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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Kamala Das (Ed. Devindra Kohli)
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A major poet in English, Kamala Das’s taboo-breaking work explores themes of love and betrayal, the corporeal and the spiritual, while celebrating female sexuality and remaining deeply rooted in the poet’s ancestral tradition and landscape.

A rigorous selection from her oeuvre-six published volumes and other uncollected and previously unpublished poems-this edition offers a unified perspective on her poetic achievement. An illuminating introduction to her poetry by Devindra Kohli traces the sources of its ferment, and showcases its originality of style and its acts of resistance.

Imprint: India Penguin Modern Classics

Published: Dec/2014

ISBN: 9780143421047

Length : 320 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Selected Poems

Kamala Das (Ed. Devindra Kohli)

A major poet in English, Kamala Das’s taboo-breaking work explores themes of love and betrayal, the corporeal and the spiritual, while celebrating female sexuality and remaining deeply rooted in the poet’s ancestral tradition and landscape.

A rigorous selection from her oeuvre-six published volumes and other uncollected and previously unpublished poems-this edition offers a unified perspective on her poetic achievement. An illuminating introduction to her poetry by Devindra Kohli traces the sources of its ferment, and showcases its originality of style and its acts of resistance.

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Kamala Das (Ed. Devindra Kohli)

KAMALA DAS (1934–2009) was a renowned Indian poet and memoirist.