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Stories on animals / Premchand ; edited with an introduction by M. Asaduddin ; translated from Hindi and Urdu by M. Asaduddin and others.

By: Premacanda, 1881-1936 [ author.].
Contributor(s): Asaduddin, M. (Mohammad), 1958- [editor,, writer of introduction,, translator.].
[Noida, Uttar Pradesh] : Viking, 2018Description: xvi, 124 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780670091478 (hbk.); 9789353051891 (ebook).Subject(s): Animals -- FictionGenre/Form: Fiction.DDC classification: 891.4335 PRE Summary: MUNSHI PREMCHAND is one of the most important writers of the Hindi-Urdu canon. His prolif ic writing contributed largely to shape the genre of the short story as we know it in India. His range and diversity were limitless as he tackled themes of romance and satire, gender politics and social inequality, with unmatched skill and compassion. Premchand's writing often ref lected his deep interest in the lives of the Indian peasant and this concern frequently extended to their cattle. He also wrote about the lives of pets with great sympathy. Very few writers have depicted such an intimate bond between animals and human beings. This carefully curated collection brings to readers some of his best stories on animals.
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MUNSHI PREMCHAND is one of the most important writers of the Hindi-Urdu canon. His prolif ic writing contributed largely to shape the genre of the short story as we know it in India. His range and diversity were limitless as he tackled themes of romance and satire, gender politics and social inequality, with unmatched skill and compassion. Premchand's writing often ref lected his deep interest in the lives of the Indian peasant and this concern frequently extended to their cattle. He also wrote about the lives of pets with great sympathy. Very few writers have depicted such an intimate bond between animals and human beings. This carefully curated collection brings to readers some of his best stories on animals.

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