20th Century Indian Poets

INDIAN BOOKS CENTRE ibcindia at giasdl01.vsnl.net.in
Fri Aug 1 02:33:56 UTC 1997

You may also consider Maithilisarana Gupta in the Hindi section

On Thu, 31 Jul 1997, Andy McCord wrote:

> For South Asian entries in a Routledge biographical dictionary of 20th
> Centry poetry I am seeking advice for literatures I'm not familiar with. 
> The entries are to be very short, giving dates and major works and life
> events.  I expect they will not be able to include more than 15-20 poets
> from the Indian subcontinent.  My list, from which some may have to be
> winnowed, so far includes Muhammad Iqbal & Faiz Ahmed Faiz (Urdu), Mahadevi
> Verma and Nirala (Hindi), Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali), Arun Mhatre
> (Marathi), and A.K. Ramanujan and Nissim Ezekiel (English).  Any advice on
> who I have overlooked in these languages and who to look into for Tamil,
> Telegu, Kannada, Malyalam, Gujarati, Punjabi, etc., would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Andy McCord
> amccord at ibm.net

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