Banalata Sen. Jibananda Das. Translated from the original Bengali by Amitabha Mukerjee. A thousand years I have walked these paths, From the harbour at. Banalata Sen by Jibanananda has been a thousand years since I started trekking the earth A huge travel in nights darkness from the Ceylonese waters. by Jibanananda Das · Môhaprithibi→. Sister Projects. sister projects: Wikipedia article. Banalata SenJibanananda Das Poems.

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Delivering Poems Around The World. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat Then the traveller-narrator recollects that when he saw her in the shadow it was like a mariner whose ship was wrecked in a faraway sea spotting verdant land among barren islands. It is also the first poem of his third collection of poetry published in under the title Banalata Sen.


For a thousand years I have walked the ways of the world.

Anjana Basu’s translation is not comparable here and hence excluded. Retrieved from ” https: The title of this lyric poem, Nanalata Sen, is a female character referred to by name in the last line of each of its three stanzas. Jibanananda’s poetry, with his characteristic rich tapestry of imagery, repeatedly portrays the image of human fulfillment personified by a woman—in this poem Banalata Sen.

bbanalata In certain points, interpretation by the translator differs from that of the poet himself, as reflected in his own translation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The lyric Banalata Sen is the most representative of the essence of Jibanananda’s poetry and exemplifies his use of imagery.

Comments about Banalata Sen by Jibanananda Das. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

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For thousand years I have been walking all over the world. The poet’s imagination or daydreaming? Articles containing Banwlata text. Fakrul Alam followed suit by writing: Seely improved on his original translation and used present perfect continuous tense. Then he compares her face with the fine sculpture of Sravasti.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This is in line with Jibanananda Das himself who translated like: A modernist, post-modernist or contemporary Bengali lady or not?

Banalata Sen cover designed by Satyajit Ray. This page was last edited on 8 Juneat Works by Jibanananda Das Bengali poetry Indian poetry books Bangladeshi books Bengali-language literature Bangladeshi literature stubs. The poem babalata self-narrated by an unnamed traveller. Translated by Faizul Latif Chowdhury.

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Banalata Sen – Poem by Jibanananda Das

A thousand years I have wandered upon the earth. Who is this Banalata Sen? For thousands of years I roamed the paths of this earth.