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Author: Jibanananda Das; Chidananda Das Gupta
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jibanananda Das's lyricism is unparalleled in Bengali literature. His early poems are vivid, eloquent celebrations of the beauty of Bengal; his later works, written in the 1940s and '50s, are darker, comments on political issues and current affairs like the Second World War, the Bengal Famine of '43 and Hindu-Muslim riots at the time of Partition"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Das, Jibanananda, 1899-1954.
Selected poems.
New Delhi ; New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607896806
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jibanananda Das; Chidananda Das Gupta
ISBN: 0143100262 9780143100263
OCLC Number: 122426915
Notes: Poems.
Description: xviii, 82 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Jibanananda Das ; translated from the Bengali with an introduction by Chidananda Das Gupta.

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"Jibanananda Das's lyricism is unparalleled in Bengali literature. His early poems are vivid, eloquent celebrations of the beauty of Bengal; his later works, written in the 1940s and '50s, are darker, comments on political issues and current affairs like the Second World War, the Bengal Famine of '43 and Hindu-Muslim riots at the time of Partition"--Back cover.

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