Katha Prize Stories 4

Katha Prize Stories 4

by Geeta Dharmaranjan
     
 
These seventeen stories, winners of the Katha Awards, recreate the fascinating fabric that is India, urban and rural. Woven into them is a range of emotions - from the platonic to the oedipal, the humorous to the poignant, the simple to the intricate. You will find here writers both new and established and writing which ranges from the traditional to the avant-garde.

Overview

These seventeen stories, winners of the Katha Awards, recreate the fascinating fabric that is India, urban and rural. Woven into them is a range of emotions - from the platonic to the oedipal, the humorous to the poignant, the simple to the intricate. You will find here writers both new and established and writing which ranges from the traditional to the avant-garde. Chosen from stories initially selected by discerning editors of respected magazines, journals and publications in twelve regional languages, they have been translated for the first time into English. The sensitive and evocative craftsmanship of the Katha Award-winning translators infuses each story with the flavor of the original.The collection includes two stories written in English and published here for the first time.These stories once again reiterate that the Katha Prize Stories volumes have indeed become ...“... an anxiously awaited yearly event, watched alike by discerning readers in India and abroad as well as by writers, translators and literary journals.”- The Economic Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014408967
Publisher:
Pinnacle Technology
Publication date:
07/10/1994
Series:
Prize Stories , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
486 KB

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