Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Article shared by toru dutt was born in march 1856, in calcutta as the third daughter of govin chunder dutt the dutt family was a family of distinguished intellectuals and poets and toru had the double advantage of a wealthy parentage and an intellectual and cultural inheritance of a high order. She is often called the keats of the indo-english literature for more than one reason - her meteoric rise on and disappearance from the literary firmament, as also for the quality of her poetry toru died, like john keats, of consumption and the end came slow and sad.
Toru dutt was an indian poet who wrote in english and french, and made a mark in literature in spite of her premature death early life she remained in calcutta till november 1869, after which she and her sister aru traveled to france, italy and then england. Indo-english poetry began to be written and until rather recently continued to be written under the influence of the english romantic poets such as wordsworth, coleridge, shelley, keats, byron and even walter scott the poetry of the period is marked by a highly subjective tone and uninhibited expression of personal feeling. Rightly observes dr szh abidi, toru dutt can be called the pioneer in children's poetry and the first poet to tell the indian tales in english (abidi 61) toru dutt's poetry is a depiction of children's life, its qualities, joys, aspirations, zeal and vigour. Toru dutt (march 4, 1856 - august 30, 1877) was an indian poet who wrote in english like a huge python, winding round and round (objective description) the rugged (age) trunk, indented deep with scars (endurance), up to its very summit near the stars, a creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound no other tree could live.
Indo-english poetry began to be written and until rather recently continued to be written under the influence of the english romantic poets such as wordsworth, coleridge, shelley, keats, byron and even walter scott. Toru dutt was born on march 4, 1856, in rambagan, 12 manicktollah street, calcutta, to father govin chunder dutt and mother kshetramoni, a family that become christians in 1862 toru was the youngest child, arriving after sister aru and brother abju (who died in 1865. Toru dutt was the 0rst indian woman to write poetry in english—and it was ex- traordinary poetry writing in english, or writing at all, was an unusual accomplishment, for very. As the keats of indo english literature, toru dutt was the first indian poetess to write in english born in rambagan in 1856, toru dutt mastered french during her short stay abroad in the 1870s.
Among the early english writers of indian renaissance who gave independent outlook, right direction, original subjects, the name of toru dutt stands first. Toru dutt left for europe with her family when she was thirteen and attended a french school in nice with her elder sister, aru the dutts then moved to cambridge, england, where toru participated. Toru dutt (1856-1877),who died at the age of 21 ,left behind her an imperishable legacy she lived and wrote at a time when cultural studies were at an incipient stage of development , and the idea that mythologies hold the key to understanding a people , was not properly realized. Toru dutt and transnationalism thank you to alison chapman & co for a wonderful new resourceâ i am especially excited by the thought-provoking engagements with transnationalism in alison's post and in linda hughes's postâ â i wish i had time to contribute a substantial original post along these lines, but for now, i will have to content myself with posting a [. English poetry - with the entry of sri aurobindo ghose (1872-1950) educated in england and proficient in english, latin, greek, italian and german, aurobindo came back to india and chose to live the.
In his review of toru's ancient ballads and legends of hindustan, he had written: these poems are sufficient to place toru dutt in the small class of women who have written english. Rabindranath tagore wrote in bengali and english and was responsible for the translations of his own work into english other early notable poets in english include derozio , michael madhusudan dutt , toru dutt , romesh chunder dutt , sri aurobindo , sarojini naidu , and her brother harindranath chattopadhyay. Of all the indo-anglian authors, toru dutt stands out as a poet a hindu by birth and a christian by education, this illustrious daughter of bengal wrote with restless energy of a haunted creative writer, like keats, while waging a grim yet heroic battle against her delicate health. Toru dutt was a natural linguist and in her short life became proficient in bengali, english, french and, later on, sanskrit although she died at an exceptionally early age she left behind an impressive collection of prose and poetry. Toru dutt was the first indian woman writer in english and french tragically, she died at the age of 21, but she left behind enough writings to prove that she was a rare talent this daughter.
John keats and aubrey beardsley also spring to mind but whereas they are very well known, toru dutt outside of india has been somewhat forgotten born in 1856, toru's family converted to christianity in 1862 and by 1871 toru was at cambridge and immersing herself in her french studies. Dutta, also spelled datta, dutt and datt, is an indian family name and surname that is found primarily among bengali kayastha and punjabi brahmin, also present among assamese, and haryanvi hindus. Toru dutt (1856-1877) was a remarkable indo-anglian poetess who was like keats toru dutt interpreted indian visit and her english education could not blur her toru dutt was an indian poet who wrote in english and french, and made a mark in literature in spite of her premature death early life she remained in calcutta till november 1869, after which she and her sister aru traveled to france, italy and then england.
Keats's own name is deliberately missing on his gravestone, and poems about the grave speak not only about the unjustly neglected poet, but also about the cultural capital of poetry, as if the grave is a marker for poetry itself. Indo-anglian literature has occupied an outstanding place not only in india but in european countries also toru dutt (1856-1877) was a remarkable indo-anglian poetess who was like keats but her poetic genius was a blend of diversified linguistic cultures. Toru dutt toru (torulata) dutt (march 4, 1856 - august 30, 1877), born into the rambagan dutt family, was an indian writer, who wrote in english and french she, along with her sister aru, went to france at an age of 13 and then to italy and england and stayed there till 1873. People in indo-anglian poetry toru lost her brother - toru dutt r yeats greeted life and death' indian writing in english tagore (1861-1941) tagore was a.