Sarojini Naidu's select poems, with an introduction, notes, and bibliography for further study

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Prakash Book Depot, 1976 - Poetry - 230 pages
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Contents

Her Life
1
Her Poetic Career
11
Sarojini Naidu the woman
17
Her Ideals and Methods
24
Her Literary Affiliations
36
Her achievement and place in
44
Imagery and Symbolism in Sarojinis Poetry
58
The Folktheme
67
b The Path of Tears i If you were Dead
165
c The Sanctuary i The Illusion of Love
166
ii Love Omnipotent
167
iii Love Transcendent
168
v The Festival of Memory
169
C Folk and Indian Scene Poems 172195
172
iii Vasant Panchmi
174
iv Indian Weavers
176

Poems of Springtime
75
Poems depicting her love for Mother India
88
Her Poems of Love
97
Select Literary criticism
106
xix Sarojini infused into herpotery the birdlike quality of song at once piercing melodious and even ephemeral
122
xx Merits and failures of Sarojini Naidus Poetry
123
xxi She had genuine poetic talent and she was a wholesome and authentic singer
124
General Introduction
126
A Poems of Nature 129141
129
ii The Coming of Spring
130
iii June Sunset
132
iv Champak Blossoms
136
v Leili
137
vi Nasturtiums
139
B Poems of Love 142171
142
ii A Rajput Love Song
144
iii Song of Radha the Milkmaid
146
iv The Temple
148
a The Gate of Delight i The Offering
152
ii The Feast
154
iii Ecstasy
155
iv The Lute Song
157
v IfyoucallMe
159
vi The Sins of Love
160
vii The Desire of Love
162
viiiThe Vision of Love
163
v The SnakeCharmer
178
vi PalanquinBearers
179
vii Cormondal Fishers
182
viii BangleSellers
183
ix Wandering Singers
185
x CornGrinders
187
xi Indian Dancers
189
xii Nightfall in the city of Hyderabad
192
xiii The Pardah Nashin
194
D Songs of Life and Life and Death 196217
196
ii Life
197
iii Death and Life
200
iv The Faery Isle of Janjira
201
v In Salutation to the Eternal Peace
203
vi To a Buddha Seated on a Lotus
206
vii The Royal Tombs of Golconda
209
viii The Bird of Time
211
ix Transience
212
x A Challenge to Fate
213
E Miscellaneous Songs 218227
218
ii In Salutation to my Fathers Spirit
221
iii To my Fairy Fancies
222
iv Imperial Delhi
224
To M K Gandhi
225
Select Bibliography
228
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