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Hesitant Light

Authored By: Jayanta Mahapatra

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789352073740

Year of Publication: 2016

Pages: 104

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories

Price in Rs. 175.00

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“a powerful haunting image of the world made and remade through the visionary instinct.”

–     Journal of Common Wealth Literature


“…few poets in our century have evoked ‘the still, sad music of humanity’ as movingly as Mahapatra.”

–     Kunapipi

About the Author


Jayanta Mahapatra is one of the best known Indian English poets. 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 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.