Title:Eloquent Hills: Essays on Nepali Literature
Remarks:contains nine essays written between 1989-2007, references and index
Size:140 x 215 mm
It contains essays that discuss Muna-Madan by Lakshmiprasad Devkota, Sumnima by BP Koirala, Sirisko Phul by Parijat, and Ghumne Mechmathi Andho Manchhe by Bhupi Sherchan, four of the best known classics of Nepali literature. Hutt's take on the poetry of Mohan Koirala and the early life of Bhupi are also featured here. Thematic essays based on Nepali literary sources on the notions of Shangri-la and an ideal Nepal, the portrayal of Gurkha soldiers, migration, and literary movements before and after the 1990 People's Movement provide interesting commentary on Nepali literature. All who are curious about modern Nepali society must read this book.