Witnesses of Remembrance : : New and Selected Poems


Kunwar Narain


Translated by Apurva Narain


Westland Publications

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Westland Publications

Publication Year 2021


ISBN-10 9390679028

Paper Back

Edition First
Number of Pages 304 Pages
Language (English)

This is the first book-length translation of the author’s poetry to appear after his passing away in 2017. It has an eclectic, wide-ranging selection of poems from his latest five collections. This bilingual edition is also substantive, with over a hundred poems—translated and introduced by Apurva Narain, who has spent years with his father’s poems. Among the most accomplished translators of Hindi poetry into English today, he brings here a compelling level of precision and evocation that Kunwar Narain’s poems demand—slowly expansive as they are in their visionary insights, tender intimations, austere surfaces and silent remembrances; conversing with their readers and urging them to re-read.

Kunwar Narain

Translated by Apurva Narain

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