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Select Nonsense of Sukumar Ray

by Sukumar Ray

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSukanta Chaudhuri (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7394248M
ISBN 100195630394
ISBN 109780195630398
OCLC/WorldCa51442367

Sukumar Ray has 94 books on Goodreads with ratings. Sukumar Ray’s most popular book is Abol Tabol: The Nonsense World of Sukumar Ray. Read all poems of Sukumar Ray and infos about Sukumar Ray. Sukumar Ray was a Bengali humorous poet, story writer and playwright. As perhaps the most famous Indian practitioner of literary nonsense, he is often compared to Lewis Carroll.

  Ray, who also wrote completely fantastic nonsense poems in his earlier works such as Abol Tabol and Khai Khai, packed Haw-Jaw-Baw-Raw-Law too . Description: "Essence of Nonsense" is a compilation of Nonsensical Rhymes which have been translated by the Author into English from a select few of the exceptional Poems present in the hilarious "Abol Tabol", which had originally been composed in Bengali by the legendary but Late Sukumar Ray, in an attempt to convey at least a fraction of the.

  (Ray, ‘Sukumar Ray’) He has notably been influenced by Lear and Carroll as previously mentioned, however he was at the forefront of differentiating Indian nonsense in it’s own right. In Ray’s introduction to his works Abol Tabol, he claims that “This book . One of the most prominent children’s writers and pioneer of nonsense literature in Bengali, Sukumar Ray (), father of Satyajit Ray, was an inheritor of his father Upendrakishore Ray Author: Charbak Dipta.


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Introduced by Satyajit (who offers a rather scholarly assessment of his father's work), the SELECT NONSENSE OF SUKUMAR RAY presents translations of most of the material published seperately as ABOL-TABOL Select Nonsense of Sukumar Ray book HA-JA-BA-RA-LA (HJBRL, or "Topsy Turvy Tale").

8 untranslatable poems from ABOL-TABOL have been by: 2. Sukumar Roy is undoubtedly the finest writer of nonsense tales and verse in Bengali. This book presents his chief works Rhymes without Reason and A Topsy-Turvy Tale in English.

The skillful translations convey the genial intimacy of Ray's creations and his original illustrations accompany the text throughout/5.

Sukumar Ray’s poetry stands out very easily. It doesn’t need to pretend to be anything else. The book even calls the poetry nonsense. Most poems do not make sense at all, but yet, they aren’t really nonsense.

Confusing, isn’t it. The book is a translation of Ray’s collection Abol Tabol, which translates itself to “Rhymes Without Reason”. 'What is remarkable about Chaudhuri's The Select Nonsense of Sukumar Ray is that it not only succeeds in recapturing the peculiar nuances of Sukumar's style but also in getting across to the reader the quitessence of Sukumar's humour, wit and satire.' - The Telegraph.

sukumar rAy's nonsense verses are filled with creatures wild and wicked dreamy and delirious, and translating them offers a serious challenge. translating nonsense verse is a dangrous endeavour at any time, but chaudhuri carries it off with aplomb.

Sukumar Ray is undoubtedly the finest writer of nonsense tales and verses in Bengali. This is the first attempt at presenting his chief works - Rhymes without Reason (Abol-Tabol), a collection of nonsense poems and other comic verse, and A Topsy-Turvy. Finding Sense Behind Nonsense in Select Poems of Sukumar Ray Rima Chakraborty Nonsense literature is generally categorized as part of the macrocosm of children’s literature.

And there is no denying that as children we have all read such literary pieces with much amusement and delight. In G.K. Chesterton wrote that, if heFile Size: KB. Introduced by Satyajit (who offers a rather scholarly assessment of his father's work), the SELECT NONSENSE OF SUKUMAR RAY presents translations of most of the material published seperately as ABOL-TABOL and HA-JA-BA-RA-LA (HJBRL, or "Topsy Turvy Tale")/5(7).

texts of Sukumar Ray and Edward Lear in comparative framework and thereby investigate the “sense” behind “Literary Nonsense”.

II Nonsense literature or literary nonsense intends to project certain socio-political concerns by disrupting and redefining the existing conventions of language, reason and logic.

The Select Nonsense of Sukumar Ray. Translated by Sukanta Chaudhuri. New Delhi: OUP, The standard edition of Abol Tabol translations (partial) for many years.

Nonsense Rhymes. Translated by Satyajit Ray. Calcutta: Writer's Workshop, This volume by the author's son is the slimmest and is difficult to find.

Partial : Sukumar Ray. Introduced by Satyajit (who offers a rather scholarly assessment of his father's work), the SELECT NONSENSE OF SUKUMAR RAY presents translations of most of the material published seperately as ABOL-TABOL and HA-JA-BA-RA-LA (HJBRL, or "Topsy Turvy Tale")/5(3).

Previously, eminent writer and teacher Sukanta Chaudhuri, who graced the launch, had translated the majority of Ray's poems in the book 'The Select Nonsense of Sukumar Ray' in   A Coronavirus lockdown reading list by Samit Basu Meghna Majumdar is the first book of the City Watch trilogy, one of the best entry points into Discworld.

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Book Review: The Select Nonsense of Sukumar Ray Posted on Aug Janu by Vinay Leo R. Poetry is something I love to read, and experiment with. Sukumar Ray's delightful nonsense story was originally called Ha Ja Ba Ra La, a random combination of letters from the Bengali alphabet.

It is now adapted into English for the enjoyment of the Western world with adaptations of names and phrases which are just as zany as the Bengali s: 2. Abol Tabol is a Bangla classic novel by Sukumar Ray. A collection of famous “nonsense rhythms” by Abol Tabol Sukumar Rai.

It published in from Indic Publishers. The total number of sticks in this set is 3, of which three anonymized. Those are Surprise shit, Abol Tabol, Ecstatic, Twenty-one laws, and Woodpecker. Book Details: [ ]. Sukumar Ray is one of the most popular children's authors in Bengali, and a prolific writer of nonsense tales and verse.

This volume translates his most famous works:. Sukumar had returned from London, and both father and son contributed to making it into a treat for young readers. Their unique comic illustrations accompanied the text and would become a source of inspiration to generations of artists.

Sukumar’s genius flowered in the genre of nonsense—verses, plays and short stories. After the publication of Sukumar Ray’s seminal book of Bengali nonsense literature, Abol Tabol, nobody dared to translate it into English.

Bengalis tended to revere Ray’s masterful, layered language and cultural clout as sacred—a kind of perfect, and perfectly. Sukumar Ray, one of the pioneers of modern Bengali children’s literature also he was a promoter of “Rime of nonsense” in Indian literature.

He was born in Kolkata on Octo The famous writer, musician and mechanic Upendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury was his father and Oscar-winning filmmaker Satyajit Ray was his son. Sunday Nonsense Haw Jaw Baw Raw Law By Sukumar Ray More Audio Books: Bengali / Bangla: Shojarur Kanta - Byomkesh Bakshi - Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay - Mirchi.sukumar rAy's nonsense verse is a staple of bengali childhood.

rare is the bengali child who does not have a ready familiarity with almost the entire Abol tAbol - and this, i don't think can be said of any other children's author, perhaps in any language.

to my view, this fact alone makes him one of the greatest children's writers in all literatures - though that is a hazardous remark to make.