The amorous poetry of an ancient Indian king and the women writers of his time tell us about everyday life during the Satavahana dynasty, the status of women then, and how society was stratified. Discover all this and more in one of the oldest extant anthologies of poetry in the Indian subcontinent
Toba Tek Singh was one of Saadat Hasan Manto’s last and most evocative works on Partition, and is still being adapted to stage and celluloid. But Toba Tek Singh is no fictional city. It was founded by a kind-hearted Sardar in Pakistan and one that cherishes his legacy of love
Among the world’s oldest civilisations, India is unique as the continuum between its ancient past & present can still be felt. This ‘living’ history has shaped the way we live , think & the ideals we uphold. Travel through 10,000 yrs before the Common Era & find connections
Rashid Jahan ‘declared war’ on conservative Muslim society through an explosive anthology she co-authored, titled Angarey. It may have earned her death threats but Rashid became an inspiration for generations of women writers to come.
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