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Hans, a popular Hindi literary magazine, gets an English edition

The first edition of the English Hans, priced at Rs 100, has 13 stories culled from the first year of its relaunch in 1986 till 1991. The next edition will take on the best work from the next five years, and so on.

Hindi Made Easy

Popular Hindi literature is on the resurgence — at bookshops and at lit fests. Why, then, has it been unable to shrug off the charge that this is a reign of mediocrity?


Playing out their lives

Through contrasting treatments, two bioplays present the lives and works of theatre doyen Satyadev Dubey and noted Hindi writer Harishankar Parsai, at NCPA’s Centrestage festival

Rediscovering the original Premchand,lost in translation

It gives a whole new dimension to the expression “lost in translation”. Scholars say that Premchand,doyen of Hindi literature,wrote most of his stories in Urdu and that a lot has changed in the translations that readers read now

Aadhe Adhure…fails to do justice to Mohan Rakesh

On Saturday evening the city was introduced to a Hindi literature classic but Lillette Dubey’s Adhey Adhure a play written by well known author Mohan Rakesh failed to live up to the standard this masterpiece enjoys.