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    The Master of the Unspoken. Remarks on Nirmal Verma

    by MICHAEL K. IWOLEIT Among the Hindi writers of his generation Nirmal Verma probably had the closest affinity to Europe and European literature. Decades before exile and alienation became a…

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    Uncle Saadat and the Great Manto

    by MICHAEL K. IWOLEIT In his moving memoir „Uncle Manto“ Hamid Jalal draws a distinctive line between the private man he knew and the public figure Manto. Manto – that…