CONTENTS:- The fall of Yet Another Colossus (a Tribute to C.D. Narasimhaiah); "The vast Undome": Some Reflections on the Untapped Areas for research In Indian English Literature; Some Challenges and Opportunities; Future Directions in English Studies in India; Why This Indifference? (Random reflections on Some Neglected Areas of research in Indian English Literature); How Indian in Our teaching of Indian English Literature?; Whither Our Research?; Contemporary Indian English Critical Scene: Some Stray Thoughts; Contemporary Indian English Critical Scene: Some Observations; The Indian English Poetry Scenario: Its Darker Side; On Disentombing Indian English female Poetical Voices; Starles Matter Too: An Essay in defence of Some Little-known Indian English Women Poets; The Indian English Poetry Anthologies: Some Preliminary Reflections; Literary Journals in English: A melancholy Spectacle; Good many But Not Many Good Indian English Literary Journals; Litmag Editors in India: Their Agonies and Ecstasies; Litmangs Vis-à-vis High-Profile Publishers; Our Defunct Journals; On Combating Critique Fixing; Raja Rao's kanthapura: A Critical Analysis; Anita Desai's Fire On the Mountain (A Fictional Metaphor of Existentialist Philosophy); Introducing Kaveri Bai's meenakshi's Memoirs; Introducing Gopal Sharman's Ramayana; A Lodestar in our Literary Firmament (A Tribute to Dr. K.R. Srinivasa Iyengar); An Interview with Prema Nandakumar.