You are here: Home » Specials ยป Weekend
Business Standard

Mandir, Mandal and the Muse

Uttaran Das Gupta 

40 UNDER 40 : AN ANTHOLOGY OF POST-GLOBALISATION POETRY Author: Nabina Das and Semeen Ali (Eds) Publisher: Poetrywala Price: Rs 399 Pages: 185 In his "A Poet's Advice to Students", E E Cummings writes: "A poet is somebody who feels and expresses his feelings through words. / That may sound easy.

It isn't." Besides the sheer difficulty of the art form - and writing poetry is starkly different from any other kind of writing - the material conditions that young poets are confronted with in contemporary times can be daunting: Poets don't make living by ...

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Sat, September 03 2016. 00:18 IST