Author: Alok Bhalla
Publisher: Indian Institute of Advanced Study
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185952485
This volume offers the first major critical appraisal of the complex moral impulses and formal elements which characterizes the works of one of the greatest writers of the Indian subcontinent.
This volume brings together a collection of essays by literary critics, historians and sociologists presented at a seminar on the life and works of Saadat Hasan Manto. It offers the first major critical appraisal of the complex moral impulses and formal elements which characterizes the works of one of the greatest writers of the Indian subcontinent.
Many of the essays included here also pay thoughtful attention to Manto's attempts to make sense of the partition of India and its accompanying horror.
Manto Reconsidered by Gopichand Narang
Melodrama or ? A Note on Manto's 'In This Maelstrom' by Muhammad Umar Memon
A Dance of Grotesque Masks: A Critical Reading of Manto's ' 1919 Ke Ek Baat' by Alok Bhalla
The Craft of Manto: Warts and All by Keki K Daruwala
Lord Shiva or The Prince of Pornographers: Idology, Aesthetics and Architectonics of Manto by Harish Narang
The Theme of Piety and Sin in 'Babu Gopinath' by Aris Alvi
Surfacing from Within: Fallen Women in Manto's Fiction by Sukrita Paul Kumar
Manto and Punjabi Short Story Writers by Tejwant Singh Gill
Manto's Philosophy: An Explication by Ashok Vohra
The World of Saddat Hasan Manto by Shashi Joshi
Manto in English: An Assessment of Khalid Hasan's Translations by M Asaduddin
Saadat Hasan Manto: A Note by Bhisham Sahni
A Reading of 'Pandit' Manto's letter to Pandit Nehru by Abdul Bismillah
Manto: The Image of the Soul in the Mirror of Eros by Devender Issar
Manto - The Person and the Myth by Shamim Hanfi
Sadat Hasan Manto: Idealoque and Social Philosophy by Tarannum Riaz
A Note on Some Myths About Manto by Indra Nath Chaudhuri