Phire Esho, Chaka

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Phire Esho, Chaka
Image of Book over of Phire Esho, Chaka
Book cover of Phire Esho, Chaka
Author Binoy Majumdar
Country  IND
Language Bengali
Series Romantic, satirical and autobiographical poems
Genre Poetry
Publication date

Phire Esho, Chaka (Come back wheel) is a Bengali poetry book written by Binoy Majumdar. The book was published in 1961 and then republished in 1962 under the title Phire Esho, chaka. This book was a collection of romantic poems written for Majumdar's contemporary Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.[1][self-published source][better source needed] The book was also dedicated to Gayatri Chakravorty.[2] The word "Chaka" which means "Chakra" is Sanskrit, was a part of Gayatri Chakravorty's surname!
This book is considered as the most famous book of Majumdar, the book was written in format of a diary. Majumdar used dates as poem titles such as, 8 March 1960, 27 June 1961, 1 July 1961 etc.[3]

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  1. ^ "Outsider Poems, A Mini-Anthology in Progress (18): from the Bengali Poems of Binoy Majumdar". Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Bermann, ed. by Sandra (2005). Nation, language, and the ethics of translation ([Online-Ausg.]. ed.). Princeton, NJ [u.a.]: Princeton Univ. Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-691-11609-9. 
  3. ^ "An introduction to Binoy Majumdar's poetry". Kaurab online. Retrieved 25 March 2012.