ROMAN Critical Context brings together the very best of contemporary critical thinking and a selection of earlier commentaries. This collection of critical essays on Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali provides in-depth intellectual and critical analysis of the text from a broad scholarly spectrum. By examining different issues surrounding the illusive, enigmatic and often controversial topics related to Gitanjali this anthology acts like an indispensable companion to the readers. Investigating the major critical issues this book will not only focus new light on the thematic, social or cultural aspects of Gitanjali, but will also enable the readers to rethink the position of the text from an international and broader intellectual context.
Kanwar Dinesh Singh is a distinguished Indian poet, short story writer, critic and translator. His publications include several volumes of poetry in English and Hindi, besides books in literary criticism. He is the recipient of the ‘Himachal Pradesh State Sahitya Akademi Award’ for his English poetry. He is Associate Professor of English at Government College affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He edits the journal Hyphen.