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Stories on Caste by Premchand

Stories on Caste by Premchand

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Munshi Premchand is one of the most important writers of the Hindi-Urdu canon in India. His prolific writing contributed largely to shape the genre of short stories as we know it in India. His range and diversity were limitless as he tackled themes of romance and satire, gender politics and social inequality, with unmatched skill and compassion.
Premchand felt a deep affinity with the common man. No writer before him in Urdu or Hindi, and possibly other Indian literatures, had depicted the lives of the underdogs, the untouchables and the marginalised with such depth and empathy. His deepest critique was reserved for caste injustice that condemned certain sections of society to live a life of indignity and humiliation.

Imprint: India Viking

Published: Jul/2018

ISBN: 9780670091447

Length : 168 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Stories on Caste by Premchand

PREMCHAND

Munshi Premchand is one of the most important writers of the Hindi-Urdu canon in India. His prolific writing contributed largely to shape the genre of short stories as we know it in India. His range and diversity were limitless as he tackled themes of romance and satire, gender politics and social inequality, with unmatched skill and compassion.
Premchand felt a deep affinity with the common man. No writer before him in Urdu or Hindi, and possibly other Indian literatures, had depicted the lives of the underdogs, the untouchables and the marginalised with such depth and empathy. His deepest critique was reserved for caste injustice that condemned certain sections of society to live a life of indignity and humiliation.

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PREMCHAND

Literary giant Premchand's stories are the stories of the largest and most widespread section of the Indian society. He has written novels, short stories, plays, commentaries, essays, editorials and memoirs, although he was primarily a fiction writer. He has written 15 novels, more than 300 short stories, 3 plays, 10 translations, 7 children's books and editorials, lectures, prefaces, letters etc that run into thousands of pages. His novels, Godaan and Gaban, and his short stories, Shatranj ke Khilaadi , Kafan, etc. were made into films. Sevasadan, Premaashram, Rangbhumi, Karmabhumi, Nirmala etc. are his other prominent works.

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