Nabaneeta Dev Sen
People  /  Published 09.05.22

Say it With Flowers: Single mother on a long, lone journey

Putul Das, 35, is seen every day at a prominent spot in Hindustan Park in south Kolkata’s Gariahat area selling flowers. On Sunday, Mother’s Day, she had to make a second trip to Mull...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.05.22

Once a mother, forever a mother. You can never be free again: Nabaneeta Dev Sen

Antara 2  I have a picture postcard Stuck on my kitchen wall Spreading out slender wire branches Across a bright blue sky And setting four tiny wire birds upon them Mr Paul Klee has created a fu...
By Nabaneeta Dev Sen

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Green vehicles at expo, Nandana’s Mother’s Day post and more..

By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Books  /  Published 13.04.22

Nandana Dev Sen: poetry, a genetic compulsion

Books and books everywhere Certainly, Nandana’s mother’s family home was the ultimate literary household with books strewn everywhere. Says Nandana: “We’re totally coloni...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

People  /  Published 08.03.22

Nabaneeta Dev Sen: She thought she could do absolutely anything at all

There was a time I loved you so, black cloud, that’s hard now to forget.  And yet, I can let no one know, for, cloud, Now you have turned blood-red. ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


Opinion  /  Published 01.02.22

The provincialism of great art can be hard to accept

When does an ethical anachronism churn guilt? When you enjoy an artwork with values that clash with those in which your body lives? But you’re also a creature of the present. You cannot but feel...
By Saikat Majumdar

Books  /  Published 19.05.21

English translations of Nabaneeta’s poetry launched

“I didn’t choose poems based on how difficult or easy it would be to translate. It was what resonated with me the most, were most representative of her and had variations within them,&rdqu...
By Shrestha Saha

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Hathras makes daughter translate mom’s poem

Nandana Dev Sen, daughter of the late author Nabaneeta Dev Sen and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, has translated her mother’s poem in reaction to the alleged gang rape and murder of a Dalit teenage...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen dead

Eminent litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen died in her South Calcutta home late on Thursday after a protracted illness. She was 81 years and is survived by two daughters — writer Antara and actor Nandana...
By PTI in Calcutta


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