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Radha Chakraborty

Radha Chakraborty

Radha Chakraborty teaches English Literature in Gargi College, University of Delhi. She has co-edited The Essential Tagore (Harvard and Visva Bharati), a major anthology of Tagore's works, nominated Book of the Year 2011 by Martha Nussbaum. She is the author of Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers (Routledge, 2008) and Novelist Tagore: Modernity and Gender in Selected Texts (Routledge, forthcoming), and is currently editing Shades of Difference: Selected Writings of Rabindranath Tagore for the Social Science Press. Her translations of Tagore include Gora, Boyhood Days, Chokher Bali, Farewell Song: Shesher Kabita and The Land of Cards: Stories, Poems and Plays for Children. Other works in translation are Bankimchandra Chatterjee's Kapalkundala, In the Name of the Mother by Mahasweta Devi, Vermillion Clouds: Stories by Bengali Women, and Crossings: Stories from Bangladesh and India. She has edited Bodymaps: Stories by South Asian Women and co-edited Writing Feminism: South Asian Voices and Writing Freedom: South Asian Voices. She was nominated for the Crossword Translation Award, 2004.

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