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The Dance Of The Peacock


An Anthology of English Poetry from India

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Publisher:  Hidden Brook Press, Canada


ISBN: 978-1927725009


Edition: Ist Edition


Pages: 538


Binding: Paperback(PB)


Publication Year: 2013


 

About the Book


 

The Dance Of The Peacock, Focused As It Is On Poetry In English By Indians And Diasporic Indians, Is Also A Celebration Of Diversity. This Anthology Is A Brave Attempt To Capture Something Of The Indian English Global Poetry Scene At This Moment In Time. It Does Not Pretend To Be A Comprehensive Collection; Rather It Is A Genuine And Rewarding Sampler For The Reader Who Would Like An Introduction To Its Riches. Dr. Debjani Chatterjee, MBE Sheffield, UK Editor Of The Renowned Poetry Collections, The Redbeck Anthology Of British South Asian Poetry (Redbeck Press) And Masala: Poems From India, Bangladesh, Pakistan And Sri Lanka (Macmillan) The Dance Of The Peacock Is A Diverse Collection Of Contemporary English Poetry From Indian. The 151 Poets Represented In This Book Hail From The Many Different States Of India As Well As From The United Kingdom, United States And Canada. The Poets Between These Covers Range In Age From 15 To 92. It Is Rare That One Will Find A More Diverse Collection Of Poets Representing Indo-English Poetry.

 

Contents


 

Table of Contents

Foreword – p. xiv
Introduction – p. xvi

List of Authors:

