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The Right Words free pdf Shama Futehally (1952-2004) was a 'writer's writer', unique among contemporary Indian authors for the sophistication and integrity of her work. This posthumous collection of her non-fiction writing provides a rare and rewarding insight into the literary life- into the art of observation and creation. In these essays, Futehally writes on a variety of subjects, ranging from the complexities of translation and her discovery of Meera, Premchand and Naguib Mahfouz, among others, to her early experiences as a teacher and the pleasures of bird watching. Apparent in each essay is her effortless scholarship, refined sensibility and craftsmanship of the highest order.

About Shama Futehally

Shama Futehally (1952-2004) was born in Bombay, and studied English at the universities of Bombay and Leeds. For more than three decades she combined a career in teaching with writing and translation. Her short stories appeared in several anthologies, including The Inner Courtyard and In Other Words, and her numerous book reviews and essays were published in all the major Indian newspapers and journals. Futehally's published books include the novels Tara Lane (1993) and Reaching Bombay Central (2002), a selection of Meerabai's bhajans in translation, In the Dark of the Heart: Songs of Meera (1994), Slivers of a Mirror: Glimpses of the Ghazal (2005), and her collected short stories - Frontiers - and collected essays - The Right Words - both published posthumously in 2006.

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Author : Shama Futehally
Publisher : Penguin Books India
Data Published : 01 September 2006
ISBN : 0143062182
EAN : 9780143062189
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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