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The Mystical Saw and Other Poems
The Mystical Saw and Other Poems

The Mystical Saw and Other Poems

by Alokeranjan Dasgupta

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Language

English

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

8126001038 - Year: 1996 - Pages: 112

Binding

Hardcover

Alokeranjan Dasgupta

Author: Alokeranjan Dasgupta
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 1996
Language: English
Pages: 112
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126001038

Description

Alokeranjan's poetry is full of surprises, even shocks; many times we are startled at anomalous juxtapositions, the import of which we only later begin to descry.

His is no poetic language in a hallowed vein; part of his maturation as a poet called for a resolute distancing from the canons established earlier by Rabindranath Tagore and discovering a medium of expression suited to his insights as a poet in the contemporary world.

Alokeranjan's readership amongst Bengalis has found itself challenged by the uncompromising courage with which he faces issues confronting society today. These are universal themes: Since 1970 he has been living in body and spirit in two continents, and taken it as a cardinal part of his mission to transmit literary culture in both directions.

EDITOR:

Roland Hindmarch studied philosophy, psychology and literature and did his MA at the University of Cambridge. He taught English in Sweden and Uganda. Her was awarded the OBE in 1982.

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