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Signposts : Bengali Poetry Since Independence

Edited by Prabal Kumar Basu, Rupa, 2002, xxxi, 275 p, ISBN : 8171676391, $22.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Signposts : Bengali Poetry Since Independence/edited by Prabal Kumar BasuContents: Foreword. Prologue. Arun Mitra (1909-2000): 1. At the sight of the smoke. 2. These few lines. 3. The one who’s come. Subhas Mukhopadhyay (1919): 1. The man never found out. 2. I am miserable. 3. The knight check. 4. My work. 5. To hangers on. Birendra Chattopadhyay (1920-1985): 1. In the meeting of poets. 2. The amazing smell of rice in the night sky. 3. Behula’s raft. 4. Headless trunks scream in glee. Arun Sarkar (1922-1980): 1. Naren Master. 2. Destitute. 3. Father. 4. A summer poem. Nirendranath Chakrabarty (1924): 1. All kinds of loving. 2. The palace. 3. It’s so at times. 4. Seeing it through to the end. 5. Jesus of Calcutta. Manindra Gupta (1926): 1. Ashtray. 2. The pilot. 3. The candle. Sarat Kumar Mukhopadhyay (1931): 1. To my friend’s wives. 2. Bending down and down. 3. Sounds. 4. Birajmohan. Aloke Sarkar (1931): 1. Secret abode. 2. Which way is heaven. 3. Everyday he watches. 4. See. Shankha Ghosh (1932): 1. Babu says. 2. Beautiful. 3. A big fool, unsocial too. 4. Idle water. 5. The decade. Alokeranjan Dasgupta (1933): 1. The blood stained lattice window. 2. The late afternoon sky. 3. The evening press conference. 4. Roads lost in Temples and Mosques. Shakti Chattopadhyay (1933-1995): 1. Jarasandha. 2. Pleading portrait. 3. Unruly I Roam. 4. O forever venerable fire. 5. That Isn’t time for much joy—that Isn’t time for much happiness. Sunil Gangopadhyay (1934): 1. Nineteen seventy one. 2. A city of memories. 3. For Che Guevera. 4. Neera’s illness. 5. The nurse-maid. Benoy Majumdar (1934): 1. Me and my Oleander flower. 2. Can give you love. 3. Last evening. 4. Yet some more time. Tushar Roy (1934-1977): 1. Check and see. 2. Then. 3. Who is the hunter. 4. A poem dedicated to the beloved. Samarendra Sengupta (1935): 1. The stairs of coffee house. 2. Quarter to twelve. 3. He came and stood. Amitava Dasgupta (1935): 1. The wooden chair. 2. I am India. 3. Poetry and Slogan. 4. Dhaka May 21:1990. Utpal Kumar Basu (1936): 1. Demon. 2. Breadcrumbs off my shirt. 3. The ship sailing away. 4. My spectral spirit. Pranabendu Dasgupta (1936): 1. About houses. 2. It is time for me to go. 3. The quarrel. 4. Who-whom. Tarapada Roy (1936): 1. On some days I feel sad. 2. What was it that I wanted. 3. The Indian map. 4. The cooling machine. Shaktipada Brahmachari (1937): 1. The fowler. 2. Pour femme. 3. Conference of poets. Vijaya Mukhopadhyay (1937): 1. All this play-acting. 2. Advertisement. 3. Equation. 4. Out of Raghuvamsha. Manibhusan Bhattacharya (1938): 1. Montu’s day. 2. The story of the Martyr’s day. 3. Night at Gandhinagar. Pabitra Mukhopadhyay (1940): 1. He who is alone. 2. To a dead friend. 3. Politics. 4. Of defeated humanity. Geeta Chattopadhyay (1941): 1. My being: embryo. 2. Birth. 3. Ocean to Himalayas. 4. Burning of the Sati. Piyush Raut (1941): 1. You too, God. 2. The prelude to revolution. 3. About him. Bhaskar Chakrabarty (1945): 1. When will winter come, Suparna. 2. For the lost youth. 3. Another love poem. 4. Death. Debarati Mitra (1946): 1. Motion. 2. Applied mathematics. 3. No, no, and no. Amitava Gupta (1947): 1. Omega point. 2. Bengali. 3. Arjun : to Karna. 4. Yudhistir: to Kunti. Krishna Basu (1947): 1. Hymn to the Goddess. 2. A woman’s corpse. 3. Your girlchild. 4. Just an ordinary mail. Ranajit Das (1949): 1. April. 2. International. 3. To my father. 4. Smile for the camera. Tushar Chaudhury (1949): 1. Hunting ground. 2. Seducing beautiful Nina. 3. O life eternal. 4. The night wears on. Parthapratim Kanjilal (1949): 1. To friends. 2. More poems of the night. 3. Table. Shyamalkanti Das (1951): 1. The four friends. 2. Allegory. 3. O my motherland. 4. With wood. Joy Goswami (1954): 1. Funeral verses. 2. Maltibala school for girl’s. 3. Victorious. 4. The future missing girl. 5. Hawk of iron, for you. Dhiman Chakrabarty (1954): 1. Rope. 2. Doleful. 3. Arms. Punnyasloke Dasgupta (1955): 1. Fornication. 2. Cunning. 3. Love. Mridul Dasgupta (1955): 1. The blindness after sunset. 2. Woman thy name is desire. 3. Mishap. 4. Solution in simplicity. Subodh Sarkar (1957): 1. Gandhi. 2. Sari. 3. How to be a good Communist. 4. The kind of wife we want. Sanjukta Bandopadhyay (1958): 1. Pill. 2. The she-cat. 3. In this birth as a woman. 4. The geometry we could not learn. Aneek Rudra (1959): 1. Apocalypse. 2. Incarnation of dwarf. 3. The portrait of living. Pinaki Thakur (1959): 1. Generation. 2. Girl-friend dear. 3. Passenger. Jahar Sen Majumdar (1960): 1. Signal. 2. Ladder. 3. Back of one’s head. Mallika Sengupta (1960): 1. Open letter to freud. 2. Tell us marx. 3. A mark of blood. 4. A fish whip in the feudal age. Prabal Kumar Basu (1960): 1. By my personal memorial. 2. Living scape. 3. Rhino. 4. The wall. Joydev Basu (1962): 1. India: a search. 2. Twenty-Seventh birthday. 3. Arowal or Kansara or… 4. For Comrade Musa Mollah. Rahul Purakayastha (1963): 1. Poem of 12 noon. 2. Open Jaws. 3. Mask. Rupak Chakrabarty (1965): 1. Twenty-fifth Baisakh. 2. Fish. 3. The white letter. Chiranjib Basu (1968): 1. The uncertain path. 2. A dream originated dialogue. 3. Pilgrimage. Bibhas Roychaudhury (1969): 1. The archer. 2. Rice. 3. My dear father. Mandrakanta Sen (1972): 1. A strange affair. 2. Alone in moon city. 3. When just you. Glossary.
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