Jayanta Mahapatra

Biography

Jayanta Mahapatra(1928-) needs no introduction. Perhaps any discussion on Indian English Poetry is incomplete without reference to his poetical works. Physicist, bilingual poet and essayist, Jayanta Mahapatra holds the distinction of being the first Indian English poet to have received the Sahitya Akademi Award (1981) for this poem "Relationship". In 2009 he was awarded by Government of India with "Padmashree Award", country's most prestigious award for civilian citizen for his out standing contribution to the field of literature Visit Poet's homepage at www.jayantamahapatra.com

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Books

Relationship
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Category: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian and Indian poetry
Jayanta Mahapatra needs no introduction. Any discussion on Indian English Poetry is incomplete without reference to his poetical works. Mahapatra holds the distinction of being the first Indian English poet to have received the Sahitya Akademi Award for the current book "Relationship". "his international reputation has been compared to that of Wordsworth..." The Hindu, Sunday, Jan 29, 2006

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