Vancouver, Surrey Indian Community - BCIndian.com
| | | | | | |
 


 

Please note The Poetry of Amazement: Citra Kavya occurred in past.

 

Please visit Event Section to see latest events.

Add A Recap of this event

The Poetry of Amazement: Citra Kavya

Share With Your Friends



Send Me A Reminder

Discuss About This Event

The Poetry of Amazement: Citra Kavya in Vancouver



Admission :
$15 - $30

Description:
The Poetry of Amazement: Citra Kavya

The poets of the Indian subcontinent have practised-for thousands of years-the art of ingenious verse. Citra Kavya (or pictorial poetry) is a fiendishly difficult form in which a poem reveals hidden pictorial figures or clusters of simultaneous meaning. These verses are designed to evoke reactions of amazement in the reader, and awe at the technical dexterity of the poet.

Taking us on this marvelous journey through Citra Kavya is the award-winning novelist Vikram Chandra, himself described by Nicola Davis in the Observer as a linguistic gazelle. Chandra's talk concentrates on examples in the ancient classical language of Sanskrit, but points at the limitless possibilities of language itself.

This event is in partnership with UBC Asian Studies as part of the World Sanskrit Conference and Indian Summer Festival with support from UBC Faculty of Arts and SSHRC.

 

View other Events

Event Information: The Poetry of Amazement: Citra Kavya

Note: We provide all Indian (desi) events. Your source of all the Desi Indian events happening in and around Vancouver, Surrey. BCIndian.com has tried it's best to provide accurate information, we request you to check our site for updates. BCIndian.com is not responsible for any cancellations or changes in events.



Premium Advertiser
Real Estate Brokers/Agents - REMAX Eastside ( #1 Firm in the WORLD ), Lee Tayebi



This is an advertisement
When & Where
The Poetry of Amazement: Citra Kavya Occured in past

 
About Organizer
This event occured in past


 



Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.