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Dr. Bhuvaneshwari Shankar

I have a long association with English Language, it's literature and teaching, with a doctoral degree in Literature from Osmania University, and a Diploma in ELT from EFLU.

But things didn't quite start out that way. I was all for settling down and being a 'complaisant housewife' after an early marriage. But I soon regretted the tag of being someone who was not 'even a graduate!'  I returned to University with determination and I found that I was able to better appreciate this second chance at learning, as my times at the University and the libraries were preciuos times -  'stolen' from my responsibilities at home. I have always nursed a curiosity about life and it's mystery and now I was exposed to it's interpretation - through psychology, anthropology, World mythology and English Literature.

Over the years I have had a very satisfying career of teaching Literature and Language to students from very diverse backgrounds and I have remained a humble student at the altar of life, learning and improving all the while. My foray into writing is a means of sharing my own observations on life, people and experiences. 

I enjoy experimenting with different genres - plays, poems, short stories and  translations of the famed poet Bharathiyar, which can be viewed in my blog. I am currently  working on my first novel, despite the stiff competition posed by the attractions of the internet. My other passions are music and travel. I periodically unleash my vocal capabalities in singing - Western, Indian classical & film to highly polite audiences.

I love meeting people and I travel mainly to enjoy such interactions with people of other cultures, to understand the human experience from varied perspectives.I love spending blissful hours in celebrated museums during my travels.

Member Since : 07-May-2014
Website : http://ilakea.blogspot.com
Country : SaudiArabia

Total Publication : 27 - View All

Average Rating of Publications : 4.59
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