The Bombay Quartet

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Author

Jayant Deshpande

Imprint

Paperwall

Publication Year

2013

Language

English

Edition

1

Binding

Paperback

Pages

208

Translated by

Jayant Deshpande

Original Author

Dilip Purushottam Chitre

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ISBN-13 : 9789382749059
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Jayant Deshpande was born in India in 1952, but lived abroad for many years before returning to India in 1984. He was educated in India, Africa, and then largely in Canada, where he graduated from Western University and the University of Toronto. His interests include music, photography, literature and translation, science, philosophy as well as essay writing. Since 2002 he contributed to the Mumbai-based quarterly New Quest and was later its assistant editor till 2010. He has published his English translations of selected short fiction in Marathi by Dilip Chitre, Bhau Padhye and Baburao Bagul.

About the author

17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.

About the author

17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.

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