Signatures (One Hundred Indian Poets)
by Edited by K Satchidanandan
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
National Book Trust, India
Size: 8.5″ X 5.5″
About the Book:
Signatures brings together representative sample of work from one hundred modern Indian poets from twenty languages. The poets include Jibanananda Das, Budhadev Bose, Bishnu Dey, Subhash Mukhopadhyay, Shakti Chattopadhyay, Sunil Gangopadhyay, Gopalakrishna Adiga, Chandrasekhara Kambar, Akhtar-Ul-Iman, Ali Sardarjafri, Amrita Pritam, Harbhajan Singh, B.S. Mardhekar, Dilip Chitre, Arun Kolatkar, Ayyappa Paniker, Sri Sri, Ka, Naa. Subramanian, Sitakant Mahapatra, Ramakanta Rath, G.M. Muktibodh, Ajneya,Kedar Nath Singh, Kunwar Narain, Raghuvir Sahay, A.K. Ramanujam, Nissim Ezekiel, Jayanta Mahapatra, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, G.M. Sheikh, Keki Daruwallah, Navakanta Barua, Nilmoni Phookan, Sachi Raut Ray, Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena, Namdeo Dhasal And Vinda Karandikar among others. An ideal textbook for students of modern Indian poetry, an authentic reference work for scholars of comparative literature and an excellent read for the love of poetry.
About the Author
K. Satchidanandand who has edited this volume is a well-known modern Malayalam poet, translator and critic with over 30 volumes of original work and over 15 volumes of poetry in translation to his credit. His work has been extensively translated into English, Russian, Spanish and Serbo-Croatian besides all major Indian languages. Summe Rain, a collection of his poems in English translation was published in 1995. He has represented Indian poetry at several international festivals, edited many anthologies including Gestures, an anthology of South Asian Poetry and won several awards for poetry, criticism and translation. At present he is the secretary of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.