Hibiscus on the Lake: 20th Century Telugu Poetry from India
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BeschreibungA lyrical anthology of contemporary poetry from India. English speakers may read for the first time a previously hidden literature of great beauty and importance, compiled and translated by one of the foremost scholars of the literature of twentieth-century India. Richly appealing, sensitively and masterfully translated, surprisingly accessible, and adeptly organized, these poems from the Telugu language of southern India will find in this groundbreaking anthology the wider international readership they deserve and a place in the worldwide emergence of India's literature.
PortraitVelcheru Narayana Rao is the Krishnadevaraya Professor of Languages and Cultures of Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the coeditor, with David Shulman, of A Poem at the Right Moment: Remembered Verses from Premodern South India.
Pressestimmen"Entirely original, ironic, sensuous but never sexist. A small masterpiece and a precious piece of the record of good writing on this planet." - Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WISCONSIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 360 Seiten