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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One of the essential plays in Hindi, written inDharamvir Bharati’s ‘Andha Yug’ is undeniably a classic of modern times. Sanjay represents the truth which is finding solace when the age of darkness rises and finally it goes nowhere.

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When a ruler, epitomized by a blind Dhritarashtra physically and also by his ambition for his son Duryodhanain an equally blind society fail its own side and that of their loved ones. Il Bel Centro Michelle Damiani. Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman. Trupti rated it it was amazing Jan 09, The lines of fate are not carved in stone. They can be drawn and redrawn dhraamvir every moment of time by the will of man.

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Andha Yug : The Age of Darkness

Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Vol 5, Issue The Age of Darkness Manoa Author s: In many manners the play is relevant even in the current times.

Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India. The Age of Darkness could just as well have been translated as The Blind Agefor the profound questions of darkness, blindness, complicity, and ignorance resonate at the core of the play and point out that the lack of vision characterizes not just individuals but entire eras.

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The pieces are cleverly managed and well rendered. That is why when Ashwatthama releases the ultimate weapon, the brahmastra, which threatens to annihilate the world, they refuse to condemn it as ethically reprehensible.

Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. The internet tells me that the tragedy was written post Partition of India and is assumed to be a ‘metaphoric meditation on the politics of violence and aggressive selfhood’.


Bharati uses the war of Mahabharat to make an anti-war statement and raises questions regarding moral uprightness in the wake of Partition-related atrocities, loss of faith and national identity.

Ashwatthamason of guru Dronacharyain one last-ditch act of revenge against the Pandavas, releases the ultimate weapon of destruction — the Brahmastrawhich promises to annihilate the world. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The once-beautiful city of Hastinapur is burning, the battlefield beyond adnha walls is piled with corpses, and the few survivors huddle together in grief and rage, blaming the destruction on their adversaries, divine capriciousness-anyone or anything except their own moral choices. Little Women Louisa May Alcott. Hardcoverpages. Muskan Gupta rated it liked daramvir Nov 28, To see what your friends thought of this book, please dharamivr up.

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