Author:Mushirul Hasan (Ed. & Intro.)

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Sarojini Naidu: Her Way With Words

By: Mushirul Hasan (Ed. & Intro.)

Price: $9.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106519

ISBN: 9789381523438

Condition: New


In modern day slang, you could say Sarojini Naidu had the gift of gab. In the tumultuous years that she worked closely with Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru (roughly from 1914-49) they called her “India’s Nightingale”. In this work, Prof Hasan takes a fresh look at Naidu by collating essays by PK Ghosh, Bina Roy and VV John, on her life as an orator and freedom fighter and a poet. The book also includes her essay on Gokhale and a selection of her poems introduced by the late British poet, critic and literary magazine editor, Arthur Symons.Pr... View more info