The Sweep of War
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.