Orange and patterned cloth with black spine titles, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.3 cm, 44 pp. Near fine hardcover is good jacket with small tears and chips along the top edge. Purushottama Lal (1929 – 2010), commonly known as P. Lal, was an Indian poet, essayist, translator, professor and publisher. Under the name of P. Lal, he wrote eight books of poetry (this being his fifth), over a dozen volumes of literary criticism, a memoir, several books of stories for children, as well as dozens of translations from other languages, chiefly Sanskrit, into English. He also edited a number of literary anthologies. He was awarded the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship in 1969. The Writers Workshop is a Calcutta-based literary publisher founded by P. Lal in 1958. Over the next few decades it published many new authors of post-independence urban literature, many of these authors later became important. Text is in English. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: Yakshi from Didarganj: Poems
Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1969
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: good
Seller ID: 2331