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Words Matter: Writings Against Silence

 
K. Satchidanandan (Editor)
Synopsis

India prides itself in a rich tradition of diversity, dialogue and debate. Our democracy draws its sustenance from this tradition. Myths, texts and systems of faith and thought have been cherished, revisited and also challenged. They have often inspired imaginative versions through oral retellings and local adaptations. The dynamism of Indian culture has kept it open to influences and has stood the test of time. In Words Matter, edited by eminent poet and scholar K. Satchidanandan, scholars and writers including Romila Thapar, Githa Hariharan, Pankaj Mishra, Salil Tripathi and Ananya Vajpeyi discuss these definitive values from various points of view. The contributors argue that we must nurture critical thinking to fight all kinds of discrimination and insularity. It lies in our interest as a modern nation to preserve our cultural strength and help democracy flourish.

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About the author

K. Satchidanandan

K Satchidanandan, the editor of this anthology, is one of the pioneers of modern Indian poetry.  He has authored 20 volumes of poetry besides 15 books of translations of poetry, 15 volumes of essays and 2 plays in Malayalam and 2 books on Indian literature in English.  He has edited several volumes of poetry, short stories and critical essays in Malayalam, English and Hindi.  There are 21 volumes of his work in translation in 14 languages including English, French and Indian.  He has represented Indian literature at several international events in India, Thailand, China, Russia, France, Germany, Sweden, Yugoslavia, U.S.A., etc. and won 15 awards for creative writing.  At present he is the Secretary of Sahitya Akademi, the National Academy of Letters in India.

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Bibliographic information

Title Words Matter: Writings Against Silence
Format Hardcover
Date published: 09.07.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9780670088935
length ix+260p., 21cm.