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The Possibilities of Punjabi : Modern Punjabi Literautre in India, Pakistan, and Beyond : [Interview with Manmohan Bawa] Murphy, Anne; Bhardwaj, Ajay


In this 2014 interview for Dr. Anne Murphy’s SSHRC-funded project “Transnational modern Punjabi literature and the pursuit of the secular,” Manmohan Bawa shares his account of growing up in New Delhi. Bawa's interest in Punjabi literature came out of his time at school and encounters with local artists. Through story telling, Manmohan Bawa creates artistic reflections of Punjabis throughout history. Interview by then-Ph.D. student Ajay Bhardwaj. Funded by SSHRC Insight Development (430-2013-000121) and Insight (435-2017-0406) Grants.

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