Poetry Book Review: Letters to Namdeo Dhasal

In a 1982-interview, Namdeo Dhasal said that if the aim of social struggles was the removal of unhappiness, poetry was necessary because it expressed happiness vividly and powerfully. Later he stated: Poetry is politics. It is possible that as I engage with Chandramohan S’ poetic constructs in his collection of poetry, Letters to Namdeo Dhasal, I keep referring to the world through the anatomy of poetry and the form gets deformed, contours blurring into a physiological illusion, as strong frames of social references emerge of the place this poet has in the world, as also his profound thoughts.

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Book Review: Chandramohan S’ ‘Letters to Namdeo Dhasal’

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