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The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets
     

The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets

by Jeet Thayil
 

Jeet Thayil's definitive selection covers 55 years of Indian poetry in English. It is the first anthology to represent not just the major poets of the past half-century - the canonical writers who have dominated Indian poetry and publishing since the 1950s - but also the different kinds of poetry written by an extraordinary range of younger poets who live in many

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Jeet Thayil's definitive selection covers 55 years of Indian poetry in English. It is the first anthology to represent not just the major poets of the past half-century - the canonical writers who have dominated Indian poetry and publishing since the 1950s - but also the different kinds of poetry written by an extraordinary range of younger poets who live in many other countries. It is a groundbreaking global anthology of 70 poets writing in a common language, responding to shared traditions, different cultures and contrasting lives in the changing modern world.

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ISBN-13:
9781852248017
Publisher:
Bloodaxe Books
Publication date:
05/05/2009
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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