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The Moment of Godan

Prabhakara Jha While it is true that Premchand's Godan enjoys a canonical status in modern Indian literature, this canonisation of Godan has always been somewhat problematical. Neither the ideological orientation of the novel nor its formal construction seems to have won the complete approval of the critics.

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