J.P. Das: A Creative Journey

By: Ganeshwar Mishra (Author) & Bikram K. Das (Tr.)

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Jagannath Prasad (J.P.) Das has dominated the Odia literary scene for over 40 years. His literary ouvre comprises of poetry, plays, short stories, novel, essays, and children’s poems. His research into Odishan art includes publication of Puri Paintings: The Chitrakaar and His Work and Chitrapothi: Illustrated Palm leaf Manuscripts from Orissa. His writings have been widely translated into Hindi, English, and other Indian languages and his plays have been staged across the country in many languages. After a stint as Assistant Professor in Allahabad University, he joined the Indian Administrative Service and worked in the Odisha and Central Governments. He was Collector of Kalahandi district during the severe famine there. He left the Service at the height of his career to devote full time to writing and research.He has done paintings, acted on stage and in films, and taken active part in social and cultural movements, and has been closely associated with the Children’s Film Society, National School of Drama, and the Poetry Society (India). He has been honoured with many awards including the Sahitya Akademi award and the Saraswati Samman by K.K. Birla Foundation.Printed Pages: 148 with b/w illustrations.

Title: J.P. Das: A Creative Journey

Author Name: Ganeshwar Mishra (Author) & Bikram K. Das (Tr.)

Categories: India, Philosophy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2015

ISBN: 9789385285103

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 16 x 24 Cm

Seller ID: 102446

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