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The world of Premchand : selected short stories

Author: Premacanda; David Rubin
Publisher: Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Premchand's novels and short stories dealing with the quotidian lives of everyday heroes have attained the status of classics. This selection of translations have been chosen to reveal the wide range  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Premacanda; Premacanda
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Premacanda; David Rubin
ISBN: 0195657721 9780195657722
OCLC Number: 225934886
Description: 266 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. THE VILLAGE: THE ROAD TO SALVATION, A FEAST FOR THE HOLY MAN, THE POWER OF A CURSE, A CATASTROPHE, JANUARY NIGHT, NEYUR, THE STORY OF TWO BULLOCKS, RAMLILA, THE THAKUR'S WELL, A DESPERATE CASE ; 2. THE TOWN: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DEBT-COLLECTOR, A CAR-SPLASHING, FROM BOTH SIDES, A MORAL VICTORY, MAN'S HIGHEST DUTY, A LESSON IN THE HOLY LIFE, A LITTLE TRICK, PENALTY, THE WRITER, A COWARD ; 3. THE WORLD: A SERVANT OF THE NATION, THE CHESS PLAYERS, THE ROAD TO HELL, MISS PADMA, MY BIG BROTHER, INTOXICATION, THE PRICE OF MILK, THE SHROUD, DELIVERANCE, TWO AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES; NOTES TO THE STORIES
Responsibility: Premchand ; translated by David Rubin.

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