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Out of Syllabus: Poems

Book Specification

Binding Paperback
Language English
Number Of Pages 136
Author Sumana Roy
Publisher Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt Ltd
Isbn-10 9388874226
Isbn-13 9789388874229

Out of Syllabus: Poems

Sumana Roy's Out of Syllabus: Poems

‘Sumana Roy is one of the most original writers in Indian English today, whose writing easily slides out of the clutches of genres.’—The Indian Express ‘“Every relationship is a long-distance relationship,” we read in one of Sumana Roy’s intriguing new poems. Out of Syllabus brilliantly anatomizes those relationships, viewing them from every disciplinary perspective: chemistry, physics, biology, geography, history, botany—and finally art. The result is a dazzling dissection of love, longing, and loss in all their conflicting moods and moments. Roy’s images and metaphors are as enigmatic as they are precise. However private and Personal her subjects, Roy maintains an aesthetic distance, wit and verbal control that recalls Sylvia Plath—but a Plath less angry, wiser—even philosophical. This is a very special book—one that deserves a wide readership.’ —Marjorie Perloff, Emeritus Professor, Stanford University ‘Sumana Roy’s wonderful book of poems, Out of Syllabus, combines rational ordering with the “unreason” of striking Figures of Speech. The rational ordering lies in the naming of sections as items in a comprehensive syllabus: “History”, “Chemistry”, “Physics” and so on. The striking Figures of Speech are everywhere in these poems. They give “out” in the book’s title a negative as well as a positive meaning. These metaphors are often coupled to what they figure by way of a key word in Out of Syllabus: “is.” But you must read these powerful and challenging poems for yourself, dear reader, to get a feeling for what they are like and for what they mean as unique poetic experiences.’ —J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, University of California at Irvine
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Why you should read Out of Syllabus: Poems by Sumana Roy

This book has been written by Sumana Roy, who has written books like Animalia Indica: The Finest Animal Stories in Indian Literature,Out of Syllabus: Poems,Missing,How I Became a Tree. The books are written in Short Stories,Poetry,Contemporary Fiction,Anthologies category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Poetry. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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How long would it take for you to read Out of Syllabus: Poems

Depending on your reading style, this is how much time you would take to complete reading this book.

Reading Style Time To Finish The Book
Slow 27 hours
Average 13 hours
Good 9 hours
Excellent 4 hours
So if you are a Reader belonging in the Good category, and you read it daily for 1 hour, it will take you 9 days.
Note: A slow reader usually reads 100 words per minute, an average reader 200 words per minute, an average reader 300 words per minute and an excellent leader reads about 600-1000 words per minute, however the comprehension may vary.

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