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Husain, Intizar

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ISBN 10: 8172231768 / ISBN 13: 9788172231767
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Title: Basti

Publisher: South Asia Books


Book Condition:Very Good

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Basti is one of the finest works by one of the finest writers of Urdu literature. Regarded as a classic, Basti is a touching account of the human denouement that followed Partition, the division of the country - an event which has been the most important episode in the history of the Indian subcontinent. It is the guiding experience of Intizar Husain's creativity and a recurrent theme in his writings.

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Intizar Husain was born in Dibai near Bulandshahar in Uttar Pradesh, he went to school in Hapur, and later to a college in Meerut. Frances W. Pritchett is Associate Professor of Modern Indian Languages at Columiba University, where she teaches Urdu and Hindi. In addition to translating, she has studied traditional prose genres.

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