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Modern Indian Poetry in English
By Bruce King

Modern Indian Poetry in English

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Modern Indian Poetry in English by Bruce King

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'Bruce King maps uncharted territory,...provides ideas toward a poetics of Indian poetry in English, analyses poets in dialectical sets, summarizes poetic obsessions...King surveys, judges, informs, and provokes.' - Peter Nazareth, World Literature Today '...a significant book...King provides us with a detailed history of publication of poetry in English in India. One aspect to admire...is King's analysis of individual poems.' - Journal of Indian Writing in English 'When [the book] first appeared, it almost became like a Bible on the subject, the only worthwhile reference tool [to] dip into [for] trivia on poetry written in English by Indians.' - Biblio

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195671971
ISBN-10: 019567197X
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Pages: 428
Imprint: OUP India
Publisher: OUP India
Publish Date: 3-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: India

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