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Publisher:Oxford University Press
Published In:2006
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:0.82 lbs
Pages:pp. xx + 265, Index, Acknowledgement

The Title "The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry 8th Impression" is written by Vinay Dharwadker. This book was published in the year 2006. The ISBN number 0195639170|9780195639179 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. The book displayed here is a 8th Impression edition. This book has total of pp. xx + 265 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Oxford University Press. We have about 91831 other great books from this publisher. The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry 8th Impression is currently Not Available with us.You can enquire about this book and we will let you know the availability.

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About the Book

This anthology, the first significant work of its kind, contains some of the finest Indian poetry written in the twentieth century. Bringing together 125 poets in English and English translation from 14 Indian languages, the collection provides an overview of the major figures, forms, and movements in Indian poetry in the last hundred years. The poets represented here include Rabindranath Tagore, Subramania Bharti, Nirala, G. Shankara Kurup, Kaifi Azmi, Anuradha Mahapatra, Salim Peeradina, and Vikram Seth. The volume also represents the best work of nearly 70 translators from various countries and contains an informative critical essay on the literary, historical, and social contexts of modern Indian poetry as well as notes on the Poems and the contributors.

As a work of craftsmanship and learning, this Book is a source of pleasure, discovery and stimulation for general readers and scholars alike.

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Cover Illustration : Shouma Banerjee Kak



1. The Pact/P.S. Rege
2. This Night/N. Revathi Devi
3. On Reading a Love Poem/Kedarnath Singh
4. Mother/P. Lankesh
5. The Girl's Desire Moves among her Bangles/Gagan Gill
6. Flute-music/Rabindranath Tagore
7. Women in Dutch Painting/Eunice de Souza
8. Outside the Furnace/Aziz Qaisi
9. The Knot/Vinda Karandikar
10. Love Poem for a Wife, 2/A.K. Ramanujan
11. Woman, 2/Jyotsna Milan

1. Consolation to Empty Pitchers/K.S. Narasimhaswami
2. The Forest of Yellow Bamboo Trees/B.S. Mardhekar
3. From Hymns in Darkness/Nissim Ezekiel
4. The Void/G.M. Muktibodh
5. Woman/Hira Bansode
6. Man/Archana Varma
7. The Wall/Ismail
8. Tall Buildings/Munib-ur-Rahman
9. Monday/Vijaya Mukhopadhyay
10. An October Morning/Jayanta Mahapatra
11. The Well/Padma Sachdev
12. Drought/Sitanshu Yashashchandra
13. If Hot Flowers Come to the Street/R. Meenakshi
14. Desert Landscape/Agha Shahid Ali
15. A Pond Named Ganga/Chandrashekhar Kambar

1. Spell/Anuradha Mahapatra
2. Two Women Knitting/Mrinal Pande
3. Household Fires/Indira Sant
4. To Mother/S. Usha
5. Salutations/Shanmuga Subbiah
6. This Man/G.S. Shivarudrappa
7. Amalkanti/Nirendranath Chakrabarti
8. Compromise/Akhtar-ul-Iman
9. Fear/Devdas Chhotray
10. Humiliation/Kaifi Azmi
11. Freak/Chandrashekhar Patil
12. Robinson Crusoe/Soubhagya Kumar Mishra
13. The Buddha/Daya Pawar
14. My Father Travels/Dilip Chitre
15. Girl in the Kitchen/Vaidehi
16. Hot Noon in Malabar/Kamala Das
17. To My Daughter/N. Balamani Amma
18. Her Garden/Meena Alexander
19. Avatars/V. Indira Bhavani Husband
20. Popati Hiranandani Man : 1961/Pranabendu Dasgupta
21. Genesis/K. Satchidanandan
22. Sisters/Saleem Peeradina
23. Family Pride/T.S. Venugopalan
24. Time Wins/Benoy Majumdar
25. Forensic Medicine/Gieve Patel
26. Another Me/Api
27. Birthmarks/Rajani Parulekar

1. From Some People Laugh, Some People Cry/Sri Sri
2. The Roys/Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
3. The Pleasure Dome/Shrikant Verma
4. The Master Carpenter/G. Shankara Kurup

1. Poem/Labhshankar
2. Thacker what is Worth Knowing?/Sujata Bhatt
3. Situation/Kaa Naa Subramanyam
4. The Creative Process/Amrita Pritam
5. A Pair of Glasses/Savithri Rajeevan
6. The Diamond of Character/Kabita Sinha
7. Tamil/Gnanakoothan
8. Our Hindi/Raghuvir Sahay
9. Woman/Siddhalinga Pattanshetti
10. The Naming of Things/Bahinabai Chaudhari
11. The Yellow River/Nabaneeta Dev Sen
12. Old Leaves from the Chinese Earth/Sadanand Rege
13. The Itch/K. Ayyappa Paniker
14. I and I/Khalil-ur-Rahman Azmi
15. White Paper/Nara
16. Wind, 9/Subramania Bharati
17. Forgive Me/Shakti Chattopadhyay
18. On Bismillah Khan's Shehnai/Chennavira Kanavi
19. Still Life/Shahryar
20. The Alphabet/Arun Kolatkar

1. Green Snake/B.R. Lakshman Rao
2. Snake/Paresh Chandra Raut
3. Dawn/Nirmalprabha Bardoloi
4. In Camp/Jibanananda Das
5. Fish/Bhanuji Rao
6. Santhal Poems, 1/Bishnu De
7. A Page from the New Diary/Nida Fazli
8. Next Page/Atmanam
9. Whirlwind/Ravji Patel
10. National Bird/N. Pichamurti
11. Face to Face/K.V. Tirumalesh
12. Frogs/Buddhadeva Bose
13. The Black Panther/Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena

1. Sea Breeze, Bombay/Adil Jussawalla
2. Calcutta and I/Sunil Gangopadhyay
3. Tryst/Sunanda Tripathy
4. New Delhi, 1974/Vinay Dharwadker
5. The City, Evening, and an Old Man : Me/Dhoomil
6. Winding Sand/Naresh Guha
7. Jaisalmer, 1/Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh
8. Speaking of Places/R. Parthasarathy
9. Almora Spring/Sumitranandan Pant
10. On the Slope of this Hill/Shamsher Bahadur Singh
11. Passing through Rajasthan/Umashankar Joshi
12. Rice/Chemmanam Chacko
13. Of Mohenjo Daro at Oxford/Keki N. Daruwalla
14. Fire/Amiya Chakravarty
15. American Tourist/B.C. Ramachandra Sharma
16. Days in New York/Shiv K. Kumar

1. Towards Delhi/Kunwar Narain
2. Lifetime/Narayan Surve
3. Stone-masons, My Father, and Me/Namdeo Dhasal
4. Babur/Dom Moraes
5. The Corpse/Jagannath Prasad Das
6. Come Back, Alexander/Sati Kumar
7. Hiroshima/Agyeya
8. A Doctor's Journal Entry for August 6, 1945/Vikram Seth
9. America, America/K. Nisar Ahmad
10. Burn this Sari/A. Jayaprabha
11. Purdah, 1/Imtiaz Dharker
12. I Never Saw You/Jyoti Lanjewar
13. Morsel/Ali Sardar Jafri
14. The Election/Sitakant Mahapatra
15. The Task/Subhash Mukhopadhyay
16. The Betrayal/Nirala
17. Do Something, Brother/M. Gopalakrishna Adiga
18. Salaam/Mangesh Padgaonkar

Afterword : Modern Indian Poetry and its Contexts/Vinay Dharwadker
Notes to the Poems
Suggestions for Further Reading
Select Notes on Poets and Translators
Copyright Statement