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Collected poems, Vikram Seth

Label
Collected poems
Title
Collected poems
Statement of responsibility
Vikram Seth
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Widely celebrated as the author of the worldwide bestselling novels A suitable Boy and An Equal Music, Vikram Seth is alos a highly acclaimed poet with a substantial body of work. here, for the first time in one volume, readers can appreciate the beauty and scope of his petic vision." --Book jacket
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
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Seth, Vikram
Dewey number
821.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poetry
  • Poetry
  • Indic poetry (English)
Target audience
adult
Label
Collected poems, Vikram Seth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Mappings (1981) -- Introduction to the 1994 Edition -- Panipat -- Sea and Desert -- A Winter Word -- Departure Lounge -- Quaking Bridge -- Switching Off -- Sonnet -- Grand Canyon -- To a Fellow-Traveller -- Rakhi -- Tomatoes -- Home Thoughts from the Bay -- Rain -- From the Memoirs of Babur, First Moghul Emperor of Hindustan -- To Manijeh -- The Walkers -- Time-Zones -- After Three Years -- From Mount Tamalpais -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Aubade -- The Yellow Cricket -- The Sultan's Turret -- At Evening -- Moonless Night -- Guest -- The Balcony -- Even Such -- Close of Play -- Last Night -- Party for the Retirement of the Oldest-Serving British Museum Reading Room Book Attendant -- Dubious -- Bagatelles -- On the Ninth Cacophony of a Modern Composer -- Rake's Progress -- In Praise of Urban Green -- Overheard at a Cocktail Party -- Mere Invocation -- The Tale of Melon City -- Six Octets -- Distressful Homonyms -- Progress Report --
  • Contents note continued: Point Reyes -- Sleep and Death -- Mappings -- Moths -- Divali -- A Morning Walk -- Stump -- The Humble Administrator's Garden (1985) -- Wutong -- A Little Night Music -- The Master-of-Nets Garden -- The Humble Administrator's Garden -- The North Temple Tower -- The Gentle Waves Pavilion -- The Tarrying Garden -- The Great Confucian Temple, Suzhou -- Nanjing Night -- Evening Wheat -- The Accountant's House -- Research in Jiangsu Province -- From a Traveller -- A Little Distance -- A Hangzhou Garden -- From an `East Is Red' Steamer -- Neem -- Profiting -- The They -- The Comfortable Classes at Work and Play -- The Gift -- Homeless -- From the Babur-Nama: Memoirs of Babur, First Moghul Emperor of India -- Live-Oak -- Curious Mishaps -- Song: `Coast Starlight' -- From California -- Song: `Waiting' -- Between Storms -- And Some Have Madness Thrust upon Them -- Spring of Content -- Moonlight -- Abalone Soup -- Love and Work -- Ceasing upon the Midnight --
  • Contents note continued: Unclaimed -- All You Who Sleep Tonight (1990) -- I.Romantic Residues -- Round and Round -- Protocols -- A Style of Loving -- Across -- Equals -- Mistaken -- Sit -- The Room and the Street -- Walk -- II.In Other Voices -- To Wei Ba, Who Has Lived Away from the Court -- Lithuania: Question and Answer -- Work and Freedom -- Ghalib, Two Years After the Mutiny -- A Doctor's Journal Entry for August 6, 1945 -- Soon -- III.In Other Places -- Hill Dawn -- Suzhou Park -- Night in Jiangning -- Lion Grove, Suzhou -- Tourists -- Qingdao: December -- The Monk at Han Shan Temple -- On the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge -- The Scent of Sage and Bay -- IV.Quatrains -- Telephone -- God's Love -- Dark Road -- Pigeons -- Pomegranate -- Southward Bound -- Pendulum -- Advice to Orators -- Cant -- Malefic Things -- Door -- Night Watch -- Condition -- Half Out of Sleep -- Prandial Plaint -- Interpretation -- The End -- Promise -- Reunion -- Passage --
