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Translating Partition : Stories, Essays, Criticism
Author: Ravikant & Tarun Saint
ISBN: 9788187649045
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Year: 2012
Publisher: Katha
Number of Pages: 239
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INR 300.00
About Book
The best literature that emerged in the wake of Partition bears the imprint of the struggle to grapple with pain and suffering on a scale that was unprecedented in South Asia. This collection brings together some of the writings, in Hindi and Urdu, that have stood the test of time moving beyond simply attempting to record what was incomprehensible. The stories and essays look at Partition from the perspective of displaced people and communities, and from those who continued to stay on the "wrong" side of the borders. The collection includes stories by Attia Hosain, Bhisham Sahni, Sa'adat Hasan Manto, Joginder Paul and Kamleshwar and Surendra Prakash, plus essays and criticisms by scholars and academics.
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