|Statement||edited by Subhas C. Saha.|
|Contributions||Saha, Subhas Chandra, 1946-|
|LC Classifications||PR9495.82 .A5, PR9495.82 A5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||64|
A Book Review: by Rob Harle. An Anthology of English Poetry from India. This anthology is a wonderful smorgasbord for poetry lovers. Delicious morsels tempt the reader on every page. Regardless of personal taste you'll find plenty to satisfy your appetite. An Anthology of Indo-English Poetry Edited by Subhas C. Saha Prayer Books, Calcutta Pages: 64 Price: Rs. A pretty pink book embossed with gold letters, it begins with a dedication and the editor's credentials. The dedication is un-grammatical besides being mushy, and the credentials drop names liberally. The Dance of the Peacock, focused as it is on poetry in English by Indians and diasporic Indians, is also a celebration of diversity. This anthology is a brave attempt to capture something of the Indian English global poetry scene at this moment in time/5. book excerptise: a book unexamined is wasting trees An anthology of Indo-English poetry Gauri Deshpande. Deshpande, Gauri; An anthology of Indo-English poetry. Hind Pocket Books, , .
love is the reigning emotion in poetry, and it rarely fails. Subhas Saha's anthology while a bit spotty at points (his own efforts are largely mediocre), presents, on the whole, a richer set of likeable poetry than many others. Clearly an intense selection, but suffers from production problems (Writer's Workshop). Anthologies of Indian love poetry. Arundhathi Subramaniam, Nine Enclosures (poetry in English), Mumbai: Clearing House; Gauri Deshpande, An Anthology of Indo English Poetry, Delhi: Hind Pocket Books; Nolini Kanta Gupta, Collected Works, five vols, published from to this year; Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Book Distribution Agency. Indo-English: Poetry, Not Prose Raji Narasimhan Two factors are noticeable about the output in Indo-English during the year under review. First, it has not been a year of prose, but of poetry. One of the poets to be discussed, Sunita Jain, has brought out a volume of short stories Eunch >f Time, and Other Stories. JS a youth journal from the House of Statesman, Kolkata dominated the Indo English Culture and Literary scene for nearly a decade. Popular writer Anees Jung took over the editorship of Youth Times. She brought out an issue on Love Poetry, a feat that got hold of poets all over the country writing in English to show case their work.
collection of contemporary Indo-English writing. The sole justi fication of such an enterprise is perhaps the cautious titling of the book, New Dimensions in Indo-English Poetry. The poems in the anthology that interest the readers at once are by Keshav Malik, I.K. Sharma, Baldev Mirza and Mukund Dave. Indian English literature (IEL), also referred to as Indian Writing in English (IWE), is the body of work by writers in India who write in the English language and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous languages of early history began with the works of Michael Madhusudan Dutt followed by R. K. Narayan, Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao who contributed . Complete with insightful biographical and critical introductions to each poet, this is the definitive anthology of modern Indian poetry in English. The collection contains over works by twelve poets, including Nissim Ezekiel, Jayanta Mahapatra, A.K. Ramanujan, Keki N. . Poetry, Music, New Political Thoughts and above all fusing them to Love, that I believe is the core of our very existence. I was madly in love with some or other girl during those times. Loving at strangertimes, especially in Dilli was wonderful. Rumjhum Biswas – Tell us a bit about the process of putting together this anthology.