Author:Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

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The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets

By: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032899

ISBN: 0195628675

Condition: New


In this book, Mehrotra has put together an unusually sensitive selection of fine verse in English by some of his best contemporaries. The poets who appear in this anthology are Nissim Ezekiel, Jayanta Mahapatra, A. K. Ramanujan, Arun Kolatkar, Keki N. Daruwalla, Dom Moraes, Dilip Chitre, Eunice de Souza, Adil Jussawalla, Agha Shahid Ali, Vikram Seth, and Manohar Shetty. Printed Pages: 200. View more info

An Illustrated History of Indian Literature in English

By: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016324

ISBN: 817824151X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 424 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

A Concise History of Indian Literature in English

By: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra (Ed.)

Price: $18.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202368

ISBN: 8178244845

Condition: New


For anyone interested in the story of English in India, or in the finest English storytellers of India, this is the essential book. A history of two hundred years of Indian literature in English, it starts by looking at the introduction of English into India’s complex language scenario around 1800. It then takes up the canonical poets, novelists, and dramatists, as well as unjustly forgotten figures who made significant contributions to Indian literature in English. Printed Pages: 518 View more info

The Absent Traveller: Prakrit Love Poetry from the Gathasaptasati of Satavahana Hala

By: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra (selected and translated)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021399

ISBN: 0143100807

Condition: New


‘They read beautifully. The translations are witty, terse, spare, memorable. At last the Ga-tha-saptas'ati- has found a translator.’—A.K. Ramanujan The Ga-tha-saptas'ati- is perhaps the oldest extant anthology of poetry from South Asia, containing our very earliest examples of secular verse. Reputed to have been compiled by the Sa-tava-hana king Ha-la in the second century CE, it is a celebrated collection of 700 verses in Maharashtri Pra-krit, composed in the compact, distilled ga-tha- form. The anthology has attracted several learned commentaries and now, through Arvind Krishna Mehrot... View more info