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The Muffled Heart Stories of the Disempowered Male
The Muffled Heart Stories of the Disempowered Male
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LIKE a necklace of variegated pearls, each with its unique lustre, the twenty-three stories in this collection have a common thread holding them together - the unusual theme of the male as victim.

Some are written by names that need no introduction - Premchand, Rabindranath Tagore, and Sa'adat Hasan Manto - while others speaks in fresh, distinctive voices.

The Muffled Heart, with its startling insights into the plight of the disempowered male, questions conventional perspectives on the supposedly privileged gender of Indian patriarchal society.

About the Author:

Jayita Sengupta teaches English literature in South Calcutta Girl's College under Calcutta University. She has translated into English short stories of Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay. She is the editor of the journal Interactions and is also on the editorial board of Indian Journal of World Literature and Culture.

Niladri R. Chatterjee teaches English at the University of Kalyani. He has contributed to The Reader's Companion to Twentieth Century Writers, The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and The Isherwood Century.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements IX
Foreword XI
Introduction XIII
THE HOUSE WIFE by Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali,1991) 1
Translated by Sipra Mukherjee
FATHER AND SONS by Lakshminath Bezbarua (Assamese, 1910) 6
Translated by Nayana Sharma Mukherjee
JOBLESS by Jibanananda Das (Bengali, 1932) 14
Translated by Abhijeet Paul
STEAM by Sa'adat Hasan Manto (Urdu, 1936) 24
Translated by Daisy Rockwell
THE SHROUD by Premchand (Urdu,1936) 34
Translated by P.Lal
DRESSING TABLE by Salil Chowdhury (Bengali, 1946) 45
Translated by Mousumi Mukherjee
IN SEARCH OF ISMAIL SHEIKH by Homen Borgohain (Assamese, 1958) 60
Translated by Nayana Sharma Mukherjee
NOTHING FEELS RIGHT by Mahendra Barthakur (Assamese, 1970) 80
Translated by Sipra Mukherjee
SUDDEN DUSK by Sobodh Ghosh (Bengali, 1972) 89
Translated by Niladri R. Chatterjee
DISTANCE by Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay (Bengali, 1972) 99
Translated by Jayita Sengupta
SCHOOL REOPENS by Shrinivas Vinayak Kulkarni (Marathi, 1976) 116
Translated by Vandana Alase Harza
THE COWARD by S. Krishnamoorthy (English, 1989) 122
BALAJI AND THE TEACHER by Paavannan (Tamil, 1989) 132
Translated by Palaniappa Subramanian
THE TOWEL by Gandharvan (Tamil, 1990) 142
Translated by S. Krishnamoorthy
PUTULDI by Anis Rafi (Urdu, 1993) 150
Translated by Kalim Hazique
BODY OFFERING by Makarand Paranjape (English, 1994) 160
THE LETTER by Dhanuskodi Ramaswamy (Tamil, 1994) 170
Translated by S. Krishnamoorthy
MALHAR by Asha Bage (Marathi, 1995) 179
Translated by Vandana Alase Hazra
ONE-MAN-WAR by Chandrasekhar Rath (Oriya, 2001) 211
Translated by Subhendu Mund
DRIES LEAVES ON THE THOROUGHFEAR by N. Mohannan (Malayalam, 2001) 220
Translated by K. Madhavan
CROWS by Kamalakanta Mohapatra (Oriya, 2001) 242
Translated by Ashok Mohapatra
A ROOM OF HIS OWN by Sanjukta Dasgupta (English, 2003) 261
SIMULTANEOUS HARMONY by Sunrit Mullick (English, 2003) 273
Biographical Notes 285
Glossary 301

The Muffled Heart Stories of the Disempowered Male

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2005
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From the Back of the Book:

LIKE a necklace of variegated pearls, each with its unique lustre, the twenty-three stories in this collection have a common thread holding them together - the unusual theme of the male as victim.

Some are written by names that need no introduction - Premchand, Rabindranath Tagore, and Sa'adat Hasan Manto - while others speaks in fresh, distinctive voices.

The Muffled Heart, with its startling insights into the plight of the disempowered male, questions conventional perspectives on the supposedly privileged gender of Indian patriarchal society.

About the Author:

Jayita Sengupta teaches English literature in South Calcutta Girl's College under Calcutta University. She has translated into English short stories of Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay. She is the editor of the journal Interactions and is also on the editorial board of Indian Journal of World Literature and Culture.

Niladri R. Chatterjee teaches English at the University of Kalyani. He has contributed to The Reader's Companion to Twentieth Century Writers, The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and The Isherwood Century.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements IX
Foreword XI
Introduction XIII
THE HOUSE WIFE by Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali,1991) 1
Translated by Sipra Mukherjee
FATHER AND SONS by Lakshminath Bezbarua (Assamese, 1910) 6
Translated by Nayana Sharma Mukherjee
JOBLESS by Jibanananda Das (Bengali, 1932) 14
Translated by Abhijeet Paul
STEAM by Sa'adat Hasan Manto (Urdu, 1936) 24
Translated by Daisy Rockwell
THE SHROUD by Premchand (Urdu,1936) 34
Translated by P.Lal
DRESSING TABLE by Salil Chowdhury (Bengali, 1946) 45
Translated by Mousumi Mukherjee
IN SEARCH OF ISMAIL SHEIKH by Homen Borgohain (Assamese, 1958) 60
Translated by Nayana Sharma Mukherjee
NOTHING FEELS RIGHT by Mahendra Barthakur (Assamese, 1970) 80
Translated by Sipra Mukherjee
SUDDEN DUSK by Sobodh Ghosh (Bengali, 1972) 89
Translated by Niladri R. Chatterjee
DISTANCE by Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay (Bengali, 1972) 99
Translated by Jayita Sengupta
SCHOOL REOPENS by Shrinivas Vinayak Kulkarni (Marathi, 1976) 116
Translated by Vandana Alase Harza
THE COWARD by S. Krishnamoorthy (English, 1989) 122
BALAJI AND THE TEACHER by Paavannan (Tamil, 1989) 132
Translated by Palaniappa Subramanian
THE TOWEL by Gandharvan (Tamil, 1990) 142
Translated by S. Krishnamoorthy
PUTULDI by Anis Rafi (Urdu, 1993) 150
Translated by Kalim Hazique
BODY OFFERING by Makarand Paranjape (English, 1994) 160
THE LETTER by Dhanuskodi Ramaswamy (Tamil, 1994) 170
Translated by S. Krishnamoorthy
MALHAR by Asha Bage (Marathi, 1995) 179
Translated by Vandana Alase Hazra
ONE-MAN-WAR by Chandrasekhar Rath (Oriya, 2001) 211
Translated by Subhendu Mund
DRIES LEAVES ON THE THOROUGHFEAR by N. Mohannan (Malayalam, 2001) 220
Translated by K. Madhavan
CROWS by Kamalakanta Mohapatra (Oriya, 2001) 242
Translated by Ashok Mohapatra
A ROOM OF HIS OWN by Sanjukta Dasgupta (English, 2003) 261
SIMULTANEOUS HARMONY by Sunrit Mullick (English, 2003) 273
Biographical Notes 285
Glossary 301
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