Translating Partition - Stories, Essays, & Criticism

Translating Partition - Stories, Essays, & Criticism

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Author: Ravikant
Tarun K Saint/
Publisher: Katha
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 240
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187649046


This collection brings together some of the writings of Partition Literature including translations of writings in Urdu and Hindi. These narratives offer insights into the nature of individual experience, and break the silence of the collective sphere.

Included in this volume are stories by Attia Hosain, Bhisham Sahni, Joginder Paul, Kamleshwar, Sa'adat Hasan Manto and Surendra Prakash. Some other hightlights are:

Partition Overviews:

+Partition and the Urdu Short Story by Nasiyer Masud
+Partition Narratives: Some Observations by Arjun Mahey
+Partition Strategies of Oblivion, Ways of Remembering by Ravikant
+The Vartman and Pakistan: The Daily Reality of Partition by Saumya Gupta
+The Woman Protagonist in Partition Literature by Bodh Prakash

Critical Commentaries:

+The Nation and its Victims: The Dog of Tetwal in Context by Ravikant and Tarun K Saint
+How Many Pakistans : An overview by Stuti Khanna
+Pali and Communalism Today by Anuradha Marwah Roy
+Against Forgetting: Memory as Metaphor in Dream Images by M Asaduddin