LSML 01: Issues in Modern Hindi Literature

LSML 01: Issues in Modern Hindi Literature

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Issues in Modern Hindi Literature
Ghanshyam Sharma (ed.)
“Issues in modern Hindi literature” brings together influential articles written by researchers – both eminent and emerging – who examine and discuss different burning issues in modern Hindi literature such as modernism, the modern literary hero, poetics of the displaced, the role of folk culture, women’s perspective in literature, experimentation with truth in biographies, self-realization of heroines, ecofeminism, representation of Muslims and regional communities in literature, transformations in the old aesthetics, Bollywood music, the Loriki epic, humanistic poetry, experiments with lexicon, portrayal of women, etc. The volume thus encapsulates results of detailed research carried out by some leading Hindi scholars on a wide range of topics, gives a rich and in-depth account of the vitality of current research and usefully provides the reader with a snapshot of current developments in modern Hindi literary criticism which will undoubtedly broaden our understanding of modern Hindi literature.



Purushottam Agrawal

Interrogating child-marriage: A scene from Dadu Janamlila by Jan Gopal


Richard Delacy

The Literary Novel in Hindi in the Age of Economic Liberalization: From Progressive Prose

to the Consuming Subject of Capital


Anna Chelnokova

Looking for a New Identity: The Hindi Literary Hero in the Twenty-First Century


Matthew Reeck

Exiles at Home: The Poetics of the Displaced in Uday Prakash’s “Exiled from Poetry and

Country” [‘kavitā aur deś se darbadar’]


Annie Montaut

The oral dimension of folk culture in Hindi literature: two examples


Imre Bangha

Women’s angle of life and stories: The short stories of Chandra Kiran Sonrexa


Monika Browarczyk

Their Stories of Experiments with Truth: Contemporary Hindi Autobiographies by Women


Guzel Strelkova

Self-realization of a Heroine in novels by Hindi women writers


Nachiket Joshi

Ecofeminism, Land and Nationalism: The New Language of Dissent in the Poetry of Jacinta Kerketta


Christine Everaert

Muslims Seen Through the Literature of Rāhī Māsūm Razā


Veronica Ghirardi

Hariyā Hercules kī Hairānī: Reading the Novel Through the Lens of the Kumaoni



Teresa Miążek

Transformations of old-Indian aesthetics towards demands of modern public as depicted in

selected works by Ajñeya


Julia Szivak

Linguistic analysis of Bollywood film song lyrics – A survey of Javed Akhtar’s film lyrics


Peter Friedlander

Candrakāntā and the epic of Lorikī


Ghanshyam Sharma

Kunwar Narain’s humanistic poetry


Péter Sagi

Vocabulary of Mridula Garg


Ram Prasad Bhatt

Portrayal of Women in Shailesh Matiyani’s Short Stories



ISBN 9783862889396 (Hardcover). LINCOM Studies in Modern Literature 01. 428 pp. 2019.
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