Indian English Poetry Since 1950: An Anthology

  • Title: Indian English Poetry Since 1950: An Anthology
  • Author: Vilas Sarang
  • ISBN: 9780863111679
  • Page: 271
  • Format: Paperback
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    About Vilas Sarang


    1. One of the most significant modernist writer in Marathi writer and English, Vilas Sarang has written remarkable short stories, poems, a novel and also brilliant pieces of criticism in his first language Marathi as well as in English His Marathi short story collections are Soledad 1975 and Atank 1999 and translations of his stories in English are collected in A Fair Tree of the Void 1990 and recently The Women in the Cages 2006 A selection of his short stories also appeared in French translation in 1988 His English novel The Dinosaur Ship 2005 and his Marathi novel is Enkichya Rajyat His Marathi collection of poems is published under the title Kavita 1969 1984 and his collection of English poems is published as A Kind of Silence 1978 and recently he has brought out Another Life He has also written significant criticism in Marathi Sisyphus ani Bolakka and Aksharanchya Shrama Kela 2000.He has also published The Stylistics of Literary Translation 1988 and edited the anthology Indian English Poetry Since 1950 1989 He has also edited reputed literary journals like the Bombay Review and The Post Post Review.He holds a Ph D in English from Bombay University and another in comparative literature from Indiana University He taught at the University of Basra in Iraq during the 1970s, became Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Bombay University in the eighties, and he has also taught at Kuwait University He lives in MumbaiThe quest for primitive source of human existence is an important feature of his writings His short stories are often surreal and have often been compared to Kafka For instance, in one of his stories collected in The Women in Cages, the narrator finds himself transformed into a gigantic phallus In another well known story, a person named Chako is marooned on an island where women have either upper half of their bodies or the lower half Sarang is awovedly anti representational modernist in his aesthetics and provides a refreshing alternative to over hyped diaspora and exiled non resident Indian English writers like Salman Rushdie, VS Naipaul and Kiran Desai.


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