Author: Sant Singh SekhonHarbhajan Singh/Several ContributorsTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Manjit Inder SinghPublisher: Sahitya AkademiYear: 2011Language: EnglishPages: 260ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126030477
The Present volume comprising English translations of some canonical Punjabi Short Stories, and others quite contemporary in character, is truly an exercise in academic creative adventure, carried out by select academics and scholars in a translation workshop. The translated versions convey the intimate spirit of Punjabi dialect, syntax, folk idiom and cultural richness in English language to its best possible equivalents. The volume is sure to make the Indian and international readership have the feel of Punjabi creative richness while enjoying its transference into English suited for such an act.
ContentsPreface1. Kulwant Singh Virk – The Wild Grass2. Santokh Singh Dhir – For a Lone Passenger3. Sukhwant Kaur Mann – The Serpent and the City 4. Harbhajan Singh – The Bull without Horns5. Jaswinder Singh – Come, Let’s GO! 6. Gurbachan Bhullar – Bowl of Fire (Agni Kalash)7. Sukhjeet – Snow8. Jarnail Singh – Towers9. Sant Singh Sekhon – Pemi’s Children10. Jinder – Murder11. Talwinder Singh – The Women Within12. Sanwal Dhami – The Bridge13. Ajmer Sidhu – Iqbal Hussain Isn’t Dead14. Jasweer Singh Rana – The Arm with Bridal Bangles15. Kirpal Kazak – Missing16. Veena Verma – A Purchased Woman17. Balwinder Singh Grewal – Battlefield18. Kartar Singh Duggal – Miracle