The essays in this collection cover a wide spectrum of subjects in the fields of literature and culture. They explore the interface between personal psyche and social reality. Taken together, they represent a multi-faceted approach to understanding several aspects of the Indian literary scenario and prevailing cultural patterns.
While exploring the nature of creativity and the mechanism of the inner landscapes of imagination and emotion, they emphasise the writer’s ultimate moral responsibility towards the preservation of the authenticity of the written word.
This they hold up as a sacred trust against the forces of darkness.
They are marked by rare lucidity, sharp logic and a holistic perception of human creativity, which ultimately leads to human happiness.
Some of these essays have been presented at national and international for a.