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About the Book: Hindi Ki Classic Kahaniyan Dharohar-Pehla Khand A series of six volumes of the most significant short stories from as early as 1900 till now The history of the Hindi short story is over 112 years old now.Veteran critic and writer DrMoreAbout the Book: Hindi Ki Classic Kahaniyan Dharohar-Pehla Khand A series of six volumes of the most significant short stories from as early as 1900 till now The history of the Hindi short story is over 112 years old now.Veteran critic and writer Dr Pushppal Singh has made a selection ofstories representative of the historical context Tthat informed thethemes and styles of the noteworthy writers of the time. The seriesis divided into six volumes, with stories starting as early as1900. An entire volume is dedicated to the star women writers-suchas Mrinal Pande, Indu Bali, Kavita, Pratyaksha, Maitrayi Pushpa andSudha Arora-of the last fifty years. So while you begin withstalwarts like Madhav Rao Sapre, Nizam Shah and Acharya RamchandraShukla in the first volume, you go on to Jayshankar Prasad andPremchand, Yashpal, Bhagwaticharan Verma, Nirala, Amritlal Nagar,Agyeya and Ashk in the second. The third volume presents you withthe Nayi Kahani writers like Kamleshwar, Renu, Nirmal Verma,Krishna Sobti, Bharati, Rajendra Yadav, even Doodhnath Singh. Thefourth volume brings us to the samkaleen Kahani with stories byGiriraj Kishore, Uday Prakash, Kashinath Singh, Govind Mishra,Gyanranjan and Hridayesh. The last volume acknowledges youngtalents such as Ajay Navaria, Kunal Singh, Prabhat Ranjan andTejendra Sharma. This is a very important series of anthologies foranyone who wants to say hes read all Hindi short-story writersworth their salt. About the Author: Pushpapal Singh Dr Pushppal Singh is a renowned Hindi critic, and has beenresearching the Hindi short story and its trends for the lastthirty-five years. He has published many books on Hindi literarycriticism. The important ones are Samkaleen Kahani: NayaParipekshya, Samkaleen Kahani: Rachna Mudra, Samkaleen HindiKahani: Soch Aur Samajh, Bhoomandlikaran Aur Hindi Upanyas. Hiscollection of Hindi short stories is called Taarekh Ka Intezar fromwhich some of the stories have been translated into many Indianlanguages.