The Short Stories

12 Ambai: Squirrel

12.3 Appendix II: Suggested Further Reading

Appendix II: Suggested Further Reading

           GENERAL READING

Das, Sisir Kumar, A History of Indian Literature 1800-1910, Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1991 and A History of Indian Literature 1911-1956, Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1995.

George, K.M., ed. Modern Indian Literature: An Anthology, vol. 1, Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1992.

Naik, M.K., A History of Indian English Literature, Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1982.

Reid, Ian, The Critical Idiom: The Short Story, London and New York: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1977.

Stone, Wilfred, Nancy Huddleston Packer and Robert Hoopes (eds), The Short Story: An Introduction, New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd.,1983.

Tharu, Susie & K. Lalita ed., Women Writing in India: 600 BC to the Present, vol. 2, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1993, Introduction and pp. 126-9.

           PREMCHAND

Bajpeyi, Nanda Dulare, Premchand: Sahityik Vivechan [Premchand: A Literary Discussion], Jalandhar: Hindi Bhavan, 1956.

Gopal, Madan, Kalam Ka Mazdoor.[Labourer with the Pen], Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, 1965.

Gupta, P. C., Literature and Society, Delhi: New Delhi Publishing House, 1983.

Gupta, Prakash Chandra, Premchand, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1968.

Gurtu, Shachirani ed., Premchand Aur Gorky [Premchand and Gorky], New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, 1955.

Madan, Inder Nath ed., Premchand: Ek Adhyayan: Jiwan, Chintan Aur Kala [Premchand, A Study: His Life, Thought and Art], Banaras: Saraswati Press, n.d.

Madhuresh, Hindi Kahani: Asmita Ki Talash, Panchkula: Adhar Prakashan, 1997.

Markandey and Mishra, S.P., Premchand Ki Kahaniyon Ka Mahatva [The Importance of Premchand’s Stories], Allahabad: Sumit Prakashan, 1998.

Pandey, Geetanjali, Between Two Worlds: An Intellectual Biography of Premchand, New Delhi: Manohar, 1989.

Premchand, Shivrani Devi, Premchand Ghar Mein [Premchand: In the Home], Delhi: Atma Ram & Sons, 1956.

Rai, Amrit, Premchand: A Life, translated from Hindi by Harish Trivedi, New Delhi: People’s Publishing House, 1982, rpt. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Rai, Amrit, Premchand, New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1978.

Rai, Amrit, Premchand: Kalam Ka Sipahi [Premchand: The Soldier with the Pen], Allahabad: Hans Prakashan, 1962.

Rubin, David (tr.). The World of Premchand, Allen & Unwin, 1969.

Sen, Mrinal, ‘Premchand’s World in Focus,’ The Statesman Literary Supplement, 18 November 1978.

Sharma, Ram Vilas, Premchand Aur Unka Yug [Premchand and His Age], New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, 1993.

Sharma. Govind Narain, Premchand: Novelist and Thinker, Delhi: Pragati Publications, 1999.

Swan, Robert O, Munshi Premchand of Lamhi Village, Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1969.

Thukral, K.B., Mind and Ideology of Munshi Premchand, Delhi: Vitosha Prakashan, 1995.

           R K NARAYAN

Dwivedi, A. N. ed., Studies in the Contemporary Indian English Short Story, New World Literature Series, 38, Delhi: B. R. Publishing Corporation, 1990.

Iyengar, K. R. Srinivasa, Indian Writing in English, 4th edn., New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 1984.

Macaulay, Thomas B., ‘Minute on Indian Education’ (1835), in Speeches of Lord Macaulay with His Minute on Indian Education, selected with an introduction and notes by G. M. Young, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1935.

Mukherjee, Meenakshi, The Twice-Born Fiction, New Delhi: Heinemann, 1971.

Naik, M. K., A History of Indian English Literature, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1982.

Naik, M. K., The Ironic Vision: A Study of the Fiction of R. K. Narayan, New Delhi, 1981.

Narayan, R. K., A Horse and Two Goats, New York: Viking, 1970.

Narayan, R. K., My Days, New York: Viking, 1974.

Rao, Raja, ‘Foreword’, Kanthapura, New Delhi: Oxford University Press. 1989.

Venugopal, C. V., The Indian Short Story in English: A Survey, Bareilly: Prakash Book Depot, 1976.

Walsh, William, R. K. Narayan: A Critical Appreciation, New Delhi: Allied, 1983.

           V M Basheer

Basheer, Vaikom Mohammad, ‘Me grandad ‘ad an elephant!’: Three stories of Muslim Life in South India, trans. R.E. Asher et, al., Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Press, 1980, New Delhi: Penguin India, 1992.

