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Hindi Sahitya ka Saral Itihas
Vishwanath Tripathi
Price : ₹ 150.00  
ISBN : 9788125032335
Language : Hindi
Pages : 196
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2007
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Territorial Rights : World
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About the Book

Hindi Sahitya ka Saral Itihas is a simple, concise introduction to the gradual development of Hindi literature. It deals with all the relevant topics essential for history of Hindi literature. Representative authors, their representative works and representative literary trends have been treated in a little more detail and in the contexts of social and historical developments of the periods. The aim is that the reader becomes acquainted with the literature of each period in its specific context. This book is targeted at undergraduates basically and the general readers who want to have a quick acquaintance with the subject. Special features of the book are:

  1. It is easy and simple. (This is an advantage with any textbook.)
  2. It is also a concept-building book. (Concepts are important for studying advanced-level books of the subject.)
  3. Its conciseness has an appeal for readers. (Nowadays trend is in favour of short and slim books.)
  4. It treats modern trends and developments (like dalit lekhan, stree lekhan) and thus updates readers’ knowledge.
  5. It gives, besides facts, critical insights to readers.
Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Dr Vishwanath Tripathi was Reader in Hindi, Department of Hindi, Delhi University. He is a well-known critic and has authored a number of books like Lokwadi Tulsi, Meera ka Kavya, Hindi Alochana. His recent book of memoirs Nangatalai ka Gaon has become popular in a short time.