Over A Cup Of Coffee

Author: V. N. Kakar
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
ISBN: 812230916X
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Over A Cup Of Coffee from the Author: V. N. Kakar. Over a Cup of Coffee is a short and sensitive collection of about 150 middles composed and compiled by the author, V.N Kakar. The author is a popular writer of middles and musings that have been published in various noted newspapers and magazines throughout India. In this book, he has compiled the many little incidents of his life and presented them in an interesting, humorous and satirical manner.

The Oxford History Of World Cinema

Author: Geoffrey Nowell-Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198742428
Size: 63.90 MB
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The Oxford History Of World Cinema from the Author: Geoffrey Nowell-Smith. Featuring nearly three thousand film stills, production shots, and other illustrations, an authoritative history of the cinema traces the development of the medium, its filmmakers and stars, and the evolution of national cinemas around the world

Encyclopedia Of Indian Cinema

Author: Ashish Rajadhyaksha
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135943184
Size: 34.84 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Indian Cinema from the Author: Ashish Rajadhyaksha. First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Premchand In World Languages

Author: M. Asaduddin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317205723
Size: 32.74 MB
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Premchand In World Languages from the Author: M. Asaduddin. This volume explores the reception of Premchand’s works and his influence in the perception of India among Western cultures, especially Russian, German, French, Spanish and English. The essays in the collection also take a critical look at multiple translations of the same work (and examine how each new translation expands the work’s textuality and annexes new readership for the author) as well as representations of celluloid adaptations of Premchand’s works. An important intervention in the field of translation studies, this book will interest scholars and researchers of comparative literature, cultural studies and film studies.

The Madness Of Waiting

Author: Muhammad Hadi Ruswa
Publisher: Zubaan
ISBN: 9383074434
Size: 47.78 MB
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The Madness Of Waiting from the Author: Muhammad Hadi Ruswa. Published in March of 1899, Muhammad Hadi Ruswa’s famous novel, Umrao Jaan Ada created a sensation when it came out, with its candid account of the life of Umrao Jaan, a semi-fictional, possibly real, Lucknow courtesan. Subsequent translations and films based on the book have further extended its fame. What is less known, however, is that a month after he wrote Umrao Jaan Ada, Ruswa penned a short text, a novella entitled Junun-e-Intezar (‘The Madness of Waiting,’ April 1899) in which Umrao avenges herself on her creator, Ruswa, by narrating the story of his life. Blurring the lines between truth and fiction, narrator and character, this clever narrative strategy gives the courtesan a speaking voice. Although there has been much interest in the original novel, this paratext has been completely forgotten; something this volume attempts to redress through a critical introduction which rethinks Umrao Jaan Ada and the Urdu literary milieu of late-nineteenth century Lucknow. This book contains both the Urdu text and its translation for the bilingual reader. Published by Zubaan.

A Critical Survey Of The Development Of The Urdu Novel And Short Story

Author: Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah
Publisher:
ISBN:
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A Critical Survey Of The Development Of The Urdu Novel And Short Story from the Author: Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah. Written over 60 years, whilst still a very young woman by Shaista Ikamullah, this Thesis on the Development of the Short Story and Urdu Novel is as useful today as it was when it was first written.

Mirza Ghalib

Author:
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
ISBN: 9781932705614
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Mirza Ghalib from the Author: . This book has the unique distinction of presenting, in one compendious volume, the best of Ghalib in poetry and prose. It contains 104 ghazals, seven miscellaneous poems, and a bouquet of sixty-eight selected letters, besides a few striking couplets and qitas. The ghazals and poems are first given in the original form in calligraphic Urdu. This is followed, on the opposite page, by their English translation, couched in a language that is simple, lucid and rhythmical. The ghazals and poems have also been provided with a transliterated version in the Roman script. This should enable the non-Urdu-knowing reader to have a feel and flavour of the Urdu text. In addition, the book contains a critical-cum-biographical introduction which is comprehensive, well-documented, and insightful. It is hoped that the book will receive a welcome response from the lovers of Ghalib, who was an outstanding poet fit to rank with the greatest poets of the world, and a precious part of our cultural heritage.