Munshi premchand novels in english

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munshi premchand novels in english

The Great Stories of Munshi Premchand by Munshi Premchand

This book has the following stories translated into English

Rani Sarandha (Queen Saerandha) --
Bade Ghar Ki Beti (Daughter of a Cultured Family) --
Raja Jardaul (King Hardaul) --
Garib ki hai (Curse of the Poor) --
Pareeksha-1 (The Test-1) --
Namak ka daroga (The Salt Inspector) --
Khoon safed (White Blood) --
Saut-1 (Co-wife-1) --
Do bhai (Two Brothers) --
Ghamand ka putla (The Embodiment of Pride) --
Maryada ki vedi (Altar of Honour) --
Atmaram (Atmaram) --
Shankhnad (War Trumpet) --
Brahma ka swang (Mocking at Brahma) --
Shanti-1 (Peace-1) --
Pareeksha-2 (The Test-2) --
Guptdhan (Hidden Treasure) --
Nairashya leela ((The Play of Despair) --
Satyagraha (Civil Disobedience) --
Vair ka ant (End of Enmity) --
Shatranj ke khilari (Chess Players) --
Sava ser Gehun (11/4 ser Wheat) --
Kajaki (Kajaki) --
Ramleela (Ramlila) --
Sati-1 (Sati-1) --
Actress (Actress) --
Sujan Bhagat (Sujan Bhagat) --
Fatiha (Fatiha) --
Ghar janwai (The Resident Son-in-law) --
Poos ki raat (Night of Poush) --
Maikoo (Maiku) --
Saut-2 (The co-wife-2) --
Sadgati (Deliverance) --
Do bailon ki katha (Story of two Bullocks) --
Holi ka uphaar (Gift of Holi) --
Sati-2 (Sati-2) --
Beton wali vidhwa (Widow with Sons) --
Kayar (Coward) --
Rangeele babu (A Flirtatious Gentleman) --
Quaidi (The Prisoner) --
Shanti-2 (Peace-2) --
Bade bhai saheb (Elder Brother) --
Do Behnen (Two Sisters) --
Cricket match (Cricket Match)
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Sadgati (1981)

Munshi Premchand

Jump to navigation. He is famous for his modern Hindustani literature and is one of the most celebrated writers of the early 20th century. Premchand's works are representative of the socio-economic conditions that prevailed during the nationalist movement. He used his ability of smart articulation to talk about issues like prostitution, feudal system and widow remarriage. Godaan brings out the class struggle prevalent during his time and the meager conditions of the poor villages during the British era. The novel was adapted for film and television as well. Pratigya It is said that Premchand found his way to a balanced and realistic level and the capability to hold his readers with Pratigya, a novel which deals with the issue of widow remarriage.

He ranks as one of the tallest icons in the field of modern Hindi and Urdu literature. In , the District Magistrate in Jamirpur reprimanded him for his collection of short stories Soz-e-Watan, which was termed as seditious. He wrote in Urdu too under the name of Nawabrai. For a brief period, he worked as a scriptwriter for Mumbai film industry. On the personal front, he married twice. He used to write in the language of the common people and is credited with introducing issues like communalism, corruption, poverty and colonialism into Hindi and Urdu literature.

The melodramatic novel is centered on Nirmala, a young girl who was forced to marry a widower of her father's age. A poignant novel first published in , Nirmala's reformist agenda is transparent in its theme which deals with the question of dowry , and consequently mismatched marriages and related issues. The story uses fiction to highlight an era of much needed social reform in s Indian society. Nirmala is somewhat like Godaan published in in that it deals with the exploitation of the village poor, and was translated by multiple scholarly translators. Udayabhanu Lal, a lawyer by profession, arranged to marry off his years-old daughter Nirmala to Bhuvanmohan Sinha, son of Bhalchadra Sinha. Lal was later murdered by his rival Mathayi, who was once tried in court by Lal and sentenced to jail.

Biography of Munshi Premchand

Premchand's parents died young - his mother when he was seven and his father while he was fourteen and still a student. Premchand was left responsible for his stepmother and step-siblings. Early in life, Premchand faced immense poverty. He earned five rupees a month tutoring a lawyer's child. He was married at the early age of fifteen but that marriage failed, later he married again, to Shivrani Devi, a balavidhava child widow , and had several children. She supported him through life struggles. Premchand passed his matriculation exam with great effort in , and in he took up school-teaching job, with a monthly salary of eighteen rupees.

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  1. Gill B. says:

    Munshi Premchand Biography, Short Stories, Novels, Books and Photo of He took admission at a missionary school where he learnt English and read the.

  2. Katie R. says:

    Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava (31 July – 8 October ), better known by his pen name Munshi Premchand was born on 31 July in Lamhi, a village located near Varanasi (Benares) and was named Dhanpat Rai ("master of wealth "). He learnt English at a missionary school, and studied several works of fiction .

  3. Creissant V. says:

    Munshi Premchand - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  4. Procopio G. says:

    Premchand - Wikipedia

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