SHAMA FUTEHALLY has taught Bnglish for some years in a Bombay college. Currently freelancing from Delhi, she is also attempting translations of Mirabai.
N^ELA KHOPKAR is a disciple of Pt. Sharatchandra Arolkan She has been teaching music since 1974 and has also been doing research in the sociology of music. She writes on music and other socio-cultural issuer in Marathi.
MEEN'AKSHI MUKHBRJEE teaches English at the University of Hyderab^d.|Well- known as a critic of Indo^Anglian fiction, her book The Twice-Born Fiction is considered a pioneering study in the field.
AYYAPPA PANIKER is Professor of English at the University of Kerala. He is a poet and critic in Malayalam and has many scholarly studies in English and Malayalam to his credit. He represented India at the Struger International Festival of Poetry in Yugoslavia in 1975. He is closely associated with a group that is involved in the revival of the folk forms of Kerala.
ASHOK D. RANADE is a Hindustani vocalist and a researcher in'music. Hftisflead, Department of Music, University of Bombay and has written several books including one on the Aesthetics of Music in Marathi,
PRANABRANJAN RAY writes on the visual arts, political sociology and social history, and has been art critic to several daily newspapers and *weekly| magazines. He is the Founder Member of the Society of Contemporary Artists, Calcutta. Currently he works as a researcher in a Government of West Bengal establishment in Calcutta.
The photographs on the covers of this issue have been obtained from the Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi.
4 July-September 1983