Authored By: Vivekanand Jha
Year of Publication: 2020
|Pages: 564||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 696.50||Price in (USA) $. 30|
"It is Dr Vivekanand Jha’s privilege and enlightened vision to have gathered under two covers poets hailing from the four corners of the world.What we have here is a rainbow of hues and perfumes, of sounds and voices, which form a musical variety with which everybody can identify.He and she can change the partition to suit their mood or desire at any given moment. In this magnificent anthology you will have a taste of a gourmet hors d’oeuvre of verses, which I believe will whet your appetite and prod you to delve into the magic of Poetry.Savor it as you savor the delicacies of ‘slow cuisine’. Bon appétit!"
Poet, Fictionist, Essayist & Photographer
Author of more than 85 books
Well-meaning international attempts like this would, in whatever little measure, slowly and steadily contribute to a general détente, harmonise the zeitgeist and help in inculcating a weltanschauung. After all, the primary purpose of poesy or creative literature is universal weal – Viswa-sreyah-kavyam, according to the ancient seers of Indian poetics.”
U Atreya Sarma
Chief Editor, Muse India literary e-zine
The book you are flipping through provides us a sublime opportunity of doing our bit to bridge cultural, secular, biological and geographical gaps in these turbulent and disrupted times which pose a threat to our reorientation as an organic whole.
This anthology features 360 poems by 360 poets from 60 countries: Albania, Algeria, America, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Wales, West Indies &Zimbabwe.
Almost all the poets featured herein are established and award winning. It is, therefore, hoped that the anthology will not only presenta rich variety to poetry lovers but also serve as a touchstone and reference book for aspiring poets.
Vivekanand Jha, an Air Force veteranand a PhD (English Literature),is an Indian English poet, translator and editor. He has edited, co-edited and authored 15 books in the field of English Literature. His poems, essays and articles have featured in numerous journals and anthologies. Before this poetry anthology, he edited, The Dance of the Peacock:An Anthology of English Poetry from India, featuring 151 Indian English poets, published by Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He is the founder and chief editor of two literary journals, VerbalArt and Phenomenal Literature published by Authorspress, New Delhi.
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