Urdu Novel Aaghaz o Irtiqa by Azimusshan Siddiqui

Urdu Novel - Aaghaz o Irtiqa by Azimusshan Siddiqui PDF Free Download

Urdu Novel Aaghaz o Irtiqa by Azimusshan Siddiqui PDF Free Download

Urdu Novel Aaghaz o Irtiqa (1857 to 1940) by Azimusshan Siddiqui. This book is a research work about the beginning and evolution of the Urdu novel from 1857 to 1914. It reviews the beginning of Urdu novels and their formative period up to 1914.

1857 marks a turning point in the history of India. Just after this critical turning point, the Indian mind and thoughts changed. The impressions of modern realistic literature under the influence of Western civilization and literature become clear. At the same time, the consciousness and art of the novel developed after its beginning in 1869, gradually evolving until 1914 and entering the modern era. All the essentials of Premchand’s art can be seen in it.

After 1857, the novels of Maulana Nazir Ahmad, Maulana Abdul Haleem Sharar, etc., began to appear, and the formative period of the “Novel” was completed by Mirza Hadi Raswa. This journey continues till now, and excellent novels are being created in Urdu like other world languages.

The book is divided into seven chapters. The first chapter is on the art of the novel. The second chapter is about the “story” before the novel. The third chapter is about the beginning of the consciousness of the novel and the description of the predecessor literature. The fourth chapter starts with the Urdu novel, and the book ends with the translations of the Urdu novel. This book mentions only the period from 1857 to 1914. In a way, the complete story of the beginning of the Urdu novel is found in it.

Within the pages of “Urdu Novel Aaghaz o Irtiqa,” readers will discover the seeds of Premchand’s artistic genius, with all the essential elements of his literary prowess woven into the fabric of the narrative. Siddiqui’s meticulous exploration provides a comprehensive understanding of the historical and literary forces that shaped Urdu Novel during this critical period.

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