Yatra   -  Vol. 1

Yatra - Vol. 1

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Author: Alok Bhalla
Nirmal Verma/
Publisher: HarperCollins/Indus
Year: 1993
Language: English
Pages: 183
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172230834


Yatra - journey, exploration, quest, pilgrimage is the name of a new journal devoted to the critical assessment and celebrations of Indian literature and art over the ages.. It will make available , in new translations, works from the past which have either been lost or forgotten, but which are essential for any reconstruction of the literary and cultural map of the country. Volume I features foremost writers of the sub continent such as Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Masti Venkatesa Iyengar, Jayashanker Prasad besides a Hymn to the Dream God by Rabindranath Tagore. Volume II features Ashish Nandy, Girish Karnad, and many others and Vol. III is exclusively devoted to contemporary Marathi theatre commemorating 100 years of theatre in Maharashtra. Volume VI of Yatra brings together the work of three generations of women writers in Hindi such as Krishna Sobti, Mannu Bhandari, Gagan Gill and many more. Many of the stories and poems are brooding meditations on the private anxieties of educated, urban women.