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My Sunset Marriage Everyone tumbles through these pages parent and prostitute lover and charlatan Jew and Turk madman and saint fornicator and abstainer the geisha and the devdasi as well as the Mumbai starlet Here’s God’s plenty Devoured by a voracious appetite spewed out as poems by a compulsive energy This is modernism with its pants down uncle Ezra lending arse at Wayside Inn Kala Ghoda Bombay; this is Bombay pretending to be Paris paan stained and all This is convent English giving Mumbai Marathi a well deserved kick in the pants; this is the Parsi ueen desperately mimicking Sultan Padamsee if not Jean Genet My Sunset Marriage represents the life of Hoshang Merchant told through the best poetry he has written over forty years selected and introduced by the poet Kazim Ali Hoshang Merchant b 1947 has authored twenty nine books of poetry literary commentary translations memoirs and anthologies including Yaraana Gay Writing from India 1999 and most recently Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant 2016 In the mid 1980s Hoshang made Hyderabad home and taught generations of students at the English Department of University of Hyderabad till he retired in 2012 Kazim Ali’s many books include poetry essay fiction and translation His most recent book of poetry is All One’s Blue New and Selected Poems HarperCollins India He is a professor of creative writing and comparative literature at Oberlin College Ohio

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