Nirmal Verma's Humaneness: In Conversation with Prof. Shashi Kumar 'Shashikant'
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Nirmal Verma's Humaneness: In Conversation with Prof. Shashi Kumar 'Shashikant'

in Interview
Published on: 27 June 2018

Akhil P. Veetil

Akhil P. Veetil has a Masters in English from the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, Manipal. He wrote his MA thesis on Nirmal Verma's fiction.

Akhil P. Veetil in conversation with Prof. Shashi Kumar 'Shashikant', Assistant Professor of Hindi, Motilal Nehru College (day), Delhi University.

 

Prof. Shashi Kumar ‘Shashikanth’ is an assistant professor of Hindi at Motilal Nehru College (day), Delhi University. He interviewed Nirmal Verma in 2002 and he discusses here some of the questions he posed as well as his impressions of Verma on a personal note. He also provides a brief account of how Verma’s experiences during major political changes in Europe and India shaped his thematic concerns. Interview recorded and edited by Abhay Singh Chauhan.