Hibiscus on the Lake: Twentieth-century Telugu Poetry from India

Hibiscus on the Lake: Twentieth-century Telugu Poetry from India


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English speakers may read for the first time a previously hidden literature of great beauty and importance, compiled and translated by one of the foremost scholars of the literature of twentieth-century India. Richly appealing, sensitively and masterfully translated, surprisingly accessible, and adeptly organized, these poems from the Telugu language of southern India will find in this groundbreaking anthology the wider international readership they deserve and a place in the worldwide emergence of India's literature.

About Author

Velcheru Narayana Rao is the Krishnadevaraya Professor of Languages and Cultures of Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the coeditor, with David Shulman, of A Poem at the Right Moment: Remembered Verses from Premodern South India.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780299177003
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780299177003
  • ISBN10: 0299177009
  • translations: Telugu

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