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Literature and the human drama of the 1947 partition

Ian Talbot
South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies

A study of the Indian partition as seen through selected works of literature and history

Vaishali Naik
Savitribai Phule Pune University

The issue of the Partition of the Indian subcontinent which was selected for study was, is and will always be an issue of national importance. The Indian Partition is not to be seen only as an important and crucial moment in history. It is coupled with the birth of a nation and is also a permanent marker of ‘self’ and ‘other’ on a gigantic material and national scale The Indian Partition has raised many issues and questions about citizenship, national identity and the making of national and sub national mentalities.

Trauma of Partition Reflected In the Select Indian English Novels A Comparative Study

Gangadhar Potanna Aaklod
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University

The Partition of India in 1947 was an unpleasant past that no one wants to remember. The incident was unprecedented for the world for it was the first time when any country was divided on the basis of religion. The second big reason was mass migration. Partition also resulted in unprecedented violence, murders, rapes and much more. Unfortunately the partition served to increase the hostilities between India and Pakistan instead of bringing peace.

Engendering Partition Violence

Gurpreet Kaur
Guru Nanak Dev University

Filming the line: a comparative study of selected partition narratives and their filmic renditions

Deepti Laroia,
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Re interpreting partition from feminist perspective in selected partition novels

Priyanka Gupta,
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

The theme of partition since 1980

Soumendu Mishra
Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University

Delineating the Nation Contesting National Spaces through Fictional Representation

Sharma V Subrahmanya
Mangalore University

Diving Deeper into Narrative of Indian Partition; Literature's Role in a holistic understanding of Partition

Bhumika Hooda
O.P.Jindal Global University

India and Pakistan will celebrate their 74th Independence Day this year. Both the countries have come far from their situation on the eve of independence, in terms of infrastructure, economy, globalization and overall development. Yet, the ghost of horrendous partition continues to haunt both nations, with the relationship between India and Pakistan still strained after more than half a century. It is finally time to understand the totality of partition to overcome these differences and come to terms with the past.

The partition of india and its reflections in the select english and hindi novels A comparative study

Jadeja Kuldipsinh Dilipsinh
Mewar University

The present research study, The Partition of India and Its Reflections in The newlineSelect English and Hindi novels: A Comparative Study, aims at studying in a newlinecomparative method, partition novels, written in two different languages i.e. English newlineand Hindi written by different authors. newlineThe partition of Indian sub-continent is a momentous event that had political, newlinesocial, cultural, religious, economic and human impacts on the people and the subcontinent.