A History of Indian Poetry in English explore the substance and genealogy of Anglophone verse in India from its nineteenth-century origins to the present day. Beginning with an extensive introduction their highlights the character and achievements of the field, this History includes essays that describe, analyze, and reflect on the legacy of Indian Poetry written in English. Organized thematically, they survey the poetry of such diverse poets as Henry Derozio, Toru Dutt, Rabindranath Tagore, Nissim Ezekiel, Arun Kolatkar, A.K.Ramanujan, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Jaynata Mahapatra, Kamala Das, Melanie Silgardo, and Jeet Thayil. Written by scholars, critics, and poets, this History devotes special attention to the nineteenth-century forbears of the astonishing efflorescence of Indian poets in English in the twentieth century, while also exploring the role of diaspora and publishing in the constitution of some of this verse. This book is of pivotal importance to the understanding and analysis of Indian Poetry in English and will serve as an invaluable reference foe specialists and students alike.
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