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Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories von Alter, Stephen (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 11.10.2001
  • Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
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Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories

Twenty classic short stories from master writers across the country This superb collection contains some of the best Indian short stories written in the last fifty years, both in English and in the regional languages. Some of these stories We Have Arrived in Amritsar by Bhisham Sahni, Companions by Raja Rao, The Sky and the Cat by U.R. Anantha Murthy, A Devoted Son by Anita Desai have been widely anthologized and are well known. Others, like Premendra Mitra s The Discovery of Telenapota , Gangadhar Gadgil s The Dog that Ran in Circles , Mowni s A Loss of Identity , O.V. Vijayan s The Wart and Devanuru Mahadeva s Amasa , are less familiar to readers but are nevertheless classics of the art of the short story. This new and revised edition includes three additional classics: R.K. Narayan s Another Community , Avinash Dolas s The Victim and Ismat Chughtai s The Wedding Shroud . The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories is a marvellous and entertaining introduction to the rich diversity of pleasures that the Indian short story a form that has produced masters in over a dozen languages can offer.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 11.10.2001
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9789351183334
    Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
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