  • Contents note continued: V.Meditations of the Heart -- The Stray Cat -- Poet -- Adagio -- Mist -- How Rarely These Few Years -- Things -- Voices -- Heart -- The Wind -- All You Who Sleep Tonight -- Three Chinese Poets (1992) -- To Yin Chuang -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Pronunciation -- Introduction -- Wang Wei (701--762) -- Deer Park -- Birdsong Brook -- Lady Xi -- Grieving for Meng Haoran -- Remembering my Brothers in Shandong on the Double-Ninth Festival -- The Pleasures of the Country -- Autumn Nightfall at My Place in the Hills -- Zhongnan Retreat -- In Answer to Vice-Magistrate Zhang -- Living in the Hills: Impromptu Verses -- Lament for Yin Yao -- Ballad of the Peach Tree Spring -- Li Bai (701--761) -- In the Quiet Night -- A Song of Qiu-pu -- The Waterfall at Lu Shan -- Question and Answer in the Mountains -- Seeing Meng Haoran Off to Yangzhou -- Parting at a Wineshop in Nanjing -- Listening to a Monk from Shu Playing the Lute -- The Mighty Eunuchs' Carriages --
  • Contents note continued: Drinking Alone with the Moon -- Bring in the Wine -- The Road to Shu Is Hard -- Du Fu (712--770) -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Spring Scene in Time of War -- Moonlit Night -- The Visitor -- Thoughts on an Ancient Site: The Temple of Zhu-ge Liang -- The Chancellor of Shu -- An Autumn Meditation -- Dreaming of Li Bai -- To Wei Ba, Who Has Lived Away from the Court -- The Old Cypress Tree at the Temple of Zhu-ge Liang -- A Fine Lady -- Grieving for the Young Prince -- Ballad of the Army Carts -- Notes to Poems -- Beastly Tales From Here And There (1992) -- Introduction -- The Crocodile and the Monkey -- The Louse and the Mosquito -- The Mouse and the Snake -- The Rat and the Ox -- The Eagle and the Beetle -- The Hare and the Tortoise -- The Cat and the Cock -- The Goat and the Ram -- The Frog and the Nightingale -- The Elephant and the Tragopan -- Arion And The Dolphin (1994) -- For the Wild Dolphin, Fungie -- Note on the first performance --
  • Contents note continued: Cast of characters -- Scene 1 Corinth -- Scene 2 Sea -- Scene 3 Sea -- Scene 4 Sicily -- Scene 5 Sicily -- Scene 6 Sea -- Scene 7 Corinth -- Scene 8 Corinth -- Scene 9 Corinth -- The Rivered Earth (2011) -- General Introduction -- Songs in Time of War -- Introduction -- Libretto -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Grieving for the Young Prince -- The Visitor -- A Fine Lady -- Dreaming of Li Bai -- Moonlit Night -- An Autumn Meditation -- The Old Cypress Tree at the Temple of Zhu-ge Liang -- Spring Scene in Time of War -- To Wei Ba, Who Has Lived Away from the Court -- Ballad of the Army Carts -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Shared Ground -- Introduction -- Libretto -- Lost -- Oak -- And -- Host -- Flash -- This -- The Traveller -- Introduction -- Libretto -- Rig Veda 10.129: Creation Hymn Verse 1 -- Unborn -- Dhammapada 1.1 (part), 11.146 -- Six Ages: Unborn -- Dhammapada 8.100--102 -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 2 -- Child --
