Modern Indian Poetry in English (Oxford India Collection)

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9780195671971: Modern Indian Poetry in English (Oxford India Collection)

This book, now in a revised edition, is a comprehensive study of modern Indian poetry in English. It is a history and analysis of the most important poets (such as Nissim Ezekial, A.K. Ramanujan and Dom Moraes), books and journals, along with an analysis of the social basis of Indian English-language poetry. This edition includes an updated chronology, an extended essay on Agha Shahid Ali, and two chapters on significant new, younger poets.

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Bruce King is a well-known scholar of seventeenth-century English literature and Commonwealth literature. He has published Three Indian Poets: Nissim Ezekiel, A. K. Ramanujan and Dom Moraes (OUP, 1991), and Derek Walcott: A Caribbean Life (OUP, 2000).

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"Bruce King maps uncharted territory,...provides ideas toward a poetics of Indian poetry in English, analyses poets in dialectical sets, summarizes poetic obsessions...King surveys, judges, informs, and provokes."--World Literature Today


"A significant book...King provides us with a detailed history of publication of poetry in English in India. One aspect to admire...is King's analysis of individual poems."-- ournal of Indian Writing in English


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Book Description Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Introduction History and Publishing Circles The Poets, their Readers and the Market Towards a Canon Poetics and Criticism Ezekiel and His Influence The Poets India I: Ezekiel, Ramanujan, Patel, Daruwalla, Shiv Kumar The Poet's India II Peeradina, Rodrigues, de Souza, Shetty, Silgardo Women's Voices: Kamala Das, de Souza, Silgardo Two Bilingual Experimentalists: Kolatkar and Chitre Experimentalists II: Mehtotra and Mahapatra Exile: Ramanujan, Sharat Chandra, Kumar, Nazareth, Seth And Return: Parthasarathy and Jussawalla Part 2: The Disapora: Agha Shahid Ali's Tricultural Nostalgia Publishing 1987-99 Maturity: Moraes, Peeradina, Ramanujan, Patel, Shetty, Mehrotra, Daruwalla, de Souza, Alexander New Women Poets: Shivdasani, Patel, D'Souza, Sambrani, Dharker, Divakaruni, Bhatt New Poets, Styles, and Feelings: Hoskote, Thayil, Surendran, Nambisan, Merchant, Rao, Padhi, Khair, Prasad, Ramakrishnan Chronology of Significant Publications, Journals and Events, 1947-99 Chart I: Life and Career Details of Some Poets Chart 2: Anthologies, Publishers and Awards, Chart 3: Important Anthologized Poems Index Printed Pages: 428. Bookseller Inventory # 027666

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