naibedya’ (1901). Later Tagore translated the original poem “Chitto jetha bhoyshunyo” into English and it appeared as poem 35 in the poetry collection Gitanjali (Song Offerings) in 1912. Background During the time of the composition of the poem,…

The Strange Affair of Robin S Ngangom

The Strange Affair of Robin S Ngangom

Introduction About the poet           Robin S Ngangom is a bilingual poet from Manipur who writes both in English and Manipuri. Ngangom describes his poetry as “mostly autobiographical, written with the hope of enthusing readers with my communal or carnal life — the life of a politically-discriminated-against, historically-overlooked individual from the nook of a third world country”. “When You Do…

A Poem for Mother by Robin S Ngangom- An Easy explanation

A Poem for Mother by Robin S Ngangom- An Easy explanation

Introduction About the poet- Robin S Ngangom Robin Singh Ngangom is a bilingual poet from Manipur, who writes both in English and Meitei or Meeteilon. He was awarded Katha Award for Translation in 1999. Some of his publications are Words and the Silence (1988), Time’s Crossroads (1994), Time’s Crossroads (1998), The Desire of Roots (2006),…

Poem Enterprise by Nissim Ezekiel- Summary and Analysis

Poem Enterprise by Nissim Ezekiel- Summary and Analysis

Introduction About the poet Nissim Ezekiel was an Indian Jewish poet. He won the Sahitya Academi Award in 1982 for his Poetry collection Latter-Day Psalms. “Night of the Scorpion“, “Minority Poem”, “Philosophy”, “Island” are some of his well-known poems. Bird’s-eye view-Enterprise           The theme of the poem “Enterprise” is a narrative of a group of…

Night of the Scorpion summary- An easy explanation

Night of the Scorpion summary- An easy explanation

Introduction About the poet- Nissim Ezekiel           Nissim Ezekiel, an Indian born Jew of Bene-Israel origin, belongs to the new poetry in Indian English poetry of the fifties and one of the notable post-Independence Indian English poets. A Time to Change (1952), Sixty Poems (1953), The Unfinished Man (1960), The Exact Name (1965) and Hymns…