Kumar, Uday, ‘Basheer’s Humble Historian’ in Sharmishtha Panja ed. Many Indias Many Literatures: New Critical Essays, New Delhi, Worldview Publications, 1999.

Ravindran Vanajam ed., Vaikom Mohammad Basheer: Short Stories, New Delhi: Katha, Rupa, 1996.

           SAADAT HASAN MANTO

Alvi, Waris, Saadat Hasan Manto, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1995 [A monograph on Manto in Urdu].

Bhalla, Alok ed., The Life and Works of Saadat Hasan Manto, Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 1997.

Flemming, Leslie A., Another Lonely Voice: The Life and Works of Saadat Hasan Manto, Lahore: Vangurd, 1985.

Hasan, Mushirul, India Partitioned: The Other Face of Freedom, 2 vols, New Delhi: Roli Books, 1985.

Kumar, Sukrita Paul, ‘Literary Modernism and Some Partition stories’, The New Story, Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study in association with Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 1990.

Mahajan, Sucheta, ‘Freedom and Partition’, Bipin Chandra et al., India’s Struggle for Independence, New Delhi: Viking / Penguin, 1987.

Manto, Saadat Hasan, Dastavez [A Literary Document], ed. Balraj Manra and Sharad Datt, 5 vols, New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, 1993 [A collection of Manto’s stories, letters and essays in the Devanagari Script].

Manto, Saadat Hasan, Partition: Sketches and Stories, translated and edited, Khalid Hasan, New Delhi: Viking, 1991.

Sharma, K.K. & Johri, B.K., The Partition in Indian-English Novels, Ghaziabad: Vimal Prakashan, 1984.

Wadhavan, Jagdish Chander, Manto Naama: The Life of Saadat Hasan Manto, trans. Jai Ratan, New Delhi: Roli Books, 1998.

           ISMAT CHUGTAI

Asaduddin, M., Ismat Chughtai: Makers of Indian Literature, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1999.

Chughtai, Ismat, Kaaghazi Hai Pairahan [The Apparel is Paper-Thin], Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, 1988 [Chughtai’s Autobiography].

Chughtai, Ismat, The Quilt and Other Stories, trans. Tahira Naqvi and Syeda S. Hameed, Delhi: Kali for Women, 1990.

Chughtai, Ismat. My Friend My Enemy: Essays, Reminiscences, Portraits, trans. Tahira Naqvi, New Delhi: Kali for Women, 2001.

Kumar, Sukrita Paul and Sadiq ed., Ismat: The Life and Times of Ismat Chughtai, New Delhi: Katha, 1999.

Panja, Shormishtha ed., Many Indias, Many Literatures: New Critical Essays, New Delhi: Worldview Publications, 1999.

Tharu, Susie & K. Lalita ed., Women Writing in India: 600 BC to the Present, vol. 2, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1993, Introduction and pp. 126-9.

Wadhawan, Jagdish Chandra, Ismat Chughtai: Shaksiyat Aur Fan [Ismat Chughtai: Her Personality and Art], Delhi: Jagdish Chandra Wadhawan, 1996

           AMBAI

Holmstrom, Lakshmi, ‘Introduction’, A Purple Sea, New Delhi: AEWP, 1992

Krishnankutty, Gita, Ambai (Katha Perspective), New Delhi: Katha, 1999.

Lakshmi, C. S., ‘Dealing with Silence, Space and Everyday Life’, in Gita Krishnankutty, Ambai (Katha Perspective), New Delhi: Katha, 1999.

Lakshmi, C. S., ‘Tradition and Modernity of Tamil Women Writers’, Social Scientist (April 1976), pp. 1-38

Lakshmi, C.S., The Face Behind the Mask: Women in Tamil Literature, New Delhi: Vikas, 1984

Mangalam, B. trans. ‘On Wings Unbroken: An Encounter with Ambai’ in Shormishtha Panja, ed., Many Indias, Many Literatures: New Critical Essays, New Delhi: Worldview Publications, 1999

Panja, Shormishtha ed., Many Indias, Many Literatures: New Critical Essays, New Delhi: Worldview Publications, 1999

Samanvitha, Pioneer Women Writers of South India, Bangalore: Department of Women’s Studies, NMKRV College for Women, 1993.

Swaminathan, Venkat, ‘The Written Wrath of the Dispossessed’ in Shormishtha Panja ed., Many Indias, Many Literatures: New Critical Essays, New Delhi: Worldview Publications, 1999

Tharu, Susie and K. Lalita eds., Women Writing in India vol. 2, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1995.