Author: Arvind Krishna MehrotraPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 1994Language: EnglishPages: ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195628675
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.
PrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroductionONE : NISSIM EZEKIELA Poem of DedicationMy CatFor Love's RecordCase StudyPoet, Lover, BirdwatcherParadise FlycatcherTwo ImagesAfter Reading a Prediction TWO : JAYANTA MAHAPATRAA Rain of RitesI Hear my Fingers Sadly Touching an Ivory KeyHungerHandsThe Moon MomentsA Kind of HappinessThe DoorThe Abandoned British Cemetery at BalasoreThe Captive Air of Chandipur-on-SeaOf that LoveThe VaseDaysWaitingTHREE : A.K.RAMANUJANThe StridersBreaded FishLooking for a Cousin on SwingSelf-PortraitAnxietyCase HistoryLove Poem for a Wife. 2The Hindoo : The Only RiskSnakes and LaddersOn the Death of a PoemHighway StrippedMoultingChicago ZenFOUR : ARUN KOLATKARWomanSuicide of RamaIrani Restaurant BombayCrabsBiographFrom JejuriThe BusHeart of RuinChaitanyaA Low TempleThe PatternThe Horseshoe ShrineManoharChaitanyaThe ButterflyA ScratchAjamil and the TigersChaitanyaBetween Jejuri and the Railway StationThe Railway StationFIVE : KIKI N.DARUWALLAHawkThe King Speak to the ScribeThe Unrest of DesirewolfFish are Speared by NightChinarNight FishingSIX : DOM MORAESAutobiographyWords to a BoyTwo from IsraelProphetKeyFrom InterludesVII. LibrarySinbadFrom StelesI. The work works. The world doesn'tIV. What is this adrift from ChileVI. On my stele, mark coloursVII. She in her youth arose VIII. Time and the river, aflameX. Floes creak out of the northFuture PlansSEVEN : DILIP CHITREThe Light of Birds Breaks the Lunatic's SleepFrom Travelling in a Cage2. I came in the middle of my life to a 5. The door I was afraid to open7. All I hear is the fraying of the wind8. I woke up and looked at my empty white bed19. Where can I hide now in this21. O quick knives curving into the coreIn LimboPushing a CartOf Garlic and SuchThe Felling of the Banyan TreeFather Returning HomePanhalaEIGHT : EUNICE DE SOUZAFeeding the Poor at ChristmasSweet SixteenMiss LouiseForgive Me, MotherFor My Father, Dead Youngde Souza PrabhuWomen in Dutch Painting She and IEuniceAdvice to WomenFor Rita's Daughter, Just BornFrom Five London PiecesIII. Meeting PoetsNINE : ADIL JUSSAWALLALand's EndEvening on a MountainHalt XBatsFrom Missing Person1.3 A______'s a giggle now1.6 Black vamps break out of hell1.7 In a brief clearing1.9 He travels the way of devotion1.13 Less time for kicksII.1 No SatanII.2 His hands were slavishII.5 Few either/orsNine Poems on ArrivalFreedom SongConnectionTEN : AGHA SHAHID ALIPostcard from KashmirSnowmenCracked PortraitsThe Dacca GauzesThe Season of the PlainsThe Previous OccupantELEVEN : VIKRAM SETHGuestThe Humble Administrator's GardenEvening WheatThe Accountant's HouseFrom an 'East is Red' SteamerCeasing Upon the MidnightUnclaimedFrom The Golden GateSoonTWELVE : MANOHAR SHETTYFirefliesForeshadowsGiftsWoundsDomestic CreaturesBatsDepartureMoving OutSelect BibliographyIndex of TitlesIndex of First Lines