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About Alok Mishra

First and foremost a poet, Alok Mishra is an author next. Apart from these credentials, he is founder & Editor-in-Chief of Ashvamegh, an international literary magazine and also the founder of BookBoys PR, a company which helps writers brand themselves and promote their books. On this blog, Alok mostly writes about literary topics which are helpful for literature students and their teachers. He also shares his poems; personal thoughts and book reviews.

How to study literary theory and criticism? Alok Mishra’s Tips

For the students of English literature, one of the most difficult tasks is understanding the literary theories accurately and without any misconceptions. Believe me, it's tough without a doubt if you don't have the right approach. However, understanding literary theories becomes very easy once you know the idea behind it. All you have to do is think with a perspective of the theorists themselves and try to understand what actually [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:09+05:30May 20th, 2019|Modern Criticism & Literary Theories|2 Comments

शुक्रिया… तेरा शुक्रिया! last personal poem

  ऐसे बीच रास्ते छोड़ना अकेले मुझे कितना आसान रहा होगा शायद तुम्हारे लिए। पर कैसे भूल गयी तुम अब यहाँ से पीछे जाऊँ तो ज़िंदगी साथ नहीं देगी और आगे बढ़ा तुम्हारे बिना तो ज़िंदगी का साथ मैं नहीं दे पाउँगा! पर ठीक है चलो तुम्हारे इस सिले को मज़बूरी का ही बस नाम देते हैं। मेरी ज़िन्दगी में आने का शुक्रिया! मुझे मुहब्बत सिखाने का शुक्रिया! मुझे मुझसे [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:09+05:30May 17th, 2019|Love|0 Comments

Should you read a literary text again and again? Importance of re-reading

Reading a literary text is always useful for the people who belong to academic fields - students, teachers, professors and scholars. It gives them a clear idea of the scenario and an acute understanding of the theme. It enables them to critically comment, analyse and discuss a work of literature with full conviction. However, have you ever thought re-reading a literary text? Have you ever wondered what re-reading a text [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:10+05:30May 12th, 2019|Modern Criticism & Literary Theories|3 Comments

फिरसे जीने दो – कविता (firse jine do Hindi poem)

प्रतीक्षा की बहुत अब तक, और स्वप्न देखे ना जाने कितने! प्रेम की ये प्रतिध्वनि, तुम्हारी मुखाकृति का वो प्रतिविम्ब आज भी ह्रदय में मेरे सुसज्जित हैं, यथावत। किन्तु अब, जब पुनः सामने लाया तुम्हें मेरे प्रारब्ध, तब, और विलम्ब न होने दो! सुनो, थोड़ा तुम बोलो, कुछ मैं भी कहता हूँ। खुल जाने दो केश अपने, मैं पवन के साथ बहता हूँ। और हाथ में दो मेरे तुम अपना [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:10+05:30May 1st, 2019|Love|0 Comments

suffering and love… are not different! Poem

  beauty alone cannot convey what a beautiful heart may do. falling in love too easy but to go through the tunnels of torment that lead to perfection, is tough. believe me - I say, it's true. learn to embrace your sufferings yet never lose the heart that feels love for someone always on top of your priorities. suffer but love, keep loving. beauty may die - love is eternal [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:10+05:30April 28th, 2019|Love|0 Comments

Sunday Shayaris – episode 2

खुद को भिगोयें भी कितना अल्फ़ाज़ों की बरसात में? पुरे बादलों के समंदर में बस तुम्हारी ही तो खुशबु है! *****************************************   तुम्हें और याद करूँ तो शायद मेरी जान चली जाये, पर भुलाके तुम्हें एक पल जी भी तो नहीं सकता! ***************************************** वजूद तलाशता हूँ अपना हर दिन, अपनों के बीच भी जैसे मैं पराया हूँ; क्या मैं हूँ भी या नहीं हूँ इस जिस्म में? या तुम से [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:10+05:30April 28th, 2019|Sunday Shayaris|0 Comments

Let’s give it a try!

  Let the love not die today or tomorrow or ever in life. Let the love between us not die. Let it be the ocean it is and swallow the mistakes made by you and me. Let us try and make it into a tree that saves us from storms and sun. Here, come here darling! Let's make it the path to our glory. Even with our respective deaths, let [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:11+05:30April 26th, 2019|Love|1 Comment

The Chronicle of Golgotha Days – Review

  I have been reading this month and it has been eventful. Other than reading a few good non-fiction books, I also read a few novels from various genres. Today, I will share my review of the latest one I read by Sujith Balakrishnan - The Chronicle of Golgotha Days. To be honest and straight even before I begin writing my comments about the book, let me tell my readers [...]

By |2019-09-13T05:12:11+05:30April 22nd, 2019|Books|1 Comment