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Biography of Debendranath Sen : Famous poet of Bengal


Posted Date: 10-May-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Bengali Celebrities and Famous Persons    
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Debendranath Sen is a famous poet of Bengal. He is famous for its 'Lyric-poem'.



Debendranath Sen was born 1852. He was a followers and students of Biharilal Chakraborty. He was accustomed to western Literature and Culture. That is why he had a great knowledge over lyric-poem. He spent a long life outside the Bengal. He wrote many poems in Bengali Journal which made him a renowned poet.
His lyric-poems were a molded and colorful with the touch of fiction in it. He himself clarify the fact that he was inspired of Michael Madhusudan Dutta. It was noted in some of Debendranath Sen's poems. But he was further inspired of his contemporary, Rabindra Nath Tagore. Sen followed Tagore's language, process, and framing of poems and applied it. Debendra Nath was far famous for his describing the beauty of nature. And for him, one of the favorite parts of the nature had been Flower.
Debendranath composed most of his poems in the period of first two tenth of 20th century. He was the priest of beauty. In his poems, he added the flavor of romanticism within the common, regular daily life of Human Beings. Though in process of adding romanticism, he, never reached to outer space. He kept it within the boundary of the Earth, water and sky. He felt the love and beauty that inherits within the society and expressed it in his poems. Love of beauty and women were expressed in his poems.
Debendranath Sen composed many Sonnets. Those sonnets were characterized by thoughts, well-composed, simple and straight. They are not too much over emotionally expressed. His poetic metre was absolutely mistake-less. He maintained his intrinsic and originality by portrayed our daily life in poetic-metre and this makes him a distinguished poet of Bengal.
Some of his poems are: Urmila Kabya, Apurba Birangana, Apurba Brajangana, Ashok-guchchha, Apurba Naibedya, Nirjhorini, Paritaj-guchchha, Golap-guchchha, etc.
This famous poet was passed away in 1920.


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Guest Author: ashok kumar sen     18 Nov 2012
I am ASHOK KUMAR SEN resides at Vidisha Madhya Pradesh.I am now 66 years age. I had lost my father in my early age .During my childhood I heard from my father ( District Judge in Madhya Pradesh) that my Grand Father was Shri Debendra Nath Sen was a great poet in BANGLA LITRATURE.He was settled at Allahabad . So I want to know that the above given discrption is about him or not.After knowing I shall be anxious to know some more information about him.My e-mail
address is ashoksen2007@yahoo.co.in



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