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Courtesans' quarter : a translation of Bazaar-e-Husn

Author: Premacanda; Amina Azfar
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Classics from South Asia and the Near East.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Courtesans' Quarter' is a translation of the Urdu classic Bazaar-e-Husn, first published in 1917 by one of the finest Hindi novelists, Munshi Premchand. It tells the story of a beautiful and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Premacanda, 1881-1936.
Courtesans' quarter.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607163481
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Premacanda; Amina Azfar
ISBN: 0195977106 9780195977103
OCLC Number: 54456348
Description: xx, 260 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; CHRONOLOGY OF MUNSHI PREMCHAND; PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS; PART ONE; PART TWO; EXPLANATORY NOTES AND GLOSSARY
Series Title: Classics from South Asia and the Near East.
Other Titles: Bāzār-i ḥusan.
Responsibility: Munshi Premchand ; translated with notes by Amina Azfar ; foreword by Ralph Russell ; introduction by M. H. Askari.

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... a wonderful and incisive novel by a master storyteller ... it says much about social inequity and issues of gender, which are still prevalent in South Asia today. The English translation by Read more...

 
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