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Poems by T Wignesan

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05/27/2017 K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary 7 Couplet
05/26/2017 THIRUKKURAL: Translation of Canto XXXVIII with commentary 22 Couplet
05/25/2017 Villanelle: Whenever Life stamps me down under heels 30 Villanelle
05/22/2017 Villanelle: Better anarchy than hypocrisy 35 Villanelle
05/21/2017 Villanelle: What we know is what we can prove on earth 46 Villanelle
05/19/2017 Two Wraiths in a gust in between frames with a Third 34 Free verse
05/18/2017 Villanelle: What's flabbergasting is the limitlessnesses 41 Villanelle
05/16/2017 Villanelle: Kill not Mad Poets the Soul-Blood of Mankind for Emmanuel MACRON 33 Villanelle
05/15/2017 Villanelle: After-Life's the Centrillion-Dollar Question 45 Villanelle
05/13/2017 Villanelle: Hoist not the flag of your hidden vices 62 Villanelle
05/11/2017 Villanelle: What space occupies the tiniest space 75 Villanelle
05/10/2017 Villanelle: Generalize and prejudice will congeal 78 Villanelle
05/08/2017 Villanelle: For whom does the self pay rent: body or soul 92 Villanelle
05/06/2017 Villanelle: Do spun balls eddy in Black Hole corsets 69 Villanelle
05/03/2017 Plenty of room in Le Fut for Soccer 193 Quatrain
04/28/2017 EPITAPH for a Living Poet: WPN 64 Epitaph
04/27/2017 ARTE MAYOR: Neither Cricket nor Football 161 Political Verse
04/24/2017 Ambiguity and Ambivalence in the THIRUKKURAL: Canto 4, K35, a random example 60 Epigram
04/21/2017 Mnemonic Devices: Rhyme and Alliteration in the THIRUKKURAL, Canto 4, K35 80 Epigram
04/19/2017 Metre in the THIRUKKURAL: Kural 35 of Canto 4, a random example 69 Epigram
04/11/2017 Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K29 and K30 of the Thirukkural 67 Epigram
04/10/2017 Niitthaar Perumai, The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic: Canto 3, K27 and 28 of the Thirukkural 59 Epigram
04/09/2017 Niitthaar Perumai: The Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Kurals 24, 25 and 26 75 Epigram
04/08/2017 Sun setting over the dark green fringe of a shivering lake 127 Free verse
04/06/2017 Niitthaar Perumai, the Fundamental Role of the Ascetic, Canto 3 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar 105 Epigram
04/01/2017 The Anatomy of a Kural: Maxim 245 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar 166 Couplet
03/30/2017 Villanelle: Whose terse lines lie entangled in the colophon 154 Villanelle
03/28/2017 Unquotable quotes: EVIL PEOPLE - VIIIL 117 Epigram
12/17/2016 Le Rat Noir - Translation of Iris Clayton's The Black Rat by T Wignesan 243 Quatrain
12/16/2016 Les Souvenirs de Noel - Translation of Joy Williams's Memories of Christmas by T Wignesan 262 Dramatic monologue
12/15/2016 Le Probleme avec des blancs - Translation of Jim Everett's The White Man Problem by T Wignesan 217 Quatrain
12/14/2016 Tali Karng:Le Serpent du Crepuscule-Transl go W Les Russell's Tali Karng:Twilight Snake by Wignesan 169 Rhyme
12/13/2016 L'octroi des droits a Jacky - Transl of Mudrooroo Narogin's They Give Jacky Rights by T Wignesan 187 Free verse
12/12/2016 Buddgelin Bey - Translation of Rex Marshall's Buddgelin Bey by T Wignesan 124 Free verse
12/11/2016 Le vieil identique probleme - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Same Old Problem by T Wignesan 173 Free verse
12/10/2016 Ceux qui celebrent '88 - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Celebrators '88 by T Wignesan 104 Free verse
12/09/2016 La Paix et le Desert - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Peace and the Desert by T Wignesan 114 Free verse
12/08/2016 Le Vrai et Nouveau Hymne National - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's The New True Anthem by T Wignesan 118 Dramatic Verse
12/07/2016 Klacatoo - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Klacatoo by T Wignesan 238 Dramatic monologue
12/06/2016 Tu le fera, n'est-ce pas, Papa- Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Won't you, Dad by T Wignesan 217 Dramatic monologue
12/05/2016 L'Arbre - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Tree by T Wignesan 146 Free verse
12/04/2016 Maman - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Mum by T Wignesan 286 Free verse
12/03/2016 Un appel - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's An Appeal by T Wignesan 161 Dramatic monologue
12/02/2016 Le Courlis poussa des cris -Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Curlew Cried by T Wignesan 148 Dramatic Verse
12/01/2016 La Tombe d'arbre - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Tree Grave by T Wignesan 187 Elegy
11/30/2016 Daisy Bindi - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Daisy Bindi by T Wignesan 242 Rhyme
11/29/2016 Mon amour - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's My Love by T Wignesan 130 Quatrain
