Prasanta Chakravarty is Associate Professor of English at the University of Delhi. He is also the editor of the web-journal humanitiesunderground. His work on early modern radical heretic culture is published as Like Parchment in the Fire: Literature and Radicalism in the English Civil War (Routledge, 2006). He has recently edited a volume on contemporary writings on humanities titled Shrapnel Minima, Writings from HumanitiesUnderground (Seagull India and University of Chicago Press, 2014). He has been associated with the Brown University Advanced Research Institute, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and Institute of Humanities and Global Culture, University of Virginia. He nurtures a particular interest in poetry and poetics and enjoys translating significant contemporary literary writings into English.
Essays on Aesthetics and Politics
Pub. December 2016, pp x+298, includes references pages, demy octavo 8.5 x 5.5 in.