CHRISTOPHER LEE is a poet, anthropologist and Visiting Instructor in the Department of Religion at Illinois Wesleyan University. His dissertation, tentatively titled “Poetics, Politics and Performance among Everyday Poets of Urdu in Varanasi, India,” will be completed in May of 2000 in the Department of Anthropology at Syracuse University.

PHOTO BY M.U. MEMON
(Madison) October 2002