HIN 384 • 6-Hindi Literature in the Nationalist Era
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
This advanced reading course will examine the poetry and prose of a diverse group of writers who shaped Hindi literature during the nationalist period. The short stories of Premchand, Jainendra Kumar, and Yashpal, and the poetry of Chhayavadins such as Nirala and Mahadevi Varma will form the core. Critical studies in English will also be assigned.
Mid-term: 20% Final exam: 30% Paper: 40% Class participation: 10%
Premchand, selected short stories Jainendra Kumar, Tyagpatra Yashpal, selected short stories Nirala, selected poems Mahadevi Varma, selected poems