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Sukrita Paul Kumar
,  Female ,  Indian

Sukrita Paul Kumar is eminent poet and critic, has held the Aruna Asaf Ali Chair at the University of Delhi from 2014-16. She is an Honorary Fellow of the prestigious International Writing Program, University of Iowa (USA), Cambridge Seminars and a former Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. She has published several collections of poems in English. Her major critical works include Man, Woman and Androgyny; Conversations on Modernism; and Narrating Partition. Some of her edited/co-edited books include Interpreting Homes in South Asian Literature; Ismat, Her Life, Her Times; Speaking for Herself: Asian Women’s Writings. A known translator, she is also the chief editor of a book on the cultural diversity in India. Deeply interested in oral traditions her co-edited book is Chamba Achamba: Women’s Oral Culture from Chamba and Bharmour.

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