11/28/2016 C'est bientot l'aube - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Dawn is at Hand by T Wignesan 196 Quatrain
11/27/2016 Ne soyons pas rancunier - Translation of Oodgeroo's Let us not be bitter by T Wignesan 166 Free verse
11/26/2016 Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Dawn Wail for the Dead by T Wignesan 153 Free verse
11/25/2016 L'age de pierre - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Stone Age by T Wignesan 175 Free verse
11/24/2016 La Femme Woor - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Woor Woman by T Wignesan 165 Ballad
11/23/2016 Les Protecteurs - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Protectors by T Wignesan 223 Free verse
11/22/2016 Le Passe - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Past by T Wignesan 124 Free verse
11/21/2016 La Civilisation - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Civilization by T Wignesan 141 Free verse
11/20/2016 Je suis fier - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's I am proud by T Wignesan 143 Free verse
11/19/2016 La discrimination raciale - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Colour Bar by T Wignesan 246 Free verse
11/18/2016 L'Integration - Oui - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Integration - Yes by T Wignesan 203 Free verse
11/17/2016 Le gommier de la Municipalite - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Municipal Gum by T Wignesan 120 Free verse
11/16/2016 Translation of Aboriginal Charter of Rights by Oodgeroo Noonuccal 222 Free verse
11/14/2016 L'Assimilation Non Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Assimilation No by T Wignesan 406 Free verse
11/06/2016 Ou allons nous: Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's Where are we going by T Wignesan 211 Free verse
11/02/2016 Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - IXL Part Two 410 Sonnet
10/20/2016 Villanelle: Whose voice so insistent and so early to whine 338 Villanelle
10/17/2016 Unquotable quotes: Addictions: Smokes, Drugs, Sex, Films and Sleep - XL, Part One 408 Epigram
10/15/2016 Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - XXXIX, Part One 353 Lay
10/02/2016 A Soulful Cry of Anguish against Fate 629 Elegy
09/17/2016 Unquotable quotes Writers - XXXVIII 456 Epigram
09/09/2016 Unquotable quotes: Gals, Dolls, Bitches and Broads - XXXVII Part Two 298 Epigram
09/09/2016 Unquotable quotes:Gals, Dolls, Bitches and Broads - XXXVII Part One 276 Epigram
09/02/2016 Unquotable quotes: Poets - XXXVI 305 Epigram
08/28/2016 Unquotable quotes: Paris the last week of the August reprieve- XXXV Part Two 264 Dramatic monologue
08/28/2016 Unquotable quotes: Paris the last week of the August reprieve - XXXV Part One 238 Dramatic monologue
08/22/2016 Unquotable quotes: Olympic Samba Carnaval Chick-Chicki Bom Mira Anda Carmen - XXXIV 341 Lay
08/17/2016 Unquotable quotes: Olympic Antics - XXXIII 340 Epigram
08/14/2016 Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXII Part Two 448 Sonnet
08/08/2016 Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One 346 Quatrain
07/31/2016 Unquotable quotes: Beggars - XXX 324 Epigram
07/25/2016 Unquotable quotes: Fat People - XXIX 499 Epigram
07/22/2016 Which paradise is not the elusive chimere 255 Free verse
07/16/2016 The reading of Villon poems at West Berlin's Free University during the 1957-58 Winter Semester 312 Free verse
07/11/2016 Unquotable quotes: Outsiders and Odd Men - XXVIII 582 Epigram
07/08/2016 Limericks crochetes: What if what he warns's true sin 259 Limerick
07/04/2016 Unquotable quotes: Fashion modeling with an eye on footballers - XXVII 455 Epigram
07/01/2016 Unquotable quotes: Journalists - Dedication to Andre Fontaine - XXVI 721 Dramatic monologue
06/24/2016 Unquotable quotes: Witch-Doctors and Tribal Headmen - XXV Part Two 373 Epigram
06/20/2016 Unquotable quotes: Witch-Doctors and Tribal Headmen - XXIV Part One 331 Epigram
06/13/2016 Unquotable quotes: Dancers - XXIII 358 Epigram
06/12/2016 Unquotable quotes: Philosophers - XXII 367 Epigram
06/08/2016 Unquotable quotes: Teachers - XXI 386 Epigram
05/29/2016 Unquotable quotes: Lawyers - XX 375 Epigram
05/25/2016 Some men die to survive 445 Free verse
05/21/2016 Unquotable quotes: Nurses - XIX 373 Epigram
05/18/2016 Unquotable quotes: Leftists XVIII 390 Epigram
05/11/2016 For old Star-Gazer Master Khayyam - a name like Shakespeare's for some other giants - Part Two 411 Quatrain
05/10/2016 For old Star-Gazer Master Khayyam - a name like Shakespeare's for some other giants - Part One 330 Quatrain
05/02/2016 growing up too soon 1413 Dramatic monologue
04/30/2016 anyone for humiliation 651 Dramatic monologue
04/24/2016 In Bed 478 Free verse
04/20/2016 Thinking materially gaseous Mineral 431 Free verse
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EDUCATION 

