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Author Jalal, Ayesha
Title The pity of partition : Manto's life, times, and work across the India-Pakistan divide / Ayesha Jalal
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2013
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  891.43936 J26    AVAILABLE    30550100549326
Descript xv, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Lawrence Stone lectures
Lawrence Stone lectures
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index
Prelude: Manto and Partition -- I. Stories -- "Knives, Daggers, and Bullets Cannot Destroy Religion" -- Amritsar Dreams of Revolution -- Bombay : Challenges and Opportunities -- II. Memories -- Remembering Partition -- From Cinema City to Conquering Air Waves -- Living and Walking Bombay -- III. Histories -- Partition : Neither End nor Beginning -- On the Postcolonial Moment -- Pakistan and Uncle Sam's Cold War -- Epilogue: "A Nail's Debt" : Manto Lives On..
Subject Manṭo, Saʻādat Ḥasan, 1912-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation
Manṭo, Saʻādat Ḥasan, 1912-1955 -- Political and social views
Manṭo, Saʻādat Ḥasan, 1912-1955 -- Correspondence
India -- History -- Partition, 1947
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949
South Asia -- History -- 20th century
South Asia -- In literature
Authors, Urdu -- 20th century -- Biography
Short stories, Urdu -- History and criticism
Narration (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects -- South Asia -- History -- 20th century
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