About the Book: The Resignation: Tyagpatra
The first psychological novel in Hindi!
One of the giants of Hindi literature, Jainendra introduced the 'psychological'in Hindi fiction. Questions of love, marriage and relationships occupymuch of Jainendra's works, taking them into the realm of the internal andthe intimate. In The Resignation, Jainendra tells the story of Mrinal, ayoung woman whose uncompromising idealism results in her family andsociety rejecting her completely. Almost seventy-five years after it waswritten, the story of Mrinal's struggle against stultifying social norms andher fierce individualism remain startlingly relevant.
About the Author: Jainendra
Jainendra was an influential Hindi writer of the twentieth century, andis known for his nuanced exploration of the human psyche. Along withPremchand he established the Hindustaani Sabha in Lahore and afterPremchand's death he became the editor of the prestigious literarymagazine Hans. Jainendra received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1966and the Padma Bhushan in 1971.
'A novel of acute psychological sensibility, as rare then as it is now inIndian writing'-Sudhir Kakar-
|Book:||The Resignation: Tyagpatra|
|Author:||Jainendra Rohini Chowdhury|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books India|
|Number of Pages:||200|
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