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Work in Blank Verse

Sharmistha (spelt as Sermista in English) was Dutt’s first attempt at blank verse in Bengali literature. Kaliprasanna Singha organised a felicitation ceremony to Madhusudan to mark the introduction of blank verse in Bengali poetry. Praising Dutt’s blank verse, Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, observed: “As long as the Bengali race and Bengali literature would exist, the sweet lyre of Madhusudan would never ...

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Literary Life

Early works (1849-1855)[5][9] Dutt was greatly influenced by the works of William Wordsworth and John Milton. Dutt was a spirited bohemian and Romantic. During his stay in Madras, he published such works as King Porus, The Captive Ladie (1849) – centered around King Prithviraj‘s elopement with the princess of Kannuaj– and Visions of the Past. The Hurkaru, a prominent periodical ...

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Literary life

Early works (1849-1855) Dutt was greatly influenced by the works of William Wordsworth and John Milton. Dutt was a spirited bohemian and Romantic. During his stay in Madras, he published such works as King Porus, The Captive Ladie (1849) – centered around King Prithviraj‘s elopement with the princess of Kannuaj– and Visions of the Past. The Hurkaru, a prominent periodical ...

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