Authored By: Balbir Singh
Year of Publication: 2014
|Pages: 128||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 175.00||Price in (USA) $. 17|
The book contains the latest, unpublished poems of the author. In these poems the author has delineated the predicament of man in this postmodern era when the old values are being replaced by new ones. The postmodern person sometimes feels totally baffled and confused as to his choice of action and thought. Some other recurrent concerns in these poems are the presence of evil in life, transience of life and the inevitability of death. The poems in the present volume are more realistic and mature than those in his earlier books inasmuch as the persona appears to have comprehended the nature of the outside world. He has seen all the ugliness and evil around him but also has realized that there is much to be tolerated in this world. Despite all odds life has something to offer to everyone and it has to be faced and enjoyed in all its forms. The poems are written in simple language and lucid style.
“The language is lucid, the technique simple and the message unambiguous.”
– The Sunday Tribune
Dr. Balbir Singh (b. 1956, Panipat) passed his MA in English Literature in 1980 from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra and PhD from M.D.University, Rohtak. He has been teaching English language and literature to undergraduate and postgraduate students for more than 32 years in different government colleges in Haryana. At present he is working as principal in Government College, Narwana. In 2002 he was selected Associate of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. He was given Haryana Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel in English for the year 2013. His poems have been published in various journals and newspapers. He is a versatile genius and writes in English as well Hindi. This is his fifth book of English poems. Besides, he has written novel, criticism, memoirs and poems.