ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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, Memory, History and Fictional Representations of the Partition

The violence that accompanied India's partition in 1947 was of such fiendishness that it has defied understanding. Fictional writings about this period express this bewilderment. They also portray pre-partition times of tolerance. The writers deal with the violence itself in different ways - redemptively, pessimistically or cynically. A survey.

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