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Modern Indian Poetry in Englishby Bruce King
This book, now in a revised edition, is a comprehensive study of modern Indian poetry in English. It is a history and analysis of the most important poets (such as Nissim Ezekial, A.K. Ramanujan and Dom Moraes), books and journals, along with an analysis of the social basis of Indian English-language poetry. This edition includes an updated chronology, an extended essay on Agha Shahid Ali, and two chapters on significant new, younger poets.
Meet the Author
Bruce King is a well-known scholar of seventeenth-century English literature and Commonwealth literature. He has published Three Indian Poets: Nissim Ezekiel, A. K. Ramanujan and Dom Moraes (OUP, 1991), and Derek Walcott: A Caribbean Life (OUP, 2000).
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