Mallika Sengupta (Bengali: মল্লিকা সেনগুপ্ত, –) was a Bengali poet, feminist, and Her fiery, combative tone is noticeable in many poems, e.g. ” While teaching my son history”: Man alone was both God and Goddess: Man was both. Award-winning feminist poet, editor and novelist Mallika Sengupta and compiled an anthology of poems by women from Bangladesh and West Bengal. The death of Mallika Sengupta, poet, academic, feminist, and I am adding in here some poems by Mallika Sengupta alongside some words.

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Arup Kumar Ghosh Dr. Bengali poetry has seen its Kavita Singhas and Debarati Mitras of the 50s and 60s who have had minority status in poetry as women. Whereas Rohit sengutpa for war American soldiers in fatigues in his room Machineguns fusillade tra-ra-ra As man’s aggressiveness grows in him If he claws cheeks with sharp nails Man-child’s extra prowess makes grandmothers beam That extra bit in his body, that’s the licence Which will make him the world’s owner.


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Her poetry was initially full of imagery and play of language. Who cares for compassion!

The woman had to fight the storms and tempests. Mallika belonged to a generation of educated, highly sophisticated young poets who were busy trying to erase the marks of their womenhood from the body of their poetry, and is in the company of at least more woman poets.

Her fiery, combative tone is noticeable in many poems, e.

Open Letter to Freud. Her selection of themes were conscious, depending on the theoretical basis of her sociological studies, and she was mature at the outset. Basanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay Dr. Narayan Kumar Chattopadhay Dr. Retrieved 23 March A K Chalakder Dr.

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B Book Concern B. Simone de Beauvoir or dark Draupadi! Their voices were bold but were seen as exceptions among a mostly male bastion. English translations of her work have appeared in various Indian and American anthologies. Particularly evocative is her feminist rendition of the legend of khanAa medieval female poet whose tongue was allegedly cut off by her jealous husband:. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Sengupta was the head of the Department of Sociology in Maharani Kasiswari College, an undergraduate college affiliated with the University of Calcutta in Kolkata, [3] Sengupta was much better known for her literary activity.

Mallika Sengupta

In addition to teaching, editing and writing, she was actively involved with the cause of gender justice and other social issues. Your cart is empty. Rather every poet has to face this challenge at some period of her life… I malli,a a good poet can always insert ideology into poetry without destroying aesthetic conditions.

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Mallikas Bangla renderings had very meticulously drafted metered phrases which are lost in translation. Gopen Mitra Thakur Dr. Write a review on this Book.