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The Penguin Book Of Classic Urdu Stories
The Penguin Book Of Classic Urdu Stories
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Author : M. Asaduddin
Publisher : Penguin Books
ISBN# : 0-67-099936-9
Pages : 287
Price :INR 395
Offer Price:INR 352
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Book Description
Though barely a hundred years old, the Urdu short story, or ‘afsana’, has established itself at the forefront of Urdu literature. Emerging as a discrete narrative genre with Munshi Premchand, it gained momentum with the progressive Writers; Movement the 1030s. The partition of the subcontinent in 1947 introduced new dynamics into the genre as writers grapped with emerging trends of modernism and symbolism as well as with a depleted readership a new literary tradition commensurate with a new nationalhood in Pakistan.
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