Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal was born on 19th of February,1973. The son of a college Professor at Allahabad, Dr.Agarwal is currently
Senior Lecturer in English at Feroze Gandhi College,Rae Bareli,(U.P.),India.He was awarded D.Phil
Degree by Allahabad University for his doctoral dissertation, entitled “T.S.Eliot’s
Poetry In The Light Of His Critical Thoughts”. His wife holds her Post Graduate
Degree in Child Development from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan.He has two
kids, who always remind his emotional heart the fact that child is the father
chief interest is in
Indian aesthetics, Diaspora and contemporary critical theory. He wants that
Indian critical theories should be used to analyse the literary texts. His views on the
reformation of English
syllabi in Indian Universities may be read
by clicking the following web
Dr.Agarwal is editing a book on Stephnen
Gill. His interview with Stephen Gill may be seen by clicking:
Fine Frenzy (1998):An Assessment” included in The Vedic Path ,Quarterly
Journal of G.K. University, Hardwar,Dec.1998.
Currimbhoy’s Inquilab:An Appraisal” included in Studies in Contemporay Indian English Drama , Ludhiana:Kalyani Publioshers,1999.
- Review of A.N.Dwivedi’s Protest
Poems in Quest, June,2003.
- “Burial of The
Motherland: A Critical Appreciation of Nirad C.Chaudhuri’s The Autobiography of An Unknown Indian”, ,published in Pegasus,
The abridged version of the above mentioned paper is
also present in IJOWLAC,Vol.1.1.January-June,2004.
This paper is also included in Studies in Contemporary Indian
English Prose, Delhi:B.R. Publishing
- Review of R.Leland Waldrip’s Satin
Verses published in The People’s Poet:Summer
Community Magazine, 2004..This review can be read by
- Poem entitled
“Tempest of Passion” won the second prize at the Webstatic
Poetry Contest of 2000.This poem is also present in The People’s Poet Anthology,
2003 of Great Britain. The
poem can be read by
- The poems “Boom
Times” and “Dance of Lust” included in The Journal
of Contemporary Anglo Scandinavian Poetry, Autumn,2002.
- “What is Orchestra”
published in Promise (Autumn,2002) and The
Raven Chronicles (Vol.10).
- “We are listless
issues” in Dwan.
- “Frenzy of Flesh” in Yellow
Bat Review, Winter,2002.
- “ A Sonnet” and “Cause of Fundamentalism” in Carved
in Sand, Summer, 2002 and Turning
the Tide Winter 2002-03.The
last named poem is also included in Blue Collar Review Summer, 2002.
- “To Lord Krishna” in The
Pagan’s Muse, Citadel Press, 2003.
- Translation of
certain stanzas from Kalidas’ Meghdutam in Carved in Sand, Autumn,2002.
Asian Review (Vol.25,No.23,2004) has included some of Dr. Agarwal’s poems.
- Workshop on Plain
Language, conducted by Mr. Martin Cutts of Plain
Language Commission, U.K.
- Annual Conferences of
IASCL in 1997,1998 and 1999.
- 49th All India English Teachers’ Conference in 2005.
- Included in International
Directory of Distinguished Leadership by the Editorial
Board of American Biographical Institute, Inc.
People’s Poet: Summer Community Magazine of 2004 has included several of my pieces.
Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
A-111,Aawas Vikas Colony,
Rae Bareli, U.P.