from the Dept. of English,†
IKSU CENTRE FOR STEPHEN GILL STUDIES
Indira Kala Sangit University
(IKSU) officially established the Centre for
Stephen Gill Studies on
Professor Dr. Tiwari, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Head of English Department,† said that in the world of today the creative work of Stephen Gill occupies a meaningful place. His epical poem The Flame that is about maniac messiahs, and his novel The Coexistence that provides a blueprint to live and let live,† will be read and analyzed† again and again by readers and literary critics.† Those who are working and plan to work at the higher level on the creative contributions of Stephen Gill will find this centre as one stop gateway for their myriad† scholarly needs on the university campus.† The Department of English has several plans to make this centre more useful for scholars.
Stephen Gill thanked Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Mandvi Singh, adding† she is a vibrant soul behind the vibrant life of this University in Khairagarh.††† She has an extensive list of publications and a number of university degrees.† She has†† strength, stamina and dedication to art and to serve the community of artists. He is sure that under† the† care †of a recognized gifted artist, the Centre will grow and become an ideal resort for scholars to work in a peaceful atmosphere.†††
Indira Kala Sangit University
(IKSU) was established by the ancestors of Vice Chancellor Professor Mandvi Singh.†† The
late King Brindera Bahadur
Singh and Her Majesty, the late Rani Padmavati Devi,† had a daughter by the name of Indira.†† She died at
an early age. Princess Indira had a genuine passion
for music. In 1956 they donated their palace to establish
The royal family has made it possible for artists of different genres to draw the water of knowledge and inspiration from the well of Indira Kala Sangit† University of Khairagarh.†† Princess Indira and her parents are the symbol of hope to withstand the destructive situations that have been created by men for men. The royal family of Khairagarh symbolizes the arts that create peace in a peaceful way. Their contributions, particularly in the field of education and arts, are generous and notable.† Vice Chancellor Professor Mandvi Singh is the continuation of that symbol.
Professor R.C. Shukla, author of several books, former head of the Department of English of a college and a respectable poet and literary critic, writes in The Flame Unmasked about Stephen Gillís epical poem The Flame:
Extremely rich in symbolism and the use of imagery,
Gillís poem is an evidence of his astonishing merits as a poet. The use of new
adjectives and nouns from the beginning to the end is sure to establish Stephen
Gill as a poet par excellence. It is certain that no poet of
†† ††In her unique paper† THE COEXISTENCE: †From Style to Structure and Meaning, assistant professor at the university of Arad in Romania who has translated† the Flame, and also the Coexistence into Romanian language with the help of her students says,† The Coexistence can be ranked among novels such as, †Uncle Tomís Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, The Way of All Flesh by† Samuel †Butler, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair,† The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.
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