School-leaving certificates (SC : 1951, HSC : 1953 (Cambridge), GCE : 1955 (London), Inns of Court School of Law (London : Certificate of Academic Standing, Bar Standards Board, 1953-56), Official School of Languages : 3rd Yr-Spanish Literature & Civilization (Madrid : 1970), Diploma in Hispanic Studies (Madrid : 1971), Master’s in Spanish Literature (Madrid & Paris : 1972-73), Doctorat d’Etat es lettres et sciences humaines (Sorbonne-Pantheon ; 1983-87).

 

CAREER

ex-School teacher (Malaysia, Spain), Lecturer (England, Germany, France),  Adjunct Professor and Research Fellow with the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS : 1973-1998).

Ex-Journalist (Malaysia : 1954, 1962), England (1964-65), Spain (1967))

Publisher’s editor : (Kuala Lumpur/London), 1961-64.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Tracks of a Tramp (a first collection of poems). Kuala Lumpur-Singapore : Rayirath (Raybooks), 1961, 44p.

Bunga Emas, An Anthology of Contemporary Malaysian Literature, 1930-1063. Ed. London : A. Blond and Raybooks, 1964, 272p.

Bunga Emas & Tracks of a Tramp. Kuala Lumpur: Silverfish Books,2015,287p.

Blind Man's Lantern: Poems that lash out, mock and rip into the dark. Allahabad: Cyberwit.net,2015, xxvi-860p.

the smell of piss an' shit in his pants: The vicarious memoir of a Vietnam War veteran. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2015,120p.

Ice in My Eyes and Smoke in Yours. (Novel)    Allahabad: Cyberwit,2016,672p.

Night Soil Man. (Novel)    Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008, v-193p.

Rama and Ravana at the Altar of Hanuman: on Tamils, Tamil Literature and Tamil Culture. Chennai: Institute of Asian Studies,2006, xiii-439p.

Poietics: Disquisitions on the Art of Creation. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008,214p.

Etude comparée des littératures nationales et/ou officielles de la Malaisie et de Singapour depuis 1941. Lille: University of Charles de Gaulle (ANRT),1988 & 2006,1086p.

mere deaths and the mostly dead. (Short story coll.)    Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008,275p.

Asianists' ASIA.Vol. V. Ed. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2009, xii-185p.

Sporadic Striving amid Echoed Voices, Mirrored Images and Stereotypic Posturing in Malaysian-Singaporean Literatures. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008, xix-244p.

Victorian (pen-in-cheek)  Vignettes & Tales (not so tall)  of Timmy (the not so very polite)  Malaya Hall Cat in London. Allahabad: Cyberwit,2008, xv-207p.

The Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies (Millennium Number) , Vol. XVII,2. Guest Editor. Chennai: Institute of Asian Studies,2000, xii-174p.

Fire Readings: A Collection of Contemporary Writing from the Shakespeare & Co. Fire Benefit Readings. Co-Edited. Paris-Boston: Frank Books,1991,198p.  

Founding-Editor : The Journal of Comparative Poietics (Paris), 1989.

Founding-Editor : Asianists’ ASIA (Paris), 2000.

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