Nissim Ezekiel (December 24 1924 - January 9, 2004 )
was a poet, playwright and art critic. He was considered the foremost Indian writer in English English-language> of his time.
Contents 1 Early life > 2 Career > 3 Books by Nissim Ezekiel > 4 Some of his well-known poems >
Nissim Ezekiel’s poem "Enterprise" describes a metaphorical journey toward a specific goal. The travelers on this journey begin in a real physical place, a desert, and argue about how to cross this challenging landscape. One of the members of the group, who writes the most stylish prose, goes his
1.5 POET, LOVER, BIRD WATCHER
The best poem of this volume 'Poet, Lover, Bird-watcher' displays
Ezekiel's views on poet's problems. He thinks the best poets wait for words,
like ornithologists sitting in silence to see birds.
Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher is one of the better known poems of Ezekiel
Perpetual Quest for Identity and Commitment in Nissim Ezekiel Poetry
About the writer:
(Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee is at present the Chairperson of the Post Graduate Dept. of English and is also associated with teaching in the PG Dept of English of Rabindra Bharati Univesit
Commentary on “Night of the Scorpion”
by Nissim Ezequiel
The poem “Night of the Scorpion” by Nissim Ezekiel is an account of how the poet remembers his mother being stung by a scorpion when he was young. However, he does not write about his own feelings or reactions; we realize he is
Nissim Ezekiel's 'Night of the Scorpion' is the poet's personal account of his memory of his mother being stung by a scorpion when he was a child. He begins by explaining that the scorpion had come in because of heavy rain and had hidden under a sack of rice. Ezekiel uses alliteration to describe th
THE PATRIOT by Nissim Ezekiel
The poet being living during a time where india was achieving independence from the british is reflected in the poem.hence the growing alienation and dissatisfaction among people liveng in the country is reflected in the poem.
The poem is written in a colloquial l
Indian poetry has flourished over the last 4000 years. Today, it is composed and written in more than twenty Indian languages, including English. It has always echoed the voice of the times and revealed the pains and passions of the people. Its growth has also reflected our rich cultur
Nissim Ezekiel as a poet of “City, Modernity & Urbanity” through
His contribution of “BOMBAY POEMS”
Nissim Ezekiel :- A poet and writer of city or urbanity. How poet is called as a poet of urbanity. My essay proceeds to define the same.
A poet is called the poet of urbanity if his poet
Nissim Ezekiel’S “Enterprise”
‘Enterprise’ is an allegory of human condition on this planet and of the frequent efforts, failure and frustrations to which man is subject by the very nature of earthly life. The poet describes a spiritual pilgrimage where each pilgrim faces difficulties and...
Ironic Mode in Ezekiel’s Poetry
by Prof. Dr. Ram Sharma The article is jointly written with Dr. Anshus Bhardwaj
In an earlier time the writers had great crave for using satire and considered it as the greatest literary tool but as they came under the influence of western culture,...
Compare the ways the poet presents a particular culture in ‘Island Man’ with the ways a poet presents a culture in another poem.
The poem ‘Island Man’ is about a man dreaming of his true home in the Caribbean and then waking up to find himself living a dreary, dull life in London. This poe
A VERY INDIAN POEM IN INDIAN ENGLISH - Critical Summary
Nissim Ezekiel is one of those Indian poets writing in English who creates an authentic flavor of India, by his use of Indian English - Pidgin English on Bazar English, as it is often called. In this poem, the Indian flavor
Nissim Ezekiel explores urban conflict by describing love, lust, creativity and political pomposity in many of his poetic works. When he wrote poems, he naturalized the language to the Indian tradition. His Indian English was criticized by many due to colonialism. Indianness is one of the major the