Survival: Translating Modern Hindi Poetry

Survival: Translating Modern Hindi Poetry

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Author: Daniel Weissbort
Girdhar Rathi/
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 1994
Language: English
Pages: 125
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817201774X


This anthology of ten modern Hindi poets is a product of Translation Workshop and is described as An Experience and an Experiment in Translating Modern Hindi Poetry.

This anthology carries English translation of 84 poems of 10 modern Hindi poets. The poets are: * Raghuvir Sahay * Kunwar Narayan * Kedarnath Singh * Vinod Kumar Shukla * Rituraj * Prayag Shukla * Girdhar Rathi * Mangalesh Dabral * Alok Dhanwa * and Asad Zaidi.

EDITORS: Daniel Weissbort is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa, where he directs the Master of Fine Arts Program in Translation. With British Poet Laureate Ted Huges he founded the magazine Modern Poetry in Translation which is now published by King's College, London.

Girdhar Rathi edits the quarterly Hindi journal Samakalin Bharatiya Sahitya given to contemporary Indian writing in various languages. He has published two collections of his own poems and translated into Hindi numerous books of poetry and prose.