  • Contents note continued: Children's Rhyme: Ram Ram Shah -- Six Ages: Child -- Krishna Wants the Moon (Surdas) -- The Hope of Hope (Ramprasad) -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 3 -- Youth -- Dhammapada 18.251 -- Shilappadikaram 19.51--59; 20.1--7 -- Tirukkural 73; 1090; 1201 -- A couplet (Raheem) -- Six Ages: Youth -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 4 -- Adult -- Six Ages: Adult -- Bhagavad Gita 6.35 -- Bhagavad Gita 3.8; 18.23 -- Rise Traveller (from the Hymnbook of Gandhi's Ashram) -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 5 -- Old -- Dhammapada 18.235 -- Six Ages: Old -- Swollen with Pride (Kabir) -- Mahaparinibbana Sutta, from D.xvi.2.25 and 2.26 -- From a Ghazal (Mir) -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 6 -- Dead -- Six Ages: Dead -- Bhagavad Gita 2.11--2.17 -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 7 -- Epilogue -- The Meeting Has Dispersed (Minai) -- Seven Elements -- Introduction -- Fire (1) -- Libretto -- Earth -- Air -- Wood -- Fire -- Metal -- Water -- Space -- The Hermit on the Ice --
  • Contents note continued: Note on Calligraphy by the Author -- Summer Requiem (2015) -- Summer Requiem -- A Cryptic Reply -- Late Light -- Fellows' Garden -- Evening Across the Sky -- Far from the City Tonight -- Can't -- What's in it? -- Caged -- This Room -- Things to Say -- The Halfway Line -- In Touch -- Bright Darkness -- Not Now, Not Soon -- One Morning -- Parrots at Sunset -- The Yellow Leaves -- Day and Night -- Late at Night -- Prayer for my Novel -- The Shapes of Things -- Red Rock -- Evening Scene from my Table -- Haiku -- Tripping on a Bus -- Tercets to Parsnip -- The Infinite -- To the Moon -- Sonnet -- In a Small Garden in Venice -- Minterne: Four Poems -- 1768; 2007 -- Which Way? -- Rocking-Horse -- The Tree of Many Names -- Suzhou Canal on a June Night -- The Forms Lie on the Table -- Dark -- A Winter Room -- Western Highlands -- Full Circle -- No Further War -- Spring Morning -- Cloud-Cancers -- Index of Tides, First Lines and Last Lines -- Note --
  • Contents note continued: The Golden Gate: A Novel In Verse (1986)
Control code
000056639886
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxv, 669 pages
Isbn
9780297608783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)932380995
Label
Collected poems, Vikram Seth
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Mappings (1981) -- Introduction to the 1994 Edition -- Panipat -- Sea and Desert -- A Winter Word -- Departure Lounge -- Quaking Bridge -- Switching Off -- Sonnet -- Grand Canyon -- To a Fellow-Traveller -- Rakhi -- Tomatoes -- Home Thoughts from the Bay -- Rain -- From the Memoirs of Babur, First Moghul Emperor of Hindustan -- To Manijeh -- The Walkers -- Time-Zones -- After Three Years -- From Mount Tamalpais -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Aubade -- The Yellow Cricket -- The Sultan's Turret -- At Evening -- Moonless Night -- Guest -- The Balcony -- Even Such -- Close of Play -- Last Night -- Party for the Retirement of the Oldest-Serving British Museum Reading Room Book Attendant -- Dubious -- Bagatelles -- On the Ninth Cacophony of a Modern Composer -- Rake's Progress -- In Praise of Urban Green -- Overheard at a Cocktail Party -- Mere Invocation -- The Tale of Melon City -- Six Octets -- Distressful Homonyms -- Progress Report --
  • Contents note continued: Point Reyes -- Sleep and Death -- Mappings -- Moths -- Divali -- A Morning Walk -- Stump -- The Humble Administrator's Garden (1985) -- Wutong -- A Little Night Music -- The Master-of-Nets Garden -- The Humble Administrator's Garden -- The North Temple Tower -- The Gentle Waves Pavilion -- The Tarrying Garden -- The Great Confucian Temple, Suzhou -- Nanjing Night -- Evening Wheat -- The Accountant's House -- Research in Jiangsu Province -- From a Traveller -- A Little Distance -- A Hangzhou Garden -- From an `East Is Red' Steamer -- Neem -- Profiting -- The They -- The Comfortable Classes at Work and Play -- The Gift -- Homeless -- From the Babur-Nama: Memoirs of Babur, First Moghul Emperor of India -- Live-Oak -- Curious Mishaps -- Song: `Coast Starlight' -- From California -- Song: `Waiting' -- Between Storms -- And Some Have Madness Thrust upon Them -- Spring of Content -- Moonlight -- Abalone Soup -- Love and Work -- Ceasing upon the Midnight --
  • Contents note continued: Unclaimed -- All You Who Sleep Tonight (1990) -- I.Romantic Residues -- Round and Round -- Protocols -- A Style of Loving -- Across -- Equals -- Mistaken -- Sit -- The Room and the Street -- Walk -- II.In Other Voices -- To Wei Ba, Who Has Lived Away from the Court -- Lithuania: Question and Answer -- Work and Freedom -- Ghalib, Two Years After the Mutiny -- A Doctor's Journal Entry for August 6, 1945 -- Soon -- III.In Other Places -- Hill Dawn -- Suzhou Park -- Night in Jiangning -- Lion Grove, Suzhou -- Tourists -- Qingdao: December -- The Monk at Han Shan Temple -- On the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge -- The Scent of Sage and Bay -- IV.Quatrains -- Telephone -- God's Love -- Dark Road -- Pigeons -- Pomegranate -- Southward Bound -- Pendulum -- Advice to Orators -- Cant -- Malefic Things -- Door -- Night Watch -- Condition -- Half Out of Sleep -- Prandial Plaint -- Interpretation -- The End -- Promise -- Reunion -- Passage --
  • Contents note continued: V.Meditations of the Heart -- The Stray Cat -- Poet -- Adagio -- Mist -- How Rarely These Few Years -- Things -- Voices -- Heart -- The Wind -- All You Who Sleep Tonight -- Three Chinese Poets (1992) -- To Yin Chuang -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Pronunciation -- Introduction -- Wang Wei (701--762) -- Deer Park -- Birdsong Brook -- Lady Xi -- Grieving for Meng Haoran -- Remembering my Brothers in Shandong on the Double-Ninth Festival -- The Pleasures of the Country -- Autumn Nightfall at My Place in the Hills -- Zhongnan Retreat -- In Answer to Vice-Magistrate Zhang -- Living in the Hills: Impromptu Verses -- Lament for Yin Yao -- Ballad of the Peach Tree Spring -- Li Bai (701--761) -- In the Quiet Night -- A Song of Qiu-pu -- The Waterfall at Lu Shan -- Question and Answer in the Mountains -- Seeing Meng Haoran Off to Yangzhou -- Parting at a Wineshop in Nanjing -- Listening to a Monk from Shu Playing the Lute -- The Mighty Eunuchs' Carriages --
  • Contents note continued: Drinking Alone with the Moon -- Bring in the Wine -- The Road to Shu Is Hard -- Du Fu (712--770) -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Spring Scene in Time of War -- Moonlit Night -- The Visitor -- Thoughts on an Ancient Site: The Temple of Zhu-ge Liang -- The Chancellor of Shu -- An Autumn Meditation -- Dreaming of Li Bai -- To Wei Ba, Who Has Lived Away from the Court -- The Old Cypress Tree at the Temple of Zhu-ge Liang -- A Fine Lady -- Grieving for the Young Prince -- Ballad of the Army Carts -- Notes to Poems -- Beastly Tales From Here And There (1992) -- Introduction -- The Crocodile and the Monkey -- The Louse and the Mosquito -- The Mouse and the Snake -- The Rat and the Ox -- The Eagle and the Beetle -- The Hare and the Tortoise -- The Cat and the Cock -- The Goat and the Ram -- The Frog and the Nightingale -- The Elephant and the Tragopan -- Arion And The Dolphin (1994) -- For the Wild Dolphin, Fungie -- Note on the first performance --
  • Contents note continued: Cast of characters -- Scene 1 Corinth -- Scene 2 Sea -- Scene 3 Sea -- Scene 4 Sicily -- Scene 5 Sicily -- Scene 6 Sea -- Scene 7 Corinth -- Scene 8 Corinth -- Scene 9 Corinth -- The Rivered Earth (2011) -- General Introduction -- Songs in Time of War -- Introduction -- Libretto -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Grieving for the Young Prince -- The Visitor -- A Fine Lady -- Dreaming of Li Bai -- Moonlit Night -- An Autumn Meditation -- The Old Cypress Tree at the Temple of Zhu-ge Liang -- Spring Scene in Time of War -- To Wei Ba, Who Has Lived Away from the Court -- Ballad of the Army Carts -- Thoughts While Travelling at Night -- Shared Ground -- Introduction -- Libretto -- Lost -- Oak -- And -- Host -- Flash -- This -- The Traveller -- Introduction -- Libretto -- Rig Veda 10.129: Creation Hymn Verse 1 -- Unborn -- Dhammapada 1.1 (part), 11.146 -- Six Ages: Unborn -- Dhammapada 8.100--102 -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 2 -- Child --
  • Contents note continued: Children's Rhyme: Ram Ram Shah -- Six Ages: Child -- Krishna Wants the Moon (Surdas) -- The Hope of Hope (Ramprasad) -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 3 -- Youth -- Dhammapada 18.251 -- Shilappadikaram 19.51--59; 20.1--7 -- Tirukkural 73; 1090; 1201 -- A couplet (Raheem) -- Six Ages: Youth -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 4 -- Adult -- Six Ages: Adult -- Bhagavad Gita 6.35 -- Bhagavad Gita 3.8; 18.23 -- Rise Traveller (from the Hymnbook of Gandhi's Ashram) -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 5 -- Old -- Dhammapada 18.235 -- Six Ages: Old -- Swollen with Pride (Kabir) -- Mahaparinibbana Sutta, from D.xvi.2.25 and 2.26 -- From a Ghazal (Mir) -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 6 -- Dead -- Six Ages: Dead -- Bhagavad Gita 2.11--2.17 -- Rig Veda Creation Hymn Verse 7 -- Epilogue -- The Meeting Has Dispersed (Minai) -- Seven Elements -- Introduction -- Fire (1) -- Libretto -- Earth -- Air -- Wood -- Fire -- Metal -- Water -- Space -- The Hermit on the Ice --
  • Contents note continued: Note on Calligraphy by the Author -- Summer Requiem (2015) -- Summer Requiem -- A Cryptic Reply -- Late Light -- Fellows' Garden -- Evening Across the Sky -- Far from the City Tonight -- Can't -- What's in it? -- Caged -- This Room -- Things to Say -- The Halfway Line -- In Touch -- Bright Darkness -- Not Now, Not Soon -- One Morning -- Parrots at Sunset -- The Yellow Leaves -- Day and Night -- Late at Night -- Prayer for my Novel -- The Shapes of Things -- Red Rock -- Evening Scene from my Table -- Haiku -- Tripping on a Bus -- Tercets to Parsnip -- The Infinite -- To the Moon -- Sonnet -- In a Small Garden in Venice -- Minterne: Four Poems -- 1768; 2007 -- Which Way? -- Rocking-Horse -- The Tree of Many Names -- Suzhou Canal on a June Night -- The Forms Lie on the Table -- Dark -- A Winter Room -- Western Highlands -- Full Circle -- No Further War -- Spring Morning -- Cloud-Cancers -- Index of Tides, First Lines and Last Lines -- Note --
  • Contents note continued: The Golden Gate: A Novel In Verse (1986)
Control code
000056639886
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxv, 669 pages
Isbn
9780297608783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)932380995

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