Masterpieces of Modern Urdu Poetry
by K.C. Kanda
Modern Urdu poetry is rendered into English and transliterated in the Roman script for the benefit of non-Urdu readers in this anthology. The 95 poems from 33 representative Indian and Pakistani poets reflect the social, political, and poetical trends that prevailed in the latter half of the 20th century. Inspired by the Red Revolution of 1917 and strongly influenced by th...more
Paperback, 367 pages
Published August 5th 2004 by New Dawn Press(IL)
(first published 1998)
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Kishan Chand Kanda has had a long and distinguished tenure as a Reader in English at Delhi University. He holds a doctorate in English from Delhi University, Master’s degrees in English from Punjab University and Nottingham University, and a first class first M. A. degree in Urdu from Delhi University. He has published 10 books of Urdu poetry translations and is the recipient of the Urdu Academy A...moreMore about K.C. Kanda...