Category: Poets

The Poetry of Sarojini Naidu – a critical assessment

Sarojini Naidu, often hailed as the Nightingale of India, exhibited a distinctive writing style characterised by eloquence, lyricism, and a delicate fusion of Indian cultural motifs with Western literary influences. Her poetry reflects a harmonious blend of romanticism and nationalism, where she masterfully crafted verses that resonated with both emotion and patriotic fervour. Naidu’s use […]

T. S. Eliot – a literary milestone forever!

T.S. Eliot, whose full name is Thomas Stearns Eliot, was an American-British poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic, and editor. He is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century and a central figure in English-language Modernist poetry. Eliot was a daunting intellectual who, many believe, wasn’t fascinated by the romantic […]

W. B. Yeats – the poet of annunciation: poetry of W B Yeats, an analysis

W. B. Yeats, also known as (because he undoubtedly was) William Butler Yeats, was a towering figure in the world of literature, celebrated for his profound and visionary poetry. Born on June 13, 1865, in Sandymount, County Dublin, Ireland, Yeats grew up amidst a rich cultural and historical backdrop that profoundly influenced his literary endeavours. […]

Essential features of the writings of Sri Aurobindo – an analysis

If one needs to name a writer who represents India and her traditions the best, Sri Aurobindo may be the best-suited one to feature. A philosopher, yogi, and spiritual leader in addition to being a poet, author and intellectual, Sri Aurobindo is best known for his teachings on the integration of the individual consciousness with […]

Christina Rossetti – Biography, Introduction to her Poetry & Analysis

Christina Rossetti was an English poet and writer who was born in London on December 5, 1830. She was the sister of the artist and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and a member of the Rossetti family, which was known for its artistic and literary achievements. Rossetti was educated at home and began writing poetry at […]