Contemporary Punjabi Short Stories
- Author: Manjit Inder Singh
- Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
- ISBN: 9788126030477
The present volume comprising English translations of some canonical Punjabi short stories, and others quite contemporary in character, is truly an exercise in academic and creative adventure, carried out by select academics and scholars in a translations workshop. The translated versions convey the intimate spirit of Punjabi dialect, syntax, folk idiom and cultural richness in English language to its best possible equivalents. The volume is sure to make the Indian and international readership have the feel of Punjabi creative richness while enjoying its transference into English suited for such an act.