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The Oxford Indian Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets
by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra      (Author ALERT)



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ProductID: 69 - Paperback - Pages (Year: 1994)
Oxford University Press ~ ISBN: 0195628675


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The Transfiguring Places
by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

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Take a trip though the wonderful world of poetry and let Nissim Ezekiel, Vikram Seth, Dom Moraes, and other great poets mesmerize you through their poetic genius. Getready for a rare, rich and exclusive poetry. Each writers work is prefaced by an introduction, analysis, biographical information, and critical comments.



 Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction

ONE : NISSIM EZEKIEL
A Poem of Dedication
My Cat
For Love's Record
Case Study
Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher
Paradise Flycatcher
Two Images
After Reading a Prediction

TWO : JAYANTA MAHAPATRA
A Rain of Rites
I Hear my Fingers Sadly Touching an Ivory Key
Hunger
Hands
The Moon Moments
A Kind of Happiness
The Door
The Abandoned British Cemetery at Balasore
The Captive Air of Chandipur-on-Sea
Of that Love
The Vase
Days
Waiting

THREE : A.K.RAMANUJAN
The Striders
Breaded Fish
Looking for a Cousin on Swing
Self-Portrait
Anxiety
Case History
Love Poem for a Wife. 2
The Hindoo : The Only Risk
Snakes and Ladders
On the Death of a Poem
Highway Stripped
Moulting
Chicago Zen

FOUR : ARUN KOLATKAR
Woman
Suicide of Rama
Irani Restaurant Bombay
Crabs
Biograph

From Jejuri
The Bus
Heart of Ruin
Chaitanya
A Low Temple
The Pattern
The Horseshoe Shrine
Manohar
Chaitanya
The Butterfly
A Scratch
Ajamil and the Tigers
Chaitanya
Between Jejuri and the Railway Station
The Railway Station

FIVE : KIKI N.DARUWALLA
Hawk
The King Speak to the Scribe
The Unrest of Desire
wolf
Fish are Speared by Night
Chinar
Night Fishing

SIX : DOM MORAES
Autobiography
Words to a Boy
Two from Israel
Prophet
Key

From Interludes
VII. Library
Sinbad

From Steles
I. The work works. The world doesn't
IV. What is this adrift from Chile
VI. On my stele, mark colours
VII. She in her youth arose
VIII. Time and the river, aflame
X. Floes creak out of the north
Future Plans

SEVEN : DILIP CHITRE
The Light of Birds Breaks the Lunatic's Sleep

From Travelling in a Cage
2. I came in the middle of my life to a
5. The door I was afraid to open
7. All I hear is the fraying of the wind
8. I woke up and looked at my empty white bed
19. Where can I hide now in this
21. O quick knives curving into the core
In Limbo
Pushing a Cart
Of Garlic and Such
The Felling of the Banyan Tree
Father Returning Home
Panhala

EIGHT : EUNICE DE SOUZA
Feeding the Poor at Christmas
Sweet Sixteen
Miss Louise
Forgive Me, Mother
For My Father, Dead Young
de Souza Prabhu
Women in Dutch Painting
She and I
Eunice
Advice to Women
For Rita's Daughter, Just Born
From Five London Pieces
III. Meeting Poets

NINE : ADIL JUSSAWALLA

Land's End
Evening on a Mountain
Halt X
Bats

From Missing Person
1.3 A______'s a giggle now
1.6 Black vamps break out of hell
1.7 In a brief clearing
1.9 He travels the way of devotion
1.13 Less time for kicks
II.1 No Satan
II.2 His hands were slavish
II.5 Few either/ors
Nine Poems on Arrival
Freedom Song
Connection

TEN : AGHA SHAHID ALI
Postcard from Kashmir
Snowmen
Cracked Portraits
The Dacca Gauzes
The Season of the Plains
The Previous Occupant

ELEVEN : VIKRAM SETH
Guest
The Humble Administrator's Garden
Evening Wheat
The Accountant's House
From an 'East is Red' Steamer
Ceasing Upon the Midnight
Unclaimed

From The Golden Gate
Soon

TWELVE : MANOHAR SHETTY
Fireflies
Foreshadows
Gifts
Wounds
Domestic Creatures
Bats
Departure
Moving Out

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Index of Titles
Index of First Lines

 


 

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