Voices from Bengal
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:1/1/1997 - Sahitya Akademi,India
This anthology presents the range of modern Bengali poetry, from pioneers like Jibanananda Das, Sudhindranath Dutta, Bishnu Dey and Buddhadeva Bose to young poets born in the 1960s. There are sixty poets represented by two pieces each, with a valuable commentary to bring the poems within reach of readers from all cultures. The poems have been rendered by a distinguished panel translators. The book will prove invaluable to serious students of Bengali literature and culture. But above all, it will be treasured by poetry-lovers everywhere.