Girdhar Rathi
Oos Janpad Ka Kavi Hun by Trilochan Radhakrishna Pr akashan. New Delhi, 1982, 116 pp., 27.00
March-April 1982, volume 6, No 5

The name of Trilochan and the sonnet form are synony¬mous in contemporary Hindi poetry. He has few peers in this realm, partly because not many have ventured there. In other Indian languages, too, there have been protagonists of the sonnet, but none of them seem to have staked their poetic career upon it. Perhaps there is nothing in the Indian language to equal the 700-year-long fascination with the sonnet evident in Euro¬pean poetry. And there, too, English verse has been the main source for Indians.

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