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Sweet Water & Other Country Stories
Sweet Water & Other Country Stories

Sweet Water & Other Country Stories

by Vyankatesh Madgulkar

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Sahitya Akademi


9788126033355 - Year: 2013 - Pages: 160



Vyankatesh Madgulkar
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Author: Vyankatesh Madgulkar
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Sudhakar Marathe
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2013
Language: English
Pages: 160
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126033355


Sweet Water & Other Country Stories contains eighteen of the best short stories of Vyankatesh Madgulkar, noted Marathi writer. The stories in this collection record extensive history and individual feeling of the characters vividly without ostentation, sentimentality or elaboration.

Madgulkar’s keen observation of country people and country phenomena, his admirable restraint in interpretation, directness of style and aptly concise, minimally ‘country’ language reveal why he was one among the four makers of the Marathi short story.

About the Translator

Sudhakar Marathe, taught English Literature for nearly four decades. A passionate reader of Madgulkar’s short stories, he has managed extremely competently to capture and complement Madgulkar. His translations from Marathi into English and vice versa include poem of Bal Seetaram Mardhekar, Bhalchandra Nemade’s classic novel Kosla, R.R. Borade’s country novel Pachola and G.M. Pawar’s Life of Maharishi Shinde.



Translator’s Note

1. Story
2. Water
3. School
4. Stranger
5. Allegation
6. The Bout
7. But It Didn’t Happen
8. Drought
9. Hasta Rain
10. The Monitor
11. Dharma Ramoshi
12. Nandiwala
13. Nama Master
14. Zhelya
15. My Virtuous Beast
16. Rama, Mile Coolie
17. Deva Satva Mahar
18. Sweet Water

A few Notes

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