logo
Home Anthology Anthology The World That Belongs To Us
product-img
The World That Belongs To Us
Enjoying reading this book?

The World That Belongs To Us

by Aditi Angiras
4.1
4.1 out of 5
Creators
Author Aditi Angiras
Publisher Collins India
Synopsis 'A bold and necessary correction to the subcontinent's poetry canon.' - Jeet Thayil This first-of-its-kind anthology brings together the best of contemporary queer poetry from South Asia, both from the subcontinent and its many diasporas.The anthology features well-known voices like Hoshang Merchant, Ruth Vanita, Suniti Namjoshi, Kazim Ali, Rajiv Mohabir as well as a host of new poets. The themes range from desire and loneliness, sexual intimacy and struggles, caste and language, activism both on the streets and in the homes, the role of family both given and chosen, and heartbreaks and heartjoins. Writing from Bangalore, Baroda, Benares, Boston, Chennai, Colombo, Dhaka, Delhi, Dublin, Karachi, Kathmandu, Lahore, London, New York City, and writing in languages including Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Urdu, Manipuri, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, and, of course, English, the result is an urgent, imaginative and beautiful testament to the diversity, politics, aesthetics and ethics of queer life in South Asia today.

Enjoying reading this book?
HardBack ₹599
Print Books
About the author
Specifications
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Collins India
  • Pages: 240
  • Binding: HardBack
  • ISBN: 9789353574574
  • Category: Anthology
  • Related Category: Anthology
Share this book Twitter Facebook


Suggested Reads
Suggested Reads
Books from this publisher
Good Night and Good Luck : A New Mum Battles Manual And Myths by Kusumanjali Ravindranath
Soap! Writing and Surviving Television In India by Venita Coelho
The Art Of Costume Design - Bhanu Athiya by Bhanu Rajopadhye Athaiya
50 Maestros, 50 Recordings : The Best Of Indian Classical Music by Amaan Ali Khan
Raghu Rai: Great Music Maestro by Raghu Rai
Mother Teresa - Something Beautiful For by Malcolm Muggeridge
Books from this publisher
Related Books
Your Complete Forecast 2017 Horoscope LEO Bejan Daruwalla
Your Complete Forecast 2017 Horoscope CANCER Bejan Daruwalla
Your Complete Forecast 2017 Horoscope AQUARIUS Bejan Daruwalla
Why Aren't We Dead Yet?: The Survivor's Guide to the Immune System Idan Ben-Barak
What Did You Ask At School Today : A Handbook Of Child Learning Kamal V. Mukunda
Vickey Goes Veg Vicky Ratnani
Related Books
Bookshelves
Stay Connected