A.K. Ramanujan’s Select Poems: A Humanistic Approach

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Dr. Budhanath Pratihast


Attipat Krishnaswamy Ramanujan (1929-1993), needs no introduction in the word of Indian English Poetry. His poems are liked by every person because his poems are either replete with the humanistic approach or his poem have autobiographical elements. He was a poet, translator, playwright and folklorist. He belonged to a Hindu family. He was a trilingual writer who wrote in English, Tamil and Kannada. He has interpreted some works written in Sanskrit and Tamil bases on some classical and modern variants. He had four poetry collections to his credit: The Striders (1966), Relations (1971), Second Sight (1986), and The Black Hen (1995). Ramanujan’s poems are so easy and personal that these poems touch the heart of reader.


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Dr. Budhanath Pratihast. “A.K. Ramanujan’s Select Poems: A Humanistic Approach”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 5, no. 2, June 2020, pp. 48-53, doi:10.53032/tcl.2020.5.2.05.


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