Shadows of Words: An Autobiography

This is yet another autobiography of Amrita Pritam, after Rasidi Ticket, published in the 1970s Not only does it capture her entire lifespan in its fold, but its warp and weft entails an entirely novel depiction on a spiritual plane These are the reflections of her intense desire to present to the readers an incisive insight into her new, inner world About The Author AThis is yet another autobiography of Amrita Pritam, after Rasidi Ticket, published in the 1970s Not only does it capture her entire lifespan in its fold, but its warp and weft entails an entirely novel depiction on a spiritual plane These are the reflections of her intense desire to present to the readers an incisive insight into her new, inner world About The Author Amrita Pritam The author has received the highest literary honours, including the Padma Shri, Bharatiya Jnanpith Award and many international literary awards Her essays, short stories and novels written in Hindi and Punjabi have been translated into than thirty regional and foreign languages Jyoti Sabharwal The transcreator is Consultant Editor at Macmillan India She has commissioned and edited some of the best selling titles in non fiction With this book, she makes her literary debut Table Of Contents Shadows of Death Shadow of the Impending Hour Shadows of Weapons Shadows of Words 1 Shadow of Kaal Sarp Shadow of the Previous Birth 1 Shadow of the Previous Birth 2 Shadow of an Ancient Happening Shadows of Dreams Shadows of Words 2 Shadows of Authoritarian Powers Shadows of Contemplation Shadows of Energy Particles
Shadows of Words An Autobiography This is yet another autobiography of Amrita Pritam after Rasidi Ticket published in the s Not only does it capture her entire lifespan in its fold but its warp and weft entails an entirely nove

  • Title: Shadows of Words: An Autobiography
  • Author: Amrita Pritam
  • ISBN: 9780333936924
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Hardcover
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    Amrita Pritam

    Amrita Pritam Punjabi , was considered the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist She was the leading 20th century poet of the Punjabi language, who is equally loved on both the sides of the India Pakistan border With a career spanning over six decades, she produced over 100 books, of poetry, fiction, biographies, essays, a collection of Punjabi folk songs and an autobiography that were translated into several Indian and foreign languages.She is most remembered for her poignant poem, Aj Aakhaan Waris Shah Nu Today I invoke Waris Shah Ode to Waris Shah , an elegy to the 18th century Punjabi poet in which she expressed her anguish over massacres during the partition of India in 1947 As a novelist, her most noted work was Pinjar The Skeleton 1950 , in which she created her memorable character, Puro and depicted loss of humanity and ultimate surrender to existential fate The novel was made into an award winning eponymous film in 2003 When British India was partitioned into the independent states of India and Pakistan in 1947, she migrated from Lahore to India, though she remained equally popular in Pakistan throughout her life, as compared to her contemporaries like Mohan Singh and Shiv Kumar Batalvi.Known as the most important voice for the women in Punjabi literature, in 1956, she became the first woman to win the Sahitya Akademi Award for her magnum opus, a long poem, Sunehe Messages She received the Bhartiya Jnanpith, one of India s highest literary awards in 1982 for Kagaz Te Canvas The Paper and the Canvas The Padma Shri came her way in 1969 and finally, Padma Vibhushan, India s second highest civilian award in 2004, and in the same year she was honoured with India s highest literary award, given by the Sahitya Akademi India s Academy of Letters , the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship given to the immortals of literature for lifetime achievement.

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    • Bhagyashree said:
      Aug 21, 2018 - 08:48 AM

      Aksharo ke SaayeinWorth reading and a must for those who wish to understand "Words" as Shadows!

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