Download or Read Online Kabyasangraha by Mandakranta Sen for FREE. Use Direct Download button to download the books. If the button is. Mandakranta Sen is an Indian poet writing in Bengali. She studied in a medical college but quit before the final exams and became a full-time writer. She was awarded Ananda Purashkar for her first poetry book. Mandakranta Sen is a prominent voice in contemporary Bengali poetry. eight novels, two volumes of short fiction and a book of essays.
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Patralekha, Balo Anyabhabe, Kolkata: Mandakranta Sen is a prominent voice in contemporary Bengali poetry.
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Be reborn as an Arjun tree Consider the Sne a friend Don’t confuse me with others, upright one When I bleed, shed your bark and call me then.
Her literary engagement spans various genres: The images that remain with me in these poems are those of garments thrown, quite literally, to the winds.
In this bacchanal that is both a strip-tease and bonfire of dead history, Mandakranta Sen’s poems also remind us that new skins are required to replace the outworn ones hurled into oblivion: Virginal, sleeping nightdresses awaken as wild, winged textiles and fly mandakranga, “wildly astray”, even as the rest of the world slumbers on — unaware of the nocturnal mutiny enacted around them. The eight poems in this feature are from Sen’s first collection.
If the woman of the forest knows how to shed blood, the colonizing male must learn to shed his equally incarcerating armour. Disobedience in these poems is a virtue, a credo, transmuted into a lyrical manifesto. Saptarshi Prakashan, Kabya Sangraha: The “indelible script of fate” is erased without apology, and destiny rewritten “in the blue grammar book” with manddakranta and irrepressible schoolgirlish glee.
Arunava Sinha, New Delhi: She originally studied medicine but decided to switch tracks in the middle of her final examination and commit herself to a life in literature.
Demure blue saris uncoil, morphing into tempestuous rivers in which hapless lovers with their outmoded worldviews might drown. Arunava Sinha an award-winning translator of classic, modern and contemporary Bengali writing, including Sen’s poetry writes: And even acts that appear to adhere to the status quo are deceptive and throw out a flirtatious but provocative challenge: In this bacchanal that is both a strip-tease and bonfire of dead history, Mandakranta Sen’s poems also remind us that new skins are required to replace the outworn ones hurled into oblivion:.
Her Leftist leanings combine with outspoken sensuality to carve out a unique brand of forthright and yet lyrical verse, which has set a benchmark of sorts for contemporary Bengali poetry”. An exuberant series of paeans to freedom, there is a stout refusal to allow an outmoded script of passive victimhood to perpetuate itself.
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