Upendranath Ashk: A Critical Biography
Bully. Outsider. Iconoclast. Villain. Antagonist. Misfit. This is how the Hindi literary world perceives Upendranath Ashk. In this powerful biography, Daisy Rockwell presents the many faces of the writer and his tumultuous life and times, unfolding in the process, the period, the literary histroy of Hindi and the Hindi-Urdu divide. She also traces the development of Modern Standard Hindi, participants in its evolution and Ashk's role in it.
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