Qurratulain Hyder’s The Nautch Girl: A doubly multilingual text

By |2017-08-09T12:40:19+01:00January 29th, 2017|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What happens when a text from 17th century India passes through a double translation over the next two centuries? Qurratulain Hyder's translation of Hasan Shah's