Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India. Written immediately after the partition of the Indian subcontinent, the play is a profound. Andha Yug: The Age of Darkness. By Dharamvir Bharati. Translated with a critical introduction by Alok Bhalla. Mānoa: Pacific Journal of International Writing Andha Yug by Dharamvir Bharati, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The dialogues are inspiring and heart wrenching at the same time. What Alice Forgot Liane Moriarty. Bharti is obviously inspired by Jean-Paul Sartre. The Spider and the Stone Glen Craney.

Andha Yug : The Age of Darkness

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View freely available titles: Retrieved from ” https: DD rated it liked it Mar 09, No one comes forward to condemn it: The play transcends its direct reference to the violence ensuing from the partition of India and Pakistan as the continent struggled with estimated deaths ranging from three hundred thousand to a million, and perhaps twelve million displacedand speaks to the futility of war and greed everywhere.


Dharamvir Bharati —was a renowned Hindi novelist, poet, and playwright. Thus both the victor and the vanquished lose eventually. Examining the questionable nature of Dharma, of fate being singularly driven by one’s Karma or actions, and the fragility of being a God in the Age of Visionless warriors, ‘Andha Yug’ becomes an allegory for society where collective defeat is the only One of the essential plays in Hindi, written inDharamvir Bharati’s ‘Andha Yug’ is undeniably a classic of modern times.

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Anukriti rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Masterpiece from Dharamvir Bharti. It was the first important play of 20th century India. Andha Yug highlights the perils of self-enchantment in an anti-war allegory. Fatalities were on both sides as cousins killed each other.

It also pays careful attention to the ethical dilemmas and inner contradictions of the characters rather than elaborately describing the gory details of the war alone. Product details Format Paperback 60 pages Dimensions Project MUSE promotes the creation and bhagati of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

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An iconic interpretation of the last days of Mahabharata. Pacific Journal of International Writing 22, no. An essay by Yael Rice reveals the Indian, Persian, and European elements within the translations, as well as the diverse cultural character of the Mughal court of Akbar. The ramparts are in ruins, the city is burning, and Kurukshetra is covered with corpses and vultures. The particular strain we are dealt is situated near the end of the war and follows the destruction of the kuru household while setting up the eventual destruction of many other characters.

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