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Anamika

Anamika is a Professor at the Department of English at Satyawati College, Delhi University. She is a Hindi poet, novelist, and translator. Poems from her national award winning poetry collections, Anushtup, Khurduri Hatheliyan, Doob-Dhan,T okri Mein Digant, and Paani ko Sab Yaad Tha, are prescribed at various universities. Her novels, Dus Dwaare Ka Peenjara and Tinka Tinke Paas, have been staged as major productions in Marathi and Malayalam. Her essays on womanist discourse in Hindi have been translated into many languages and she herself has translated the works of Rilke, Neruda, Doris Lessing, Octavio Paz, and fellow women poets extensively. Her doctoral thesis is on John Donne and her major English publications include Transplanting British Poetry in Indian Classrooms, Donne Criticism Down the Ages, Post-War Women Poets: Treatment of Love and Death, Feminist Poetics: Where Kingfishers Catch Fire, Translating Racial Memory, Weaving a Nation: Proto-Feminist Writing in Hindi and Urdu .Her recent novel, Aienasaaz, transplants the life and times of Amir Khusro into the contemporary context of identity politics and horizon fusion . For her poetry collection, Tokri Mein Digant, she received the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020.

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