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Saadat Hasan Manto
Saadat Hasan Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto

by Varis Alvi

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Product ID:3538

Language

English

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

8126008636 - Year: 2000 - Pages: 102

Binding

Paperback

Varis Alvi

Author: Varis Alvi
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2000
Language: English
Pages: 102
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126008636

Description

Translated from Urdu, this short biography of Manto recounts the life and personality of a bold and unmitigated realist of his times.

A generation after Premchand, the story writers that came to the forefront, among them Krishan Chander, Rajinder Singh Bedi, Ismat Chugtai and Saadat Hasan Manto were most outstanding. Manto had a deep insight into human nature and a surprisingly keen understanding of human actions.

Urdu short story rightly feels proud of its enrichment and the pride of place in the field of fiction because of Manto's stories.

THE TRANSLATOR:

Jai Ratan was born in Ludhiana and now lives in Delhi. Apart from writings of his own, he has translated extensively from Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi into English. He has over four dozen translations to his credit. Along with P Lal, he is a founder member of Writers Workshop, Calcutta.

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