Table of contents for The Oxford anthology of modern Indian poetry / edited by Vinay Dharwadker and A.K. Ramanujan.


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The Pact, P. S. Rege


This Night, N. Revathi Devi


On Reading a Love Poem, Kedarnath Singh


Mother, P. Lankesh


The Girl's Desire Moves Among Her Bangles, Gagan Gill


Flute-music, Rabindranath Tagore


Women in Dutch Painting, Eunice de Souza


Outside the Furnace, Aziz Qaisi


The Knot, Vinda Karandikar


Love Poem for a Wife, 2, A. K. Ramanujan


Woman, 2, Jyotsna Milan


Consolation to Empty Pitchers, K. S. Narasimhaswami


The Forest of Yellow Bamboo Trees, B. S. Mardhekar


from Hymns in Darkness, Nissim Ezekiel


The Void, G. M. Muktibodh


Woman, Hira Bansode


Man, Archana Varma


The Wall, Ismail


Tall Buildings, Munib-ur-Rahman


Monday, Vijaya Mukhopadhyay


An October Morning, Jayanta Mahapatra


The Well, Padma Sachdev


Drought, Sitanshu Yashashchandra


If Hot Flowers Come to the Street, R. Meenakshi


Desert Landscape, Agha Shahid Ali


A Pond Named Ganga, Chandrashekhar Kambar


Spell, Anuradha Mahapatra


Two Women Knitting, Mrinal Pande


Household Fires, Indira Sant


To Mother, S. Usha


Salutations, Shanmuga Subbiah


This Man, G. S. Shivarudrappa


Amalkanti, Nirendranath Chakrabarti


Compromise, Akhtar-ul-Iman


Fear, Devdas Chhotray


Humiliation, Kaifi Azmi


Freak, Chandrashekhar Patil


Robinson Crusoe, Soubhagya Kumar Mishra


The Buddha, Daya Pawar


My Father Travels, Dilip Chitre


Girl in the Kitchen, Vaidehi


Hot Noon in Malabar, Kamala Das


To My Daughter, N. Balamani Amma


Her Garden, Meena Alexander


Avatars, V. Indira Bhavani


Husband, Popati Hiranandani


Man: 1961, Pranabendu Dasgupta


Genesis, K. Satchidanandan


Sisters, Saleem Peeradina


Family Pride, T. S. Venugopalan


Time Wins, Benoy Majumdar


Forensic Medicine, Gieve Patel


Another Me, Api


Birthmarks, Rajani Parulekar


from Some People Laugh, Some People Cry, Sri Sri


The Roys, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra


The Pleasure Dome, Shrikant Verma


The Master Carpenter, G. Shankara Kurup


Poem, Labhshankar Thacker


What Is Worth Knowing?, Sujata Bhatt


Situation, Kaa Naa Subramanyam


The Creative Process, Amrita Pritam


A Pair of Glasses, Savithri Rajeevan


The Diamond of Character, Kabita Sinha


Tamil, Gnanakoothan


Our Hindi, Raghuvir Sahay


Woman, Siddhalinga Pattanshetti


The Naming of Things, Bahinabai Chaudhari


The Yellow River, Nabaneeta Dev Sen


Old Leaves from the Chinese Earth, Sadanand Rege


The Itch, K. Ayyappa Paniker


I and 'I', Khalil-ur-Rahman Azmi


White Paper, Nara


Wind, 9, Subramania Bharati


Forgive Me, Shakti Chattopadhyay


On Bismillah Khan's Shehnai, Chennavira Kanavi


Still Life, Shahryar


The Alphabet, Arun Kolatkar


Green Snake, B. R. Lakshman Rao


Snake, Paresh Chandra Raut


Dawn, Nirmalprabha Bardoloi


In Camp, Jibanananda Das


Fish, Bhanuji Rao


Santhal Poems, 1, Bishnu De


A Page from the New Diary, Nida Fazli


Next Page, Atmanam


Whirlwind, Ravji Patel


National Bird, N. Pichamurti


Face to Face, K. V. Tirumalesh


Frogs, Buddhadeva Bose


The Black Panther, Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena


Sea Breeze, Bombay, Adil Jussawalla


Calcutta and I, Sunil Gangopadhyay


Tryst, Sunanda Tripathy


New Delhi, 1974, Vinay Dharwadker


The City, Evening, and an Old Man: Me, Dhoomil


Winding Sand, Naresh Guha


Jaisalmer, 1, Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh


Speaking of Places, R. Parthasarathy


Almora Spring, Sumitranandan Pant


On the Slope of this Hill, Shamsher Bahadur Singh


Passing through Rajasthan, Umashankar Joshi


Rice, Chemmanam Chacko


Of Mohenjo Daro at Oxford, Keki N. Daruwalla


Fire, Amiya Chakravarty


American Tourist, B. C. Ramachandra Sharma


Days in New York, Shiv K. Kumar


Towards Delhi, Kunwar Narain


Lifetime, Narayan Surve


Stone-masons, My Father, and Me, Namdeo Dhasal


Babur, Dom Moraes


The Corpse, Jagannath Prasad Das


Come Back, Alexander, Sati Kumar


Hiroshima, Agyeya


A Doctor's Journal Entry for August 6, 1945, Vikram Seth


America, America, K. Nisar Ahmad


Burn this Sari, A. Jayaprabha


Purdah, 1, Imtiaz Dharker


I Never Saw You, Jyoti Lanjewar


Morsel, Ali Sardar Jafri


The Election, Sitakant Mahapatra


The Task, Subhash Mukhopadhyay


The Betrayal, Nirala


Do Something, Brother, M. Gopalakrishna Adiga


Salaam, Mangesh Padgaonkar


Afterword: Modern Indian Poetry and its Contexts, Vinay Dharwadker


Notes to the Poems


Suggestions for Further Reading


Select Notes on Poets and Translators


Index of Languages, Poets, and Translators





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Indic poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.