Posts tagged #Academics

Time to shift towards Hindi & Sanskrit poetry? My realisations

Reading poetry can be more than fun or pleasure if you are careful enough to take home the messages that these poets have for you. I have been reading poetry for many years now. I have been a student of English literature for a long and thanks to my academic background, I was introduced to the best and the worst of English poetry in those years of hard work and mind-boggling examinations. However, in the past two years, I have been drawn more and more to reading Hindi poetry and… Read More

A Critical History of English Literature: David Daiches | Review

David Daiches is a pretty familiar name for the people who happen to be somehow related to English literature. Students, university dons, college lecturers, school teachers, literary enthusiasts or any ‘someone’ who happens to read something about English literature, should (now or then) surely go through David Daiches’ writings about English literature and then it comes to his magnum opus – A Critical History of English Literature! This is a book on the historical documentation of English literature with a commanding language by David Daiches which is read by the… Read More