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Best of Indian Literature: Volume 1 - 1957 - 2007    (A Set of 2 Books)
Best of Indian Literature: Volume 1 - 1957 - 2007 (A Set of 2 Books)

Best of Indian Literature: Volume 1 - 1957 - 2007 (A Set of 2 Books)

by Anita Desai

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English

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Sahitya Akademi

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9788126041381 - Year: 2012 - Pages: 1043

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Paperback

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Author: Anita Desai
Ashokamitran/Several Contributors
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee/A J Thomas
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2012
Language: English
Pages: 1043
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126041381

Description

Though modernity has dawned in Indian regional literatures in the early decades of the last century, and had almost simultaneously, taken up the cause of the nationalist movement and themselves developed tremendously in the process, each literature projecting the vision of a free, glorious Indian nation – although in actual fact the county was fragmented into several hundred little kingdoms - most of these regional literatures had not in fact consciously come up on the world scenario.

The confidence that Indian literatures were worthy of standing on their own feet along with the world’s best was not there even at the conceptual level. We were happy with where we were; Tagore’s Nobel Prize had given a fillip to the national pride, and sustained it for nearly half a century; but that had to sadly substitute for any kind of real evaluation and awareness of the worth of one’s own literatures.

It was about this time that Indian Literature was conceived and founded, in Oct. 1957, with the express purpose of making the nation aware of the existence of the various rich literatures of the linguistic regions of India.

As it sails past its Golden Jubilee Year, the development and growth a number of our regional languages have registered can be measured by the number of excellent translations they have produced in English which helped those literatures, in turn, to be catapulted onto the world stage.

Indian Literature can proudly claim the role of the beacon for all such translation activities. Truly, Indian Literature is the journal of Indian literature in English translation, the brand new discipline several of our universities have adopted recently, and which is being taken up by many more…

Contents

VOLUME 1 BOOK 1

SHORT FICTION
1. Aadhavan Sundaram – The Man who Died
2. Akhtar Mohi-ud-din – Light and shade
3. Anita Desai – Private Tuitions by Mr. Bose
4. Annada Sankar Ray – Destination
5. Ashapurna Devi – Never Thought
6. Ashokamitran – Cricket
7. Atulananda Goswami – The Wait
8. Bibhutibhushan Banerjee – Verification
9. Bonophul – a Piece of Diamond
10. C. Rajagopalachari – Chettiar’s Dream
11. Fakirmohan Senapati – Father and Son
12. Gopinath Mohanty – Ants
13. Hari Kant – And Time Stood Still
14. Hari Krishen Kaul – Sunshine
15. Himanshu Joshi – Between the Two Horizons
16. Intizar Husain – The Shadow
17. Jayakanthan – A Kind of Death
18. Jhaverchand Meghani – A Lamp of Humanity
19. Joginder Paul – Access
20. K.S. Duggal – All Alone
21. Kamaleshwar – The Search
22. Krishan Chander- Kalu Bhangi
23. Lakshminath Bezbarua – No I won’t

POETRY
24. Abanindranath Tagore
25. Abdul Rahman Rahi
26. Ajit Barua
27. Ajneya
28. Akhtar-ul-Iman
29. Alokeranjan Dasgupta
30. Ali Sardar Jafri
31. Amrita Pritam
32. Arun Mitra
33. Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
34. Ashok Vajpeyi
35. B. Gopala Reddy
36. B.S. Mardhekar
37. Balamani Amma
38. Bhaben Baruah
39. Bhanuji Rao
40. Bharat Bhushan Agarwal
41. Bibhu Padhi
42. Bishnu Dey
43. Boyi Bhimanna
44. Buddhadeva Bose
45. C Narayana Reddy
46. Chandrakant Sheth
47. Chandrasekhar Patil
48. Changampuzha Krishna Pillai
49. D.R. Bendre
50. Devdas Chhotray
51. Devkant Barooah
52. Dharamvir Bharati
53. Dina Nath Nadim
54. Dinkar Dasgupta
55. Edapally Raghavan Pillai
56. Faiz Ahmed Faiz
57. Firaq Gorakhpuri
58. G Sankara Kurup
59. Ghulam Rasool Santosh
60. G.S. Shivarudrappa
61. Gangadhar Meher
62. Gauri Deshpande
63. Girdhar Rathi
64. Girija Kumar Mathur
65. Godavaris Mahapatra
66. Guru Prasad Mohanty
67. Hara Prasad Das
68. Harekrishna Deka
69. Harindra Dave
70. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
71. Hiren Bhattacharjya
72. Hiro Thakur
73. Jagannath Prasad Das
74. Jayant Pathak
75. Jayanta Mahapatra
76. Jibanananda Das
77. K. Ayyappa Paniker
78. K.G. Sankara Pillai
79. Keki N. Daruwalla
80. Keshav Malik
81. Keshav Meshram
82. Keshavsut
83. Kunwar Narain
84. Kusumagraj
85. Kuvempu
86. L. Samarendra Singh
87. Labhshanker Thacker
88. M. Kamal
89. Makhan Lal Chaturvedi
90. Mangesh Padgaonkar
91. Manish Ghatak
92. Manjeet Tiwana
93. Margaret Chatterjee
94. Meena Alexander
95. Mohammad Iqbal
96. Mohan Singh

