Author:Shobna Nijhawan


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Hindi Publishing in Colonial Lucknow: Gender, Genre, and Visuality in the Creation of a Literary ‘Canon’

By: Shobna Nijhawan

Price: $33.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 900641

ISBN: 0199488398

Investigating the emergence of Hindi publishing in colonial Lucknow, long a stronghold of Urdu and Persian literary culture, Shobna Nijhawan offers a detailed study of literary activities emerging out of the publishing house Ga?ga Pustak Mala in the first half of the twentieth century. Closely associated with it was the Hindi monthly Sudha, a literary, socio-political, and illustrated periodical. In charting the literary networks established by Dularelal Bhargava, the proprietor of Ga?ga Pustak Mala and chief editor of Sudha, this volume sheds light on his role in the development of Hindi lang... View more info