Naked Lonely Hand: Selected Poems
Anvil Press Poetry, 2003 - 111 pages
One of the greatest poets of the subcontinent, Jibanananda Das (1899-1954) redefined the parameters of Bengali poetry in the wake of the impression left by the work of his more traditional compatriot, Rabindranath Tagore. This book presents an English translation of his poetry.
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