Dr. P.G. Rama Rao (b.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. A Fulbright Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor in the University of Massachusetts, Boston, He studied the Hemingway papers in 1981-82 and 1993, taught the Hemingway course in the University of Massachusetts, and delivered lectures in several American universities. In 1986, on a British Council grant, he visited Oxford and Edinburgh universities, where he delivered a series of lectures. He participated in the MLA Convention in New York in 1981, and in the Second and Third International Hemingway Conferences in Italy (1986) and Austria (1988) respectively. He successfully guided several Ph.D. scholars and authored a large number of research articles. Among his publications are The Poetic Rapture (1963), Ernest Hemingway: A Study in Narrative Technique (1980), Narrative Technique in British and American Fiction (1986), The Critic's Eye (1993), Scapes (1993), The Ocean and The Waves (2016), My Days in Tulasi Kshetra (2009 & 2014), On the Other Side of the Globe (2013 & 2017), An Enduring Picture and Other Poems (2014), My Divine Hippocrene (2015), Aesthetic Ecstasy (2016), Whispers of Immortality (2016), It Is a Beautiful World (2017), The Garden of Eden and Other Poems(2017).