Authored By: Vivekanand Jha
Year of Publication: 2013
|Pages: 538||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 750.00||Price in (USA) $. 30|
***Note:- This Book Is Actually Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. Authorspress Has Been Given Exclusive Rights Of Selling This Book In India Through Its Distribution Channels.
The Dance Of The Peacock, Focused As It Is On Poetry In English By Indians And Diasporic Indians, Is Also A Celebration Of Diversity. This Anthology Is A Brave Attempt To Capture Something Of The Indian English Global Poetry Scene At This Moment In Time. It Does Not Pretend To Be A Comprehensive Collection; Rather It Is A Genuine And Rewarding Sampler For The Reader Who Would Like An Introduction To Its Riches. Dr. Debjani Chatterjee, MBE Sheffield, UK Editor Of The Renowned Poetry Collections, The Redbeck Anthology Of British South Asian Poetry (Redbeck Press) And Masala: Poems From India, Bangladesh, Pakistan And Sri Lanka (Macmillan) The Dance Of The Peacock Is A Diverse Collection Of Contemporary English Poetry From Indian. The 151 Poets Represented In This Book Hail From The Many Different States Of India As Well As From The United Kingdom, United States And Canada. The Poets Between These Covers Range In Age From 15 To 92. It Is Rare That One Will Find A More Diverse Collection Of Poets Representing Indo-English Poetry.
Dr Vivekanand Jha Is A Translator, Editor And Award Winning Poet From India. He Has A Diploma In Electronics And Communication Engineering, Certificate In Computer Hardware And Networking, MA And Ph. D In English. He Is A Contributing Poet To Wavelengths – 2011 Savant Anthology Of Poetry (USA) Which Has Won First Place In The 2011 London Book Festival. He Has Been Poetry Contest Winner- Third Place Winner For The Poem “Hands Heave To Harm And Hamper” Conducted By BeginnersR, A Documentary, Graphic, Nonfiction Book Series (USA). His Poem, “Song Of Woes” Was Featured In The 10 Selected Poems For Performance & 10 Selected Poems For Award In 2nd Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast On 21st March 2012 Organized By The Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria. He Is The Author Of 5 Books Of Poetry. He Has Also Authored One Critical Book On The Poetry Of Jayanta Mahapatra And Edited Nine Critical Anthologies On Indian English Writing. His Works Have Been Published In More Than 100 Magazines Round The World. Moreover His Poems Have Been Published In More Than 25 Poetry Anthologies. He Has More Than 25 Research And Critical Articles Published In Various National And International Anthologies And Referred Journals. Recently He Has Edited A Poetry Anthology, The Dance Of The Peacock, Featuring 151 Indian English Poets And Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He Is Son Of Noted Professor, Poet And Award Winning Translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned With Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi).