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Haus des Weins _______ Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s Madhushala now translated into German _____________ Date of publication 15th september 2009, Heidelberg, Germany__________ The famous poem of Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan has reached a non-english-spoken world: Germany. Nearly 65 years after its release in India now the german world is able to read the beauty, deepness and truth of this immortal work._____________ The book is written in a bilingual form, includes the original Hindi-stanzas next to the German translation. In 100 pages will be found not only the poem, but also informations about the author Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan, some thoughts about his work, 8 illustrations (technique:etching) ______________ and: _______________ with a foreword from Amitabh Bachchan ________________ written in English and also translated into German. _________________ It is published in DRAUPADI VERLAG Christian Weiß Dossenheimer Landstraße 103 69121 Heidelberg, Germany fon ++49 (0)6221/412 990, fax ++49 (0)322 2372 2343, [email protected], www.draupadi-verlag.de __________________ In 2005 Bollywood-wave reached Germany and became a cause of interest in this foreign land. “Mohabbatein” was the reason, why I want to know more about this country, its culture, its people, most captivated by the language. So I decided to learn Hindi, got friends and one of them told me about the renowned Hindi poet Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his famous work Madhushala. As I started to translate the first stanzas i felt: there was a deep love inside. Within nine month I completed the translation, with the help of Shashvat Doorwar (from Jhansi), who guided her with the most appropriate and correct meaning of words in Madhushala, in english language.____________________ For additional informations - here you will find more details of the story: *************** www.claudia-huefner.de/homepage_engl/madhushala.htm ******************


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Dilip Gajjar 18 Jan 2011

This is my faviorite Poet and you have done superb Illustration ans translation...I have recited H. Bachchans poem in my voice..

Artist Reply: thank you, dear

jamie winter 02 Oct 2009

this is a wonderful image and ill look for the book. thanks so much