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We Speak in Changing Languages  -  Indian Women Poets 1990-2007
We Speak in Changing Languages - Indian Women Poets 1990-2007

We Speak in Changing Languages - Indian Women Poets 1990-2007

by E V Ramakrishnan

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English

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

9788126026739 - Year: 2009 - Pages: 278

Binding

Paperback

E V Ramakrishnan
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Author: E V Ramakrishnan
Anju Makhija/
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): E V Ramakrishnan/Anju Makhija
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2009
Language: English
Pages: 278
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126026739

Description

The works of twenty-one women poets collected in this volume highlight the diversity of voices available in contemporary Indian English poetry.

Included are established poets like Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Sharma Acharya, Menka Shivdasani and Smita Agarwal who have been writing for over two decades, along with ‘new’ poets like Mamang Dai, Arundhati Subramaniam, Anjum Hasan, Priya Sarukkai Chabria and Mukta Sambrani.

The Poets included represent a variety of perspectives and attitudes ranging from ironic and visionary to lyrical and sentimental. There are pomes probing myths and memories, also ones that explore relationships in contemporary society. All in all, this is a comprehensive collection for those interested in the poetry scene in India.

Contents

Introduction

Shanta Acharya
1. A Giddy Mannequin
2. The Wishing Tree
3. Shunya
4. At the Edge of the World
5. Arranged Marriage
6. Xochipilli
7. Prescription for Glasses
8. Mrs Kafka’s Dilemma
Deepa Agarwal
9. Thoughts on a Ritual
10. Anarkali
11. Once There was a Princess
12. Women on the Road to Lhasa
13. Do not Weep, Lonely Mirror
14. Quiet Spaces
15. Forgotten Kaleidoscope
Smita Agarwal
16. Lopamudra
17. An Address to India
18. Greenhorn
19. Sarojini Naidu and She
20. Joyride
21. Richa
Jane Bhandari
22. Deep Well
23. Hard Frost
24. Beachcombers
25. Hiss
26. Catching Crayfish
27. The Birds
28. The New Hotel
29. The Space Beyond
Sagari Chhabra
30. In Gujarat, Again
31. On Hearing Women Poets
32. An Artiste who is a Women
33. The Saloom
34. Closure
35. Iraq War
Priya Sarukkai Chabria
36. Dialogue-1
37. The Gathering of Time
38. Fight: In Silver, Red and Black
Sampurna Chattarji "object lesson: eleven" mamang dai
39. As a Son, My Daughter
40. Going Against the Grain
41. Pleasure, Forbidden
42. Hidden Obscene
43. Conversation
44. To Surya, the Sun-God
45. Object Lesson: Ten
46. Object Lesson: Eleven
Mamang Dai
47. The Missing Link
48. Man and Brother
49. Small Towns and the River
50. The Beginning of the World
51. Water and Sand
52. Green the Time of Flood
53. The Voice of the Mountain
54. Tapu
55. Remembrance
Revathy Gopal
56. Earth, Sky and Trembling Hills
57. Balancing Act
58. Erode
59. Yashodhara – I
60. Yashodhara – II
61. Picnic at the Zoo
62. Family Secrets
Anjum Hasan
63. June Night in a Middle Class Home
64. Coming of Age in a Convent School
65. Ordinary Days
66. Where I Now Live
67. Kitchen
68. A Place Like Water
69. My Folk
70. The Pregnant Women
71. Afternoon in the Beauty Parlour
72. Learnt
Rachna Joshi
73. Jageshwar
74. Writing Poetry
75. The Death of My Grandmother
76. Periplum
77. Groping for Love
78. Rock Garden
79. Durga in Alberta
80. Jade Earrings
Anjum Katyal
81. Cliff
82. Show Dissolve
83. Old Bones
84. Puri
85. 31st December
86. Waiting
87. Labyrinth
88. To My Daughter
89. Kite
Rukmini Bhaya Nair
90. Gulmohar
91. Feasts
92. Kali
93. Gargi’s Silence
94. Computer
95. Leper Girl
96. Making Ends Meet
97. Assegai, Africa
Marlyn Naronha "our marriage" "dance is over"
98. Our Marriage
99. The Dance is Over
100. Weaving A Fabric
101. Burning Question
102. Being Women
103. Present Painting
104. The Difference
Seeme Qasim "being an Indian"
105. Going There
106. Being an Indian
107. Escape
108. The Friend who Crossed Over
109. Indian Muslim
110. Fighting in the Middle East
111. Beyond October
112. Fidelity
113. Restless Days
Rizio Raj "Indian Eunuchs"
114. Indian Eunuchs
115. Memory Kites
116. Purdah
117. Poem
118. The Legacy of the Fugitive
119. New Teatament
120. I Live by the Ocean
121. Digambara
Mukta Sambrani
122. The Insurgence of Color or Anna Thinks …
123. Name Anna Forgets
124. From Poems for Mothers who Speak no English
Menka Shivdasani
125. Schoolgirl No More
126. Spring – Cleaning
127. Beyond the Doorway
128. Why Rabbits Never Sleep
129. Stet
130. Schizoid
131. Hinges
132. At Po Lin, Hong Kong
133. Epitaph
Vijaya Singh
134. The Thirdest World
135. 24 Carat
136. Encounter
137. Reconstruction
138. Poem: Edited and Unedited
139. On Turning Thirty
140. An Elegy for Love
K. Srilata
141. Hurt Anger
142. Anger
143. Kanyadanan
144. With Every Wave
145. Saree
146. Stammer
147. Moonstone
148. What Become of the Fourth Poem
Arundhathi Subramanim
149. Heirloom
150. 5.46, Andheri Local
151. Madras
152. Stains
153. To the Welsh Critic Who Doesn’t Find Me Identifiably Indian
154. Sari
155. For a Poem, Still Unborn
156. Home
157. Nocturne in January
158. Gap Return

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