Films, Mills and Poets: Mid-Century Bombay

Films, Mills and Poets:  Mid-Century Bombay

The Bombay Poets were young in the 1960s, rebellious and outspoken, brothers in spirit to the Beat Poets of the US.  Now, half a century later, they are grand old men of Indian letters.  The personal and literary papers of three leading figures have been gifted to Cornell in Recent years.

This exhibit celebrates the new Bombay Poets Archive by exploring the place and the time with Adil Jussawalla, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Dilip Chitre and their companions began their illustrious careers.