Dr Harivanshrai Bachchan is India’s leading Hindi poet – a confidante of the Nehrus. The core of this book is a long sequence called Madhushala (the house of. Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poetries will always give us the wisdom we need The Padma Shri Award winner penned down Madhushala, the.
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Madhushala was part of his trilogy inspired by Omar Khayyam ‘s Rubaiyatwhich he had earlier translated into Hindi. The poet’s cinema-star son Amitabh Bachchan was not very far off the mark when he said that the kind of stardom he enjoyed today, had come his father’s way a long time back.
Hindi is not my first language, and hence I had difficulty in understanding many of the verses. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Madiraley jaane ko ghar se. Published inMadhushaala did not just bring Bachchan instant fame. I would give 4. Unlike most other poems that are on a single theme and used a large number of motifs to give a single message, this contains messages a message for each stanzas including themes like seasons, life, existional crises, aging, death, hedonism, hopefulness, desperation, religion, caste, class, politics, the alcohal itself, the stanzas themselves etc and it is only motifs that stay same – Madhushala alcohal shop -hindi word ‘madh The translation probably will spoil even the title – wine-house?
Certain verses I skimmed over, unable to grasp the meaning and the vocabulary.
His son is India’s best-known cinema superstar – Amitabh Bachchan. It would have given me a better understanding of the text. It makes me wonder; books, literature, written material is so wonderful. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to bachah. My Blog Shaina’s Musings. Kya Khoya kya Paya. When ever I turn a page I always feel that I am turning two page, yeah that much good these page are. I buy this book 3 days back.
People have had millions of interpretations of this book, all of them true to the person. In In the Afternoon of Time: November 27, I am confident that with time, further layers, the entire depth of the text will reveal itself to me.
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I give 4 stars because I didn’t like the page layout. There’s also a YouTube video of amitabh bachchan reciting some verses from the same which is also pretty cool. Koi Deewana Kahta Hai. Do not read all of it at once or you will loose it.
Madhushala – Verses on \”Death\” by Sh. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Sometimes it behaves like a woman, sometimes like a moderator, sometimes a teacher and sometimes i just run out of words to describe it.
As of now, only Columbia University’s website has a PDF version of the book but, only the first twenty-five of the one-hundred-and-thirty-five quatrains are available in scanned format; while select American Universities have an edition of the same book in their library.
It was also one the first pieces of Hindi poetry that was set to music, with its best-selling cassettes and CDs attracting generations of listeners. In this book, from the fifteenth edition, the same professor has shared his experiences of the seminar along with a few quatrains of the parody he had created based on Bachchan’s poem.
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Their relationship goes through the period of acceptance, romance, separation and, in the end, self-revelation. Can you ever perform an honest, objective comparison between poetry from different languages? See all customer images. Surajit Basu I’m doing a translation of Madhushala.
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