Professor Malachi Edwin Vethamani, Head of the School of English at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, recently composed a poem entitled Reading Tennyson on Pandemic Days.
In the poem, Professor Vethamani detailed the deadly numbers game that has befallen mankind as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Friday, 12 June 2020, Reading Tennyson on Pandemic Days was published in the Lifestyle section of The Star, Malaysia’s leading newspapers. You can read the full poem here.
Professor Vethamani is a poet, writer, critic and bibliographer. At present he is a Professor of Modern English Literature at the University’s School of English.
He has had numerous publications including Coitus Interruptus and Other Stories (2018) as well as two collections of poems - Life Happens (2017) and Complicated Lives (2016).
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Posted on 15th June 2020