NON-FICTION PROSE
97. Aldous Huxley – Literature and Modern Life
98. Amiya Chakravarty – Pasternak: Poet of Humanity
99. Donald Junkins – Mountain Interval
100. Gopi Chand Narag – Ghalib and the Rebellion of 1857
101. Humayun Kabir – Tagore’s Poetry
102. Jawaharlal Nehru – Creative Writing in the Present Crisis
103. Leopold Sedar – Senghor – Negritude
104. M.K. Gandhi – Tribute to Maxim Gorky
105. Nandalal Bose – The Discipline of Art

VOLUME 1 : BOOK 2

SHORT FICTION
1. Manik Bandyopadhyay – Teacher
2. Manoj Das – The Bridge in the Moonlit Night
3. Manoje Basu – The Shaddock
4. Meena S. Kakodkar – The Hills are Abloom
5. Mouni – Mother
6. Mulk Raj Anand – The Breath on the Mirror
7. N. Kunjamohan Singh – The Taste of Hilsa
8. N.P. Muhammad –The Wings of Night
9. O.V. Vijayan – The Rocks
10. P. Padmaraju – Coolies
11. Prabhat Kumar Mukherjee – The Fulfilment of a Vow
12. Premendra Mitra – The Earthquake
13. Pudumaipithan – Cavern of Enlightenment
14. Pundalik Narayan Naik – The Turtle
15. Qurratulain Hyder – The Sermons of Haji Gul Baba Bektashi
16. Raji Narasimhan – Ration Office
17. Rajinder Singh Bedi – Give Me Your Sorrows
18. Ramapada Chaudhuri – In a group
19. Ramkumar – The Sounds
20. S.K. Pottekkatt – The Mail Carrier
21. Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay – The Woman and the Serpent
22. Thi Janakiraman – Concert
23. Upendranath Ashk – The Dark Saahabs
24. Upendranath Jha ‘Vyas’ – Sulky Son-in-law
25. Ved Rahi – When is Didi Coming?
26. Yashpal – Grief

POETRY
27. N. Kumaran Asan
28. N.V. Krishna Warrier
29. Narayan Surve
30. Naresh Guha
31. Navakanta Barua
32. Nilmani Phookan
33. Nirala
34. Niranjan Bhagat
35. Nirendranath Chakrabarty
36. Nirmalprabha Bardoloi
37. Nissim Ezekiel
38. O.N.V. Kurup
39. P. Lal
40. P. Lankesh
41. Pabitro Mukhopadhyay
42. Padma Sachdev
43. Prabhjot Kaur
44. Pratibha Satpathy
45. Premendra Mitra
46. R. Parthasarathy
47. Raghunath Chaudhuri
48. Raghuvir Sahay
49. Rajendra Kishore Panda
50. Rajendra Shah
51. Ramachandra Sharma
52. Ramakanta Rath
53. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
54. Ravji Patel
55. Sadananda Rege
56. Samar Sen
57. Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena
58. Shahryar
59. Shakti Chattopadhyay
60. Shamser Bahadur Singh
61. Shiv K Kumar
62. Shivamangal Singh “Suman”
63. Shrikant Verma
64. Sitakant Mahapatra
65. Sitanshu Yashaschandra
66. Sourindra Barik
67. Subhas Mukhopadhyay
68. Subramania Bharathi
69. Sudhindranath Datta
70. Sugathakumari
71. Sumitranandan Pant
72. Sundara Ramaswamy
73. Sunil Gangopadhyay
74. Surendra Jha “Suman”
75. Surjit Patar
76. Th. Ibopishak Singh
77. Ulloor S. Parameswara Lyer
78. Umashankar Joshi
79. Vaidyanath Mishra “Yatri”
80. Vallathol
81. Vallikannan
82. Vasant Bapat
83. Vasdev “Mohl”
84. Vinda Karandikar
85. Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon
86. Y Ibomcha Singh

NON-FICTION PROSE
87. Per Hallstrom – Tagore and the Nobel Prize
88. R.K. Dasgupta – G.S. Lebedev : The Founder of the Bengali Theatre
89. R.K. Narayan – what Shakespeare Means to Me
90. Rahul Sankrityayan – Tibetan Studies
91. S. Radhakrishna – Adi Granth
92. Suniti Kumar Chatterjee – Adivasi Literature of India
93. Toru Dutt – Letters
94. V. Raghavan – The Aesthetics of Ancient Indian Drama
95. Victoria Ocampo – West Needs East : Tagore on the Banks of the River Plate

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