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The Sweep of War

Format Paperback
Language English
ISBN 978 984 20 0347-9
Edition 1st
Pages 80

Poetry of Mahboob Sadiq, characterized by an assemblage of images and symbolic imageries in distinct prosodic pattern, portrays time-stricken human life in its totality Blending of classical and modern elements is one of the techniques that he adopted for clear identity of his individualism. Aesthetic values adhered to his diction made his poetry unique amongst those of his contemporaries. He himself being a freedom fighter of 1971, patriotism and emotional responses to human sufferings both during and after the Liberation War constituted a large number of his poems. Artful citations of various aspects of the Liberation War have certainly been made most efficiently by Mahboob Sadiq in our literature. The present book is a collection of those poems, along with some new ones. Readers aware of the full meaning of the popular saying “He who is deeply national is international” will undoubtedly reiterate their belief while reading these poems. The Transcreator Debabrata Bandyopadhyay (born November 1, 1941) is an eminent Poet, Critic and Transcreator. His transcreations are just awesome and render a new dimension to the original creations. He started his career as a school teacher. In 1966, he joined Indian Police Service and reached the top most post in West Bengal subsequently. He has authored 11 Books— Books of original Poems, Article and Transcreation of several books, which included an Anthology of Indo-Bangladesh Love Poems. His ‘Autumn Lores’ (in English translation) is awaiting publication. He received many felicitations from various cultural organizations.

Mahboob Sadiq / মাহবুব সাদিক

মাহবুব সাদিক (২৫শে অক্টোবর ১৯৪৭), জন্ম টাঙ্গাইলের আইসড়ায়। সা’দত কলেজে এবং ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে শিক্ষালাভ করেছেন। পিএইচ.ডি. করেছেন বুদ্ধদেব বসুর কবিতার বিষয়ে। প্রথম জীবনে যুক্ত ছিলেন রাজনীতির সঙ্গে। শোষিত মানুষের জন্য লড়েছেন। একাত্তরে করেছেন মুক্তিযুদ্ধ। ষাট দশকের গোড়া থেকেই কবি হিসেবে খ্যাতি; কবিতা ছাড়াও লিখেছেন ছোটগল্প, উপন্যাস, ছড়া, কিশোর কবিতা ও উপন্যাস এবং প্রবন্ধ। মাহবুব সাদিকের প্রকাশিত গ্রন্থসংখ্যা পঁয়ত্রিশেরও বেশি। একালের অন্যতম গুরুত্বপূর্ণ কবিরূপে চিহ্নিত মাহবুব সাদিক বাংলা একাডেমী পুরস্কারসহ নানা পুরস্কারে ভূষিত।