Mohan Rakesh (1925-1972): A Study Of The Context, Content And Craft Of His Fiction
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Robert O. Swan
Hindi fiction, Literature, Culture in India
The main aim of this study is to present to the Western reader the personality and work of [Mohan Rakesh]. The study seeks to place him in the context of post-Independence Hindi literature. It describes selective aspects of his private life as well as his public involvement in the majority literacy movement of his time. A further intent of the present research has been to illustrate both the substance and the artistic quality of Rakesh's writing by showing how he dealt in fiction with the subject matter of marital discord in urban, middle class, Hindi-speaking setting.
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Jossan, Charanjeat Singh, "Mohan Rakesh (1925-1972): A Study Of The Context, Content And Craft Of His Fiction" (1978). Communication and Rhetorical Studies - Dissertations. Paper 27.