CONTRIBUTORS

Rupalee Burke

Rupalee Burke is Head of the Department of English in a college in Ahmedabad. She uses her writing / translating skills in English, Gujarati and Hindi for cultural activism. She is on the Advisory Board of Research Horizons, a multidisciplinary international peer-reviewed research journal, and Shabdasar, a Gujarati journal of literature and arts. She is member of the Editorial team of Adilok, a Gujarati journal dedicated to the adivasi way of life. She contributes regularly to all these journals. She was member of the jury for the Delhi Sahitya Akademi Translation Prize (Gujarati) 2011. She has a number of publications to her credit including research papers and various collections of Gujarati poetry, short stories and drama in English translation. Many of her translations have appeared in Indian Literature. She has translated Girish Karnad's play Tale-danda into Gujarati as Shirachheda. She is the co-translation-Editor of the forthcoming English version (Gujarat volume) of the People's Linguistic Survey of India. Her Gujarati and Hindi translations of the Quebec Declaration of Literary Translation and Translators has recently been uploaded on the PEN International site.

Who … are we? | આમે … કિડેએ …

Translated from the Chaudhary-Bhili language of Adivasis to the English by Rupalee Burke Dwellers of forests and hills True owners of forests and rulers of hills Inhabiting forests since primeval times Cultivating crops from the depths of the Earth Sustainers …

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અલી ગુમિલિયા બેકર | Knowledge of Trees

Translated from the English to the Gujarati by Rupalee Burke રીવર ગમ વૃક્ષો, મહાકાય પ્રાચીન કાયાઓ, શ્વેત લોકો આ ભૂમિ પર આવ્યા તે પૂર્વેના છે. એડલેડમાં કૌરના ભૂમિ પરના અમુક વૃક્ષો અસ્તિત્વ ખોઈ બેઠેલી નદીના કિનારે ઊભા છે, જે નદીઓને …

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कहानी कहना बडा अच्छा लगता है | Loves to Tell Stories

Translated from the English to the Hindi by Rupalee Burke बडा अच्छा लगता है मुझे पालक माता के साथ टहेलना। जानती है वह मुझे, मेरे जीवन, मेरी यात्रा को। सबसे ज़्यादा पहचानती है वह मुझे। मुझसे भी ज़्यादा वह मेरे …

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That Is Where Life Resides! | જગનૂઠ ત તેઠ જ!

Translated from the Kunkana to the English by Rupalee Burke Limbe panting at the fourth step of the stairs How he once roved hills and vales Untiringly No sooner he hit the pillow would he fall fast asleep. When his …

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