A. J. Thomas – p. 1
Abhay K. – p. 5
Aftab Yusuf Shaikh – p. 7
Aju Mukhopadhyay – p. 9
Akhil Katyal – p. 12
Akshat Sharma – p. 14
Allabhya Ghosh – p. 18
Amalan Stanley V – p. 20
Amarendra Khatua – p. 23
Amarendra Kumar – p. 27
Ambika Ananth – p. 31
Ami Kaye – p. 37
Amol Redij – p. 41
Ananya S. Guha – p. 43
Anita Nair – p. 46
Anju Makhija – p. 49
Anna Sujatha Mathai – p. 53
Aparna Kaji Shah – p. 58
Arbind Kumar Choudhary – p. 61
Archna Sahni – p. 64
Arman Najmi – p. 67
Arundhathi Subramaniam – p. 71
Asha Viswas – p. 76
Ashoka Sen – p. 78
Ashoke Bhattacherjee – p. 82
Asoke Chakravarty – p. 85
Bibhu Padhi – p. 90
Binod Mishra – p. 95
Bipin Patsani – p. 97
Bishnupada Ray – p. 99
C. D. Norman – p. 102
C. L. Khatri – p. 107
Chandini Santosh – p. 110
Chandra Shekhar Dubey – p. 112
Charu Sheel Singh – p. 115
D. C. Chambial – p. 118
Debjani Chatterjee – p. 123
Deepak Thakur – p. 128
Devashish Makhija – p. 132
Durlabh Singh – p. 136
Geetashree Chatterjee – p. 139
Gopa Nayak – p. 143
Gopal Lahiri – p. 146
Gopikrishnan Kottoor – p. 150
H. K. Kaul – p. 156
Harish Kumar Thakur – p. 159
Hazara Singh – p. 162
Hiranya Aditi – p. 166
Jayanta Mahapatra – p. 168
Jaydeep Sarangi – p. 175
Keki N. Daruwalla – p. 178
K. Pankajam – p. 179
K. Satchidanandan – p. 181
K. Srilata – p. 190
K. V. Dominic – p. 193
K. V. Raghupathi – p. 196
Kanwar Dinesh Singh – p. 200
Karan Singh – p. 203
Katta Rajamouly – p. 207
Kavita Jindal – p. 211
Khurshid Alam – p. 216
K. K. Srivastava – p. 217
Krithika Raghavan – p. 219
Kulbhushan Kushal – p. 220
Kumarendra Mallick – p. 225
Lakshmi Priya – p. 227
Lalita Noronha – p. 231
M. V. Sathyanarayana – p. 234
Malay Roy Choudhury – p. 237
Mani Rao – p. 240
Menka Shivdasani – p. 245
Michelle Cahill – p. 250
Mihir Chitre – p. 254
Mohineet Kaur Boparai – p. 257
Mona Dash – p. 260
Monika Pant – p. 262
Mukta Sambrani – p. 264
Mustansir Dalvi – p. 267
Naina Dey – p. 270
Nandini Sahu – p. 273
Nikesh Murali – p. 275
Nuggehalli Pankaja – p. 277
O. P. Arora – p. 283
P. C. K. Prem – p. 286
P. K. Joy – p. 290
P. K. N. Panicker – p. 292
Pashupati Jha – p. 295
Poornima Laxmeshwar – p. 300
Prabhanjan K. Mishra – p. 302
Prabhat K. Singh – p. 305
Prahlad Singh Shekhawat – p. 309
Pramila Venkateswaran – p. 312
Prathap Kamath – p. 315
Pravat Kumar Padhy – p. 318
Preeta Chandran – p. 321
Priscila Uppal – p. 324
Pritha Kejriwal – p. 326
Puneet Aggarwal – p. 329
R. C. Shukla – p. 331
R. J. Kalpana – p. 334
Ram Krishna Singh – p. 337
R. Raj Rao – p. 340
Raja Nand Jha – p. 343
Rajashree Anand – p. 347
Ramendra Kumar – p. 350
Ranu Uniyal – p. 353
Ravi Shankar – p. 355
Rizvana Parveen – p. 359
Romi Jain – p. 362
Rudra Kinshuk – p. 364
Ruth Vanita – p. 365
Samartha Vashishtha – p. 367
Sarada Purna Sonty – p. 370
Satish Verma – p. 372
Seema Aarella – p. 374
Semeen Ali – p. 377
Shamsud Ahmed – p. 379
Shanta Acharya – p. 381
Sharad Chandra – p. 386
Shefali Shah Choksi – p. 388
Shloka Shankar – p. 391
Shobhana Kumar – p. 394
Sindhu Rajasekaran – p. 397
Smita Agarwal – p. 400
Smitha Sehgal – p. 406
Sneha Subramanian Kanta – p. 410
Sonjoy Dutta-Roy – p. 412
Sonnet Mondal – p. 415
Soumyen Maitra – p. 418
Sreelatha Chakravarty – p. 421
Stephen Gill – p. 424
Subhash Misra – p. 432
Sukrita Paul Kumar – p. 434
Sunil Sharma – p. 437
Sunita Jain – p. 439
Syed Faizan – p. 443
T. Vasudeva Reddy – p. 446
Tejdeep Kaur Menon – p. 449
Usha Akella – p. 453
Usha Kishore – p. 456
V. V. B. Rama Rao – p. 461
Vandana Kumari Jena – p. 463
Vasuprada Kartic – p. 466
Vibha Batra – p. 470
Vihang A. Naik – p. 473
Vinay Capila – p. 475
Vinita Agrawal – p. 477
Vitasta Raina – p. 479
Vivek Narayanan – p. 483
Vivekanand Jha – p. 487
Yasmin Sawhney – p. 495

Acknowledgement – p. 498
Editor’s Bio – p. 500
Contributors Bios – p. 500 - 518


Bio of Authors/Editors


 

Dr Vivekanand Jha is A Translator, Editor And Award Winning Poet.. He Is The Author Of 5 Books Of Poetry. He Has Also Authored One Critical Book On The Poetry Of Jayanta Mahapatra And Edited Nine Critical Anthologies On Indian English Writing. His Works Have Been Published In More Than 100 Magazines Round The World. Moreover His Poems Have Been Published In More Than 25 Poetry Anthologies. He Has More Than 25 Research And Critical Articles Published In Various National And International Anthologies And Referred Journals. Recently He Has Edited A Poetry Anthology, The Dance Of The Peacock, Featuring 151 Indian English Poets And Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He Is Son Of Noted Professor, Poet And Award Winning Translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned With Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi). He Is The Chief Editor Of Two Literary Journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature.


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www.vivekanandjha.com

www.verbalart.in

www.phenomenalliterature.com

Blog: http://www.poetvjha.wordpress.com

Email Id: jha.vivekanand7@gmail.com

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