A Ph.D. on the poetry of Sylvia Plath from I.I.T. Delhi, Pashupati Jha is a senior Professor of English and former Head, Humanities Department, I.I.T. Roorkee. In addition to writing exhaustively on literatures in English and guiding successfully fourteen scholars for Ph.D. degree, Jha has also been a remarkable teacher, winning the Outstanding Teacher Award of I.I.T. Roorkee twice, in 2003 and 2007. Besides core English, he teaches Indian English Novel, Creative Writing in English, and Research Methodology. He has been the Chairman of Indian Association for English Studies (Now AESI) from Jan.2006 to December 2011. He was also the President of 57th All India English Teachers’ Conference, held at Sardar Patel University, Anand, in December, 2012.
Besides numerous academic publications which include a book, Sylvia Plath, co-edited anthology, Reflections on English Studies, and over sixty research papers and book chapters. He has also published three widely read and reviewed poetry collections: Cross andCreation (2003), Mother and Other Poems (2005) and All in One (2011). Awaiting Eden Again is his fourth poetry collection.
Jha’s poetry has been praised for its beauty, sincerity, brevity, intensity, wide thematic range, and Indian ethos by many established national and international critics.
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