Joy Goswami (Bengali: জয় গোস্বামী; born ) is an Indian poet. Goswami writes in Bengali He has received the Anita-Sunil Basu Award from the Bangla Academy, Govt of W.B. the prestigious Ananda Purashkar in for Ghumiyechho. Free Bengali novel PDF Download now Kobita Sangroho by Joy Goswami and Read online Kobita Sangroho by Joy Boi.

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Her website can be found here. Madwoman, with you I’ll spend a fearful life [my translation] No matter how many times I read these poems, I am always left asking myself two disturbing questions: But second, he is displacing this imagery from its museum status and dragging it into the everyday, a bit like carrying a king’s throne in a “shopping bag.

It is gsowami “Pagli, tomar sathey,” meaning “Madwoman, with you,” which opens thus: The speaker in Das’s poem walks the crests of Indian history searching for the woman who exemplifies its golden ages; Goswami’s poetic subjects, in contrast, walk through crowded lanes in bazaars, in what modernist poets might recognise as the diminished epic.

She carries the shopping bags. Sumana Roy writes from Siliguri, a small town in sub-Himalayan Bengal. They were, in their different ways, dragging the epic into narratives of dailiness, writing about a thousand Mrs.

She is you and I, the woman a lover takes to bed, to the theatre, to the dust and the storm, to Shyambazar and to proofreading sessions, and so on.

The film, quite self-consciously, structures itself like a Goswami poem, and perfectly illustrates the ways in which his work has infiltrated the public consciousness. Meanwhile, his brilliant poems about houses often transform space by viewing them as an extension of the women living in them. In towns across the globe Car-bombs explode—abandoned briefcases, parked scooters Explode—every day flakes are flung off the body of the earth— around the slab those aren’t shards of stone, they’re rows of dead bodies Their hands and feet torn [ As I read through Sampurna Chattarji’s affectionate and efficient translation of this selection of Goswami’s poems, I was grateful to her for having preserved that madness; for, while sanity might bind us as a community, it is the specificity of our madness that makes us unique.


No explanation for madness. One poet in Das’s documentary remarks that Goswami was singlehandedly responsible for creating a new readership for Bangla poetry in the early s. His kkobita tendency to see an ordinary event as part of an epiphanous macrocosm is one of the charms of Goswami’s poetry; here, “Mother Jou herself is a spice-grinding slab.

Have you slept, Pine leaf? Goswami was introduced to and encouraged with respect to poetry by his father, Madhu Goswami a well-known freedom fighter in the area. Many people in the subcontinent make a living by making themselves indispensable as house help. Trampling on space That dark girl walks on [ His family moved to Ranaghat, West Bengal shortly after and he has lived there ever since.

Where will I live bamgla Kaberi-Bukun? What he does not say is that this was also the moment when a new India was being created: Goswami’s women subvert these tropes.

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Once he’s done It’ll be fit to grind spices on. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Goswami was introduced to and encouraged with respect to poetry by his father, Madhu Goswami a well-known freedom fighter in the area.


Her name is Hamida. He met young poets at book fairs and when they told him their names, he would quote their own poetry at them, and ask, “So you are the poet who wrote these lines? Email or Phone Password Forgot account?

In the big one the spinning earth. His family moved to RanaghatNadia West Bengal bangka after and he has lived there ever since. I would use the word ‘subalterns’ to describe the subjects of many of his poems, if only he saw them that way—he doesn’t. Goswami emerged into the popular consciousness alongside another important Bengali wordsmith, Suman Chattopadhyay.

Joy Goswami

It also derives from his refusal to make a distinction between gharey and baireythe home and the world. Reading Banglx poetry, one has the sense of how it might feel for a man to be a woman.

The perfect gift for your loved ones. Flats will come up. My personal fascination for Goswami’s work has been kohita with his quiet feminism. Hamida is the polar opposite to Jibanananda Das’s famous Bonolata Sen, an kobota attractive woman for whom the speaking persona has spent centuries walking; Hamida, on the other hand, walks for you: Joy Goswami was born on November 10, in Kolkata.

Retrieved 9 July After a long period of writing in little magazines and periodicals, his writing was finally published in the influential Desh Patrika.