Hindi Popular Literature

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Simran Agarwal
The early 1900s saw the rise of Hindi children’s journals such as Balak, Balsakha and Kanya Manorajan that published articles instilling nationalist morals and patriotism in kids, opining on what constitutes an ideal future-citizen for India. We look at how these journals attempted to influence the…
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Rahul Kumar
Hindi comic books, at one point, were a major part of the popular print culture in India. From large bookstores in metropolitan cities to roadside bookstalls in small towns, their presence was ubiquitous. But comic books as cultural artefacts have never been taken seriously. They do not enjoy the…
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