Sevasadan (Book, 2005) []
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Author: Premacanda
Publisher: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"One of Premchand's most successful Hindi novels, Sevasadan is a bold statement on the political and religious debates about marriage, sexuality, and prostitution, at a time when Indian women were being held up as standard-bearers of a nation in chains." "Premchand depicts the hypocrisy of the so-called 'pillars of society', who can sacrifice their orthodox principles behind closed doors, yet do not shirk from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Premacanda, 1881-1936.
New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Premacanda
ISBN: 0195668995 9780195668995
OCLC Number: 58828651
Language Note: Translated from the Hindi.
Notes: Translated from the Hindi.
Description: xxxvi, 275 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Munshi Premchand ; translated by Snehal Shingavi ; with an introduction by Vasudha Dalmia.
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Presents a translation of Munshi Premchand's first Hindi novel (1916), centred around political and religious debates about sexuality, prostitution, and poverty. "Sevasadan" became the benchmark for  Read more...


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