's political involvement brought her into contact with several political leaders in India. She became acquainted with Gopal Krishna Gokhale
when he wrote her a letter of congratulation after a speech she gave on...
The title is taken from words spoken to Naidu by Indian national leader G. K. Gokhale
: Why should a song-bird like you have a broken wing?
Naidu, Sarojini. The Broken Wing. William Heinemann; John Lane, 1917.
(It also recalls her previous title, which...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
The collection begins with a celebratory poem about G. K. Gokhale
in which SN
compares his vision for Indian freedom to the reviving power of necromantic rain.
Naidu, Sarojini. The Feather of the Dawn. Asia Publishing House, 1961.