Ramakanta Rath (13 December 1934 - / Cuttack, Orissa / India)
Ramakanta Rath (Oriya: ରମାକାନ୍ତ ରଥ) is one of the most renowned modernist poets in the Oriya literature. Heavily influenced by the poets such as T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, Rath experimented greatly with form and style.
The quest for the mystical, the riddles of life and death, the inner solitude of individual selves, and subservience to material needs and carnal desires are among this philosopher-poet's favorite themes. His poetry betrays a sense of pessimism along with counter-aesthetics, and he steadfastly refuses to put on the garb of a preacher of goodness and ... more »
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- A Request To The Dead
- Lines Addressed To Her Non-Resident Pres...
- Murder On The Agenda
- Sriradha: Part - 19
- Sriradha: Part - 58
- The Soldier In Exile
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