[Read] ➳ My Name is Radha By Saadat Hasan Manto – Uroturk.info

My Name is Radha The Prevalent Trend Of Classifying Manto S Work Into A Stories Of Partition And B Stories Of Prostitutes Forcibly Enlists The Writer To Perform A Dramatic Dressing Down Of Society But Neither Partition Nor Prostitution Gave Birth To The Genius Of Saadat Hasan Manto They Only Furnished Him With An Occasion To Reveal The Truth Of The Human ConditionMy Name Is Radha Is A Path Breaking Selection Of Stories Which Delves Deep Into Manto S Creative World In This Singular Collection, The Focus Rests On Manto The Writer It Does Not Draft Him Into Being Manto The Commentator Muhammad Umar Memon S Inspired Choice Of Manto S Best Known Stories, Along With Those Less Talked About, And His Precise And Elegant Translation Showcase An Astonishing Writer Being True To His Calling


10 thoughts on “My Name is Radha

  1. says:

    Probably my favourite Manto story.


  2. says:

    i felt less obnoxious diasporic discontent after reading this typical and also upset bc my urdu lit knowledge is weaker than my stamina in a hypothetical marathon that i d never run manto runs with the undercurrent of like male gaze lite but at least it s lite meaning that he attempts to be above it al


  3. says:

    the translation is good A good numbers of short stories of Manto in one place including some of his essays and a few others, one last one by the translator himself some of the works I had read in other collections My Name Is Radha Scorned Janki Mozel The Black Shalwar Siraj Sharda Babu Gopinath Yazeed Ram Khilaw


  4. says:

    So, I finally managed to finish reading this book Not sure if short stories aren t meant for me or I didn t particularly enjoy Manto s stories but after a while, I was kind of bored.The stories seemed to repeat themselves after some pages I couldn t understand some of the stories.Maybe I need to read up a bit on Manto bef


  5. says:

    My name is Radha is a collection of short stories written by one of the most iconic writers of his or even our times Manto.Considered as the enfant terrible of Urdu Literature his stories are real, his characters so ordinary that they almost seem extraordinary Often stereotyped as a writer of partition and prostitutes he was condem


  6. says:

    I m not a fan of short stories in general, but I do appreciate their merits Often, this medium of writing can send a strong message, where novels or novellas fall short Manto effectively uses this medium to show the world its own reflection He has an unparalleled knack for dispassionately observing the dark underbelly of life, and penning it


  7. says:

    Edgy and thought provoking An excellent collection of short stories showing the quality and sophistication of writers in the subcontinent in the early 20th century Thanks to biwi for this one.


  8. says:

    Excellent The central character is quite good but which I myself was fond of that how the name Radha has been justified here.


  9. says:

    It is an interesting collection of stories I have never read Manto before, apart from hearing Gulzar Saab reading out Toba Tek Singh at a literature festival This is a good collection such that it shows the well known as well as not know stories of Manto It shows him in various different lights Some stories are inherently personal and closer to him while in some, he has


  10. says:

    The usual stereotypes of Bollywood are blown away in these stories In a sense they are feminist as even the sex worker has a place in society These are raw stories Read them with an open mind to really get a glimpse of a society which no longer exists.


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