20th Century Indian Poets

Narahari Rao n.rao at rz.uni-sb.de
Thu Jul 31 23:06:11 UTC 1997

At 17:31 31.07.97 BST, you 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
>Thank you,
>Andy McCord
>amccord at ibm.net

Gopalakrishna Adiga and  Da Ra Bendre, can be considered from Kannada
Literature for inclusion

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