Singh, Udaya Narayana

About Udaya Narayana Singh

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Biography (Poetry International)



Raj, Rizio Yohannan. "The Poetics of Othering." Poetry International Web, 1 Jun. 2007



Poetry Collections

Second Person Singular (2006)



“No Entry: Maa Pracisha” (2014) 

“Priyamvada” (2013) 

“Payog” (2012) 

“Pryamvadaa” (1988) 

“’Janak And Other One-Play Acts’: Collection of One-Act Plays in Maithili” (1978) 

“The Ramlila” (1977) 

“The Movement” (1977) 

“The Return” (1976) 

“For a Play” (1974)  

“There Was a King” (1974) 

“The Hero Is Life” (1971) 


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories  

“America in the Psyche of Bangla Authors: Opening of the Space by Tagore.” Comparative American Studies, vol. 12, no. 1–2, Jun. 2014 

“Status of Lesser-Known Languages in India.” Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia: Status and Policies, Case Studies and Applications of Information Technology, Borin and Saxena (eds.), 2006  

“Multiscriptality in South Asia and Language Development.” International Journal of the Sociology of Language, vol. 150, Aug. 2001 

“[Regional Reports] India: Indic.” Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics, 1999 

“How to Teach Translation Studies: A Few Remarks.” Journal of English and Foreign Languages, vol. 15–16, Jun. 1995 

“Translation as a Way of Growing.” Meta, vol. 39, no. 2, Jun. 1994 

“Towards a Historiography of Maithili Language Development.” Journal of Dravidic Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1992 

“Dynamics of Textuality and Configuration of Space.” International Journal of Translation, vol. 2, no. 2, Jul. 1990 

 “How to Honor Someone in Maithili.” International Journal of the Sociology of Language, vol. 75, 1989 

 “Relative Clause Formation in Maithili.” Nepalese Linguistics, vol. 1, Nov. 1980 

“Agreement Rules, Language Universals, and Maithili.” South Asian Language Analysis, no. 1, 1979 

“Reflexivization in Bengali.” International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, vol. 6, 1977 


Audio and Audiovisual Material 

Udaya Narayana Singh Speaks at a Conference in Andorra. YouTube, 7 Dec. 2014