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Do you know anything about(summary/story) A.K. Ramanujan's famous poem
"Self-Portrait"
Please reply at the earliest.
Thanks
Regards,
Rukhsana

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Asked by Rukhsana.Siddiqui, 07 Dec '07 11:38 am
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A native of Mysore, India, Attipat Krishnaswami Ramanujan grew up during the latter part of English rule in India, exposing him to the languages that would form his life's work as a poet and translator. Ramanujan's work reveals that cultural tradition in India is a conflict between the colonial English identity of the country as well as its historic and post-colonial ethnic identities. His work, a mixture of the complex languages of which he was a master, is a production of flowing, metaphoric syntax and extremely concentrated composition.

A.K. Ramanujan's poem

"Self-Portrait"

I resemble everyone
but myself, and sometimes see
in shop-windows
despite the well-knownlaws ...more
Answered by LALITKUMAR RANA, 07 Dec '07 11:42 am

 
  
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