The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever ToldA Book of Profiles
- 372 pages
- The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever ToldA Book of Profiles
- Muhammad Umar Memon
- 19 November 2016 Muhammad Umar Memon
[Ebook] ➠ The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever ToldA Book of Profiles Author Muhammad Umar Memon – Thomashillier.co.uk Selected and translated by writer editor and translator par excellence Muhammad Umar Memon the twenty five stories in this book represent the finest short fiction in Urdu literature In his Introductio Selected and translated by writer editor and translator Urdu Stories PDF Å par excellence Muhammad Umar Memon the twenty five stories in this book represent the finest short fiction in Urdu literature In his Introduction Memon traces the evolution of the Urdu short story from its origins in the work of writers like Munshi Premchand the first professional short story writer in Urdu through the emergence of the Progressives in the late s whose writings were unabashedly political and underpinned their Marxist ideologies to the post Independence Modernist era and today s generation of The Greatest PDF/EPUB ² avant garde experimental writers of Urdu fiction Every story in the anthology illustrates one or the other facet of the form in the Urdu literary tradition But even than for their formal techniue and inventiveness these stories have been included because of their power and impact on the reader Death and poverty face off in Premchand's masterpiece The Shroud In Khalida Asghar's The Wagon a mysterious redness begins to cloak the sunset in a village by the Ravi Behind closed doors and cracks in the windows lies desire but also a sense of ueer foreboding in Naiyer Masud's Obscure Domains of Fear and Desire The tragedy and horror of Partition are brought to life by Saadat Hasan Manto's lunatic in Toba Tek Singh and the eponymous heroine of Rajinder Singh Bedi's Laajwanti Despairing violent passionate humorous ironic and profound the fiction in The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told will imprint itself indelibly on your mind M U Memon is a translator without parallel and this book which brings together the best of short fiction in the literary Urdu tradition is sure to Greatest Urdu Stories Ever ToldA MOBI :↠ be classic This collection spans the entire spectrum of the Urdu literary tradition from Premchand who is considered the first Urdu short story writer to contemporary writers like S M Ashraf and Tassadu Sohail In The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told you will find much loved gems like Premchand's Kafan Rajinder Singh Bedi's Laajwanti Saadat Hasan Manto's Toba Tek Singh as well as new classics like Sajid Rashid's Fable of a Severed Head and Anwer Khan's The Pose This book is part of a continuing series that gave us the highly popular The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told.