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Acknowledgement
Karmendu Shishir
Karmendu Shishir

Born on the 26th of August, 1953 Karmendu Shishir teaches Hindi at B. D. Evening College (Magadh University), Patna. From his student days, he actively participated in peasant-worker leftwing politics. He is associated with the Pragatishīl Lekhak Sangh ( Progressive Writers Association) as well as a trustee of “Philhāl”, Patna (journal and trust). His discovery and scholarly editions of almost forgotten works of the thinker and activist Rādhāmohan Gokul (1865-1935), old files of Hindi journal Sārsudhānidhi of 19th century and Matvālā etc. (see rare literary magazines section of the Shodhāgār ) has given a new depth to the debate on characterization of the history of Hindi Navjāgaraṇ between 1875 and 1940.

A Selection from the works published by Karmendu Shishir

Novels:
(1983) Kocān kī dhār
(2003) Bahut lambī rāh

Short Stories:           
(1989) Kitne  Din Apne
(1996) Bacī  Rahegī  Zindagī

Essays and Crtiticism:           
(2000) Navjāgaraṇ aur Saṃskṛti
(2007) Hindī Navjāgaraṇ aur Jātīya Gadya Paramparā
(1998) Nirālā aur Rām kī Shakti-Pūjā
(2003)  Rādhāmohan Gokul aur Hindī Navjāgaraṇ

History:                     
(2007)1857 kī Rājkrānti: Vicār aur Viśleṣaṇ

Edited works:                         
(1983/1985) Bhojpurī  Horī Gīt [in two parts]   
(1996) Vasant Gīt
(2002) Samay kī āvāz (2002) [selected poems from ‘Pahal’]
(2004) Samay kā sac (2004) [selected essays from ‘Pahal’]
(2003) Koṭhār se bīj (2003) [collection of prose works by Somdatt ]

History of Hindi Journalism and Literature:
(2007): Matvālā (1923-1930) Three Vols.
(2007): Sārsudhānidhi [in two parts] 
(2007): Rādhāmohan Gokul
(2007): Rādhācaraṇ Gosvāmī (revised and enlarged edition of  the first edition published in 1990)
(2007): Satyabhakt, sāmyavād aur sāmyavādī
(2009): Radhamohan Gokul Samagra
(2010): Aarcharya  Shivpujan Sahay
(2010): Satyabhakt aur Samyvadi  Party 

Booklets:                   
(1991): Hamārī Bhāṣā (1991)
(1999): Sāmyavādī (1999) : Savāl sirph Bhāṣā kī Nahīṁ hai
(1998):  Bhojpurī caitā
                                  
Contact: 
38/9, New Punaichak,
Shastri Nagar                                        
Patna-23, India.
e-mail: karmendushishir@yahoo.co.in

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