Arvind Krishna Mehrotra to Read Tuesday

The internationally acclaimed Indian poet, editor, and translator will read from his work at 7:30 pm in Stoddard Hall.

Poet, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
7:30 pm Poetry Reading
Stoddard Hall Auditorium

Presented by the Office of the Provost, the Global Studies Center, the Five-College Faculty Seminar on Literary Translation, and the Louise W. and Edmund J.Kahn Liberal Arts Institute. The event is free, open to the public, and wheel chair accessible.

For more information, see the press release posted on the Smith College News site, or visit the Smith College Poetry Center website.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Poet, translator, essayist, and editor, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra was born in Lahore and educated at the universities of Allahabad and Bombay. He is the author of four books of poems, Nine Enclosures (Clearing House, 1976), Distance in Statute Miles (Clearing House, 1982), Middle Earth (OUP, 1984) and The Transfiguring Places (Ravi Dayal, 1998).

A History of Indian Literature in English, which he edited, was awarded the Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic Title of the Year. Mehrotra also edited The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets (OUP, 1992) and The Last Bungalow: Writings on Allahabad (Penguin, 2007). His translation, The Absent Traveller: Prâkrit Love Poetry from the Gâthâsaptaúatî of Sâtavâhana Hâla (1991), has recently been reprinted in Penguin Classics.

Search the Five College Library Catalog by author for <Arvind Mehrotra> for books.

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Biography in Context
Includes an entry from Contemporary Authors, updated 2003, and Contemporary Poets, updated 2001 . Also journal and magazine articles.

Online Texts

Expanded Academic Index
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