Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: Often a bohemian in lifestyle, [Sunil] Gangopadhyay

was one of the most popular poets in post-Rabindranath Tagore Bengal, with his 'Nira' series of poems having retained their popularity, particularly among the youth, through the years.

A prolific writer, Gangopadhyay authored more than 200 books over six decades, with his magnificent range of creations touching upon diverse segments like novels, children's fiction, poetry, literary criticism, travelogue and essays.

from Zeenews: Sunil Gangopadhyay: A versatile doyen of Bengali literature
then The Asian Age: Gun salute to the poet
then The Times of India: 70 unpublished poems, essays found in Sunil Gangopadhyay's diaries


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