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Ram Krishna Singh

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Ram Krishna Singh is a university professor whose main fields of interest consist of Indian English writing, especially poetry, and English for Specific Purposes, especially for science and technology. He was born on 31 December 1950 in Varanasi, India. Apart from a BA earned in 1970, he gained his MA in English Literature from Banaras Hindu University in 1972 and Ph D from Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, in 1981. He also obtained a Diploma in Russian in 1972. Dr Singh started his career in journalism, as a Compilation Officer in the District Gazetteers Department, Lucknow, 1973, and a Journalist with the Press Trust of India, New Delhi, 1973-74. Changing to teaching he became a Lecturer at the Royal Bhutan Polytechnic, Deothang, Bhutan, 1974-76. Joining the Indian School of Mines in Dhanbad as a Lecturer from 1976-83, he then rose to Assistant Professor in 1983. He has now been Professor of English and Head of the Institute's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences since 1993.

A reviewer, critic and contemporary poet who writes in Indian English, Dr. Singh is the author of more than 150 research articles and 160 book reviews. He has published 34 books, including : Savitri : A Spiritual Epic ( 1984); My Silence ( 1985); Sound and Silence ( 1986); Indian English Writing : 1981-1985 : Experiments with Expression (ed., 1987, rept. 1991); Using English in Science and Technology ( 1988, rev. and rept, 2000); Recent Indian English Poets : Expressions and Beliefs (ed. 1992); Two Poets: R.K. Singh (I DO NOT QUESTION) Ujjal Singh Bahri (THE GRAMMAR OF MY LIFE) ( 1994); General English Practice ( 1995); Writing Your Thesis and Research Papers (1996); Anger in Action : Explorations of Anger in Indian Writing in English (ed.,1997); My Silence and Other Selected Poems : 1974-1994 ( 1996); Above the Earth's Green ( 1997); Psychic Knot : Search for Tolerance in Indian English Fiction (ed., 1998); New Zealand Literature : Some Recent Trends (ed.,1998); Every Stone Drop Pebble ( 1999); Multiple-Choice General English for UPSC Competitive Exams ( 2001); Cover to Cover (poems, 2002). Pacem in Terris ( 2003), Communication : Grammar and Composition (2003), Sri Aurobindo's Savitri : Essays on Love, Life and Death ( 2005), Teaching English for Specific Purposes : An Evolving Experience (2005), The River Returns (2006), Voices of the Present: Critical essays on Some Indian English Poets (2006), Sexless Solitude and Other Poems (2009), Sense and Silence: Collected Poems (2010) and Mechanics of Research Writing (2010).

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1. VULGARITY - What is there to relish in heaven, if the vulgarity of relationship haunts, even after retiring from earth? The loose threads of yearning criss cross memory, I can still feel the

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Keki N. Daruwalla, who has been writing for over four decades now, is a leading name in Indian English poetry today (p 31). The uniqueness of his verses has been recognized by critics and admirers

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