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Selected Punjabi Short Stories
Selected Punjabi Short Stories

Selected Punjabi Short Stories

by A Selection

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Product ID:12736

Language

English

Publisher

Fusion Books

ISBN

8128804782 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 136

Binding

Paperback

A Selection
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Author: A Selection
Editor(s): Rajendra Awasthy
Publisher: Fusion Books
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 136
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8128804782

Description

In a vast country like India, where great regional differences in culture and behaviour obtain, and the various languages retain their exclusive origins and identities, it is not possible to maintain a complete and continuous communication between different parts of the country on a national scale. There cannot be a truly meaningful awareness of the country's total literary activity and output without such intercommunication through the medium of translation. Translations of some of the better known works of Indian literary giants like Tagore, Premchand and others have been successfully undertaken and their writings have been read and enjoyed in all parts of India. There has, however, been no systematic endeavour to take up the important works of each region and present them in a widely understood language.

Fusion books has planned the publication of a series of anthologies of English translations of modern short stories written in the different Indian languages, with the aim of bringing the people of India closer and making Indian literature available in other parts of the word. The task of selecting, editing and translating the stories has been entrusted to competent writers and critics and the series, when complete, will present a full picture of the contemporary short story in India.

Contents

Introduction

The Guard of Many Loves

Tara Sihun

Dasaundha Singh

Love Play

A Room 10 X 8

The Unfortunate One

The Old woman

Moti
A Martyr's Body Never Tells a Lie

The Common Wall

Blades of Grass

The Way Home

The Shirt

The Coconut

A Season to Die

Fraud

Metamorphosis

Notes on the Authors

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