Jibanananda Das (17 February – 22 October ) born in 17 February in Barisal, Bengal Presidency (Present day Bangladesh), was a Bengali poet. Selected Poems has 19 ratings and 1 review. Abhijit said: I first heard of Jibanananda Das in late January, and was impressed by his. Jibanananda Das was a Bengali poet, writer, novelist and essayist. He is acknowledged as the premier poet of the post-Tagore era, and is considered as.

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Jibanananda was returning home after his routine evening walk.

Selected Poems by Jibanananda Das

Structurally his fictional works are based more on dialogues than description by the author. Diptangshu Dolui is currently reading it Nov 03, Both the poems reveal presence of feeling of ijbanananda. Passivity might have also acted as a defense, as by being passive he was dealing with his fear of rejection.

Das wrote profusely, but as he was a recluse and introvert, he did not publish most of his writings during his lifetime. This poem was published anonymously, with only the honorific Sri in the byline. This was an obituary entitled “Kalimohan Das’er Sraddha-bashorey,” which appeared in serialised form in Brahmobadi magazine.

In his endeavours to shape a world of his own, he was gradual and steady. It only adds to his obscurity that his poetry is almost intranslatable, and he must, as a result, remain as loved and honoured as he is only by the select few who speak in the same language in which he wrote. Some deem the accident as an attempt at suicide. InCharles Mauron conceives a structured method to analyse literary works.


He has seen dearth of love in the eyes of his beloved and has realized that it is time for him to depart. According to Jibanznanda, literature is a means to express repressed desires: I read one poem a day over morning tea, for didn’t want to consume it at a go.

This idea is applied in the method of psychoanalytic literary criticism. This poem would later take its place in the collection called Jhara Palok In this regard he possibly owes as much to his exotic exposure as to his innate poetic talent.

During jibanamanda later half of the twentieth century, Jibanananda Das emerged as one of the most popular poets of modern Bengali literature. We identify ourselves with the artist. Today, this line poem is among the most famous poems in the language. Fervently desiring to restore his health, Kusumkumari took her ailing child on pilgrimage to LucknowAgra and Giridih. Ernst Kris held a theory of art as communication, and as a process of recreation.

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For sometime, he worked for the magazine Swaraj as its Sunday editor, but left after a few months. The most widely used portrait of Jibanananda Das date unknown.

Much literary evaluation of his poetry has been produced since Jibanananda Das’s untimely death, beginning with the ten-page Introduction of Naked Lonely Handan anthology of 50 of the poet’s poems rendered into English. Both the poets reveal need for affiliation and love as they want to be with their beloved.


When that time will prosper to an end and he will come — That savor will be This approach is concerned about the creation and the experience of the artist. Starting with poet Jibanananda Das himself, Akashlina has been translated into English by many hands.

Jibanananda Das – The Greatest Modern Poet of Bengal in the Post-Tagore Era

Throughout this time he waits passively witnessing the changes around him. He erased the -gupta suffix from the family name, regarding it as a symbol of Vedic Brahmin excess, thus rendering the surname to Das.

Of all the living beings, man is the only being who has been able to express his emotions explicitly in many forms. Apart from being among the most gifted expressionists of the last hundred years, his best work also had elements of seething anger and ruthless destruction of the like almost unmatched for the last hundred years. In the summer ofhe travelled to Calcutta from Barisal on three months’ paid leave.