The Illustrated Premchand: Selected Short Stories


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Consisting of twelve fully illustrated short stories, The Oxford India Illustrated Premchand looks at the village and the small town in India - focal points offering Premchand a fascinating stage for the interplay of diverse personalities. Human suffering, crushing poverty, and brutal exploitation by landowners, moneylenders, and others occupying positions of power (A Catastrophe, The Power of a Curse); caste snobbery, and gender discrimination (The Thakur's Well); the proverbial cunning of the peasant (The Road to ...

The Illustrated Premchand: Selected Short Stories 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, New Delhi, India

ISBN-13: 9780195684186

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