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Saadat Hasan Manto

Sadaat Hasan Manto is known for his short stories, essays, and radio plays, and his writing style tends to be straightforward, even blunt, and concise, yet he brings his characters and settings to...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2021, 2:43 pm (UTC)

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Saadat Hasan Manto

In his short story “Toba Tek Singh,” Saadat Hasan Manto makes his views on the partition between Hindustan (India) and Pakistan and its aftermath very clear. Manto believes the partition to be a...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2021, 6:35 pm (UTC)

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Saadat Hasan Manto

In his short story “Toba Tek Singh,” Saadat Hasan Manto reflects on the Partition of India and Pakistan through the eyes of lunatics. The story focuses on the creation of Pakistan in 1947 as a...

Latest answer posted July 24, 2021, 7:01 pm (UTC)

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Saadat Hasan Manto

Ismat Chugtai and Saadat Hasan Manto were socially progressive Muslim writers during a period when such a description could be tantamount to a death sentence. Writing during the period when India...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2014, 4:25 pm (UTC)

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Saadat Hasan Manto

Mottled Dawn: Fifty Sketches and Stories of Partition is a collection of short stories by the Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto. The stories are painful reflections of the communal frenzy that...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2018, 1:22 pm (UTC)

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Saadat Hasan Manto

In Saadat Hasan Manto's story “Toba Tek Singh,” the inmates of a lunatic asylum are trying to cope with the news that India has been partitioned. India is now reserved for Hindus and Sikhs while...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2021, 12:17 am (UTC)

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