Cross Cultural Fertilization - The Influence of Modernism on Indian Poetry in English

Mishra, Sanjit; Kumar, Nagendra
May 2011
Language in India;May2011, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p450
Academic Journal
The article highlights western influences on the poetry of Nissim Ezekiel and Jayanta Mahapatra, the two representatives of modern Indian poetry in English. A discussion on the influence of modernistic poetry in England on the writing of these poets is presented. Also explored is how poets TS Eliot, W B Yeats, Ezara Pound, W. H. Auden and Philip larken influenced Ezekiel and Mahapatra as reflected in some of their poems, which are also analyzed in the article.

Tags: POETRY (Literary form) -- History & criticism;  EZEKIEL, Nissim;  MAHAPATRA, Jayanta;  INDIAN poetry;  ELIOT, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965;  YEATS, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939


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