Dr. P.G. Rama Rao (1935) retired from the P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, in 1995, after a long and distinguished innings as a teacher of English and American Literature. Among his publications are The Poetic Rapture (1963), ErnestHemingway: A Study in Narrative Technique (1980), NarrativeTechnique in British and American Fiction (1986), The Critic’s Eye (1993), Scapes (1993), The Wave and the Hill (1993), My Days in Tulasi Kshetra (2009 & 2014), On the Other Side of the Globe (2013), An EnduringPicture and Other Poems (2014), My Divine Hippocrene (2015), Aesthetic Ecstasy (2016), and Whispers of Immortality(2016). He can be contacted at email@example.com.