Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > Poetry > PERSPECTIVES ON INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
PERSPECTIVES ON INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH
PERSPECTIVES ON INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH
Description

About the Book:

While numerous collections of critical essays on Indian poetry in English have appeared during recent years, none of them has perhaps the range and the depth of this volume. Instead of confining its attention merely to post-Independence poetry alone as most of these collections do, it tries to cover the entire panorama of Indian English verse right form its hesitant beginnings in Henry Derozio to the present day. Furthermore, apart form presenting authoritative evaluations of the work of the major poets, it also offers intensive textual analyses of outstanding poems like "Savitri', 'Gitanjali' and 'Jejuri'.

The contributors include eminent scholars such as D.R. Srinivasa Iyengar, V.A. Shahane, Paul Verghese, S.K. Desai, Prema Nandakumar and the editor, M.K. Naik.

The carefully selective Bibliography appended to the collection has further enhanced its value as a comprehensive collection of incisive critical studies covering the entire range of Indian poetry in English. This volume is a worthy successor to this editor's Perspectives on Indian Drama in English (1977) and Perspectives on Indian Prose in English (Abhinav Publications, 1982).

About the Editor:

Distinguished critic, editor and historian of Indian English Literature, M.K. Naik has published numerous studies including Raja Rao (1972 and 1982), Mulk Raj Anand (1973), A history of Indian English Literature (1982), The Ironic Vision : A Study of the Fiction of R.K Narayan (1983) and dimension of Indian English Literature (1984). Prominent among the collections edited by him are Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English (1968, 72 and 77), Aspects of Indian Writing in English (1979) and The Indian English Short Story : A Representative Anthology (1884).

Professor Naik was awarded a National Fellowship for research in 1978. He Presided over the thirty third session of the All India English Teachers' Conference held in Delhi in 1982.

 

CONTENTS

 

Preface vii

 

Henry Derozio: An Assessment-C.Paul Verghese 1

 

Toru Dutt: The Mona Lisa of Indian Poetry in English-G.S. Balarama Gupta 10

 

The Poetry of Sri Aurobindo- K.R. Srinivasa Iyergar 17

 

Savitri-Prema Nandakumar 41

 

The English poems of Rabindranath Tagore- Bhupendranath Seal 64

 

Gitanjali-Viswnath Chatterjee 77

 

Sarojini Naidu: Poet of the Old Verties-P.V. Rajyalakshmi 90

 

The Alienation Games: The Poetry of Nissim Ezekiel-K. Raghavendra Rao 98

 

Mixing Memory and Desire: Small-Scale Reflections on the Poetry of A.K. Ramanujan- S.K. Desai 109

 

'The myth-Worm Behind the membrane of Fact':
The Poetry of K.N. Daurwalla - M. Sivaramkrishna
124

 

'The Naked Earth and Beyond': The Poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra -Vasant A. Shahane 144

 

A View of Kamala Das-Vrinda Nabar 158

 

Jejurl: A Thematic Study -M.K. NAIK 169

 

Some Post-Independence Poets-C.V. Venugopal 179

 

Modern Indian English Women Poets: An Overview-Sunanda P. Chavan 190

 

The Achievement of Indian English Poetry-M.K. Naik 208

 

Select Bibliography-M.K. Naik and Kaveri Bose 222

 

Notes on the Contributors 246

 

Index 249

 

Sample Pages

















PERSPECTIVES ON INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH

Item Code:
IDG629
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1984
Publisher:
Language:
English
Size:
9.0 inch X 5.5 inch
Pages:
259
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 380 gms
Price:
$16.50   Shipping Free
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
PERSPECTIVES ON INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 8482 times since 8th Jun, 2017

About the Book:

While numerous collections of critical essays on Indian poetry in English have appeared during recent years, none of them has perhaps the range and the depth of this volume. Instead of confining its attention merely to post-Independence poetry alone as most of these collections do, it tries to cover the entire panorama of Indian English verse right form its hesitant beginnings in Henry Derozio to the present day. Furthermore, apart form presenting authoritative evaluations of the work of the major poets, it also offers intensive textual analyses of outstanding poems like "Savitri', 'Gitanjali' and 'Jejuri'.

The contributors include eminent scholars such as D.R. Srinivasa Iyengar, V.A. Shahane, Paul Verghese, S.K. Desai, Prema Nandakumar and the editor, M.K. Naik.

The carefully selective Bibliography appended to the collection has further enhanced its value as a comprehensive collection of incisive critical studies covering the entire range of Indian poetry in English. This volume is a worthy successor to this editor's Perspectives on Indian Drama in English (1977) and Perspectives on Indian Prose in English (Abhinav Publications, 1982).

About the Editor:

Distinguished critic, editor and historian of Indian English Literature, M.K. Naik has published numerous studies including Raja Rao (1972 and 1982), Mulk Raj Anand (1973), A history of Indian English Literature (1982), The Ironic Vision : A Study of the Fiction of R.K Narayan (1983) and dimension of Indian English Literature (1984). Prominent among the collections edited by him are Critical Essays on Indian Writing in English (1968, 72 and 77), Aspects of Indian Writing in English (1979) and The Indian English Short Story : A Representative Anthology (1884).

Professor Naik was awarded a National Fellowship for research in 1978. He Presided over the thirty third session of the All India English Teachers' Conference held in Delhi in 1982.

 

CONTENTS

 

Preface vii

 

Henry Derozio: An Assessment-C.Paul Verghese 1

 

Toru Dutt: The Mona Lisa of Indian Poetry in English-G.S. Balarama Gupta 10

 

The Poetry of Sri Aurobindo- K.R. Srinivasa Iyergar 17

 

Savitri-Prema Nandakumar 41

 

The English poems of Rabindranath Tagore- Bhupendranath Seal 64

 

Gitanjali-Viswnath Chatterjee 77

 

Sarojini Naidu: Poet of the Old Verties-P.V. Rajyalakshmi 90

 

The Alienation Games: The Poetry of Nissim Ezekiel-K. Raghavendra Rao 98

 

Mixing Memory and Desire: Small-Scale Reflections on the Poetry of A.K. Ramanujan- S.K. Desai 109

 

'The myth-Worm Behind the membrane of Fact':
The Poetry of K.N. Daurwalla - M. Sivaramkrishna
124

 

'The Naked Earth and Beyond': The Poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra -Vasant A. Shahane 144

 

A View of Kamala Das-Vrinda Nabar 158

 

Jejurl: A Thematic Study -M.K. NAIK 169

 

Some Post-Independence Poets-C.V. Venugopal 179

 

Modern Indian English Women Poets: An Overview-Sunanda P. Chavan 190

 

The Achievement of Indian English Poetry-M.K. Naik 208

 

Select Bibliography-M.K. Naik and Kaveri Bose 222

 

Notes on the Contributors 246

 

Index 249

 

Sample Pages

















Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to PERSPECTIVES ON INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH (Language and Literature | Books)

AN INTEGRAL VIEW OF POETRY: An Indian Perspective
by V. K. GOKAK
Hardcover (Edition: 1975)
Abhinav Publication
Item Code: IDF762
$12.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian English Literature (Contemporary Perspectives)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAI238
$43.00$34.40
You save: $8.60 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Modern Indian Poetry in English
by Bruce King
Paperback (Edition: 2015)
Oxford University Press, New Delhi
Item Code: NAL908
$31.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Representations of a Culture in Indian English Poetry
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAH469
$36.00$28.80
You save: $7.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Contemporary Indian Poetry in English
Item Code: NAI367
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Perspectives on The Physical World
Item Code: NAD683
$62.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian English Literature (In Eight Parts): Prescribed Course Study Material
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAB993
$62.00$49.60
You save: $12.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
English Literature (Voice of Indian Diaspora)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAG382
$36.00$28.80
You save: $7.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Illustrated History of Indian Literature in English
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAF601
$47.00$37.60
You save: $9.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Creative Aspects of Indian English
by Shantinath K. Desai
Paperback (Edition: 2017)
Sahitya Akademi, Delhi
Item Code: IDG897
$17.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Modern Perspectives on Vedanta (Proceedings of The 20th International Congress of Vedanta)
Deal 10% Off
Item Code: NAJ739
$72.00$64.80
You save: $7.20 (10%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Jap Ji (A Perspective)
by Dr. T. R. Shangari
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Radha Soami Satsang Beas
Item Code: NAJ194
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Just a note to thank you for these great products and suer speedy delivery!
Gene, USA
Thank you for the good service. You have good collection of astronomy books.
Narayana, USA.
Great website! Easy to find things and easy to pay!!
Elaine, Australia
Always liked Exotic India for lots of choice and a brilliantly service.
Shanti, UK
You have a great selection of books, and it's easy and quickly to purchase from you. Thanks.
Ketil, Norway
Thank you so much for shipping Ma Shitala.  She arrived safely today on Buddha Purnima.  We greeted Her with camphor and conch blowing, and she now is on Ma Kali’s altar.  She is very beautiful.  Thank you for packing Her so well. Jai Ma
Usha, USA
Great site! Myriad of items across the cultural spectrum. Great search capability, too. If it's Indian, you'll probably find it here.
Mike, USA
I was very happy to find these great Hindu texts of the ancient times. Been a fan of both Mahabhratham and Ramayanam since I was a small boy. Now the whole family can enjoy these very important cultural texts at home.
Amaranath
Very old customer. service very good.
D K Mishra, USA
I want to switch from Amazon to Exotic India Art. Please keep up good job and competitive prices so that INDIAN community find a value in this website.
Sanjay, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India