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Famous Indian Stories

M.G. Narasimha Murthy

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ISBN 10: 8125034285 / ISBN 13: 9788125034285
Published by Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, India, 2009
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This anthology introduces to the reader some of the best short stories written by famous Indian authors of recent times. It brings together an impressive span of Indian writing in English from the turn of the 19th century to the late 20th century. These stories are representative of the fine art of story writing and the different techniques adopted by writers considered to be the great Indian masters. Famous Short Stories by Indian Writers explores themes that are crucial for the context and study of Indian Writing in English. Stories like Tagore’s ‘Kabuliwallah? Premchand’s ‘The Voice of God?and Masti Venkatesha Iyengar’s ‘The Curds Seller?locate the individual’s identity in the family and community. Other stories in the collection, Mulk Raj Anand’s ‘The Gold Watch? Khushwant Singh’s ‘Mark Of Vishnu?and Manohar Malgonkar’s ‘Upper Division Love?also provide insights into relationships formed between different social groups, British and Indian, employer and employee, the privileged and the underprivileged. Printed Pages: 120. Size: 14 x 22 Cm. Bookseller Inventory # 031477

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Title: Famous Indian Stories

Publisher: Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, India

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Edition: First Edition.

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This anthology introduces to the reader some of the best short stories written by famous indian authors of recent times  it brings together an impressive span of indian writing in english from the turn of the 19th century to the late 20th century these stories are representative of the fine art of story writing and the different techniques adopted by writers considered to be the great indian masters famous short stories by indian writers explores themes that are crucial for the context and study of indian writing in english stories like tagore's 'kabuliwallah', premchand's 'the voice of god' and masti venkatesha iyengar's 'the curds seller' locate the individual's identity in the family and community other stories in the collection, mulk raj anand's 'the gold watch', khushwant singh's 'mark of vishnu' and manohar malgonkar's 'upper division love' also provide insights into relationships formed between different social groups, british and indian, employer and employee, the privileged and the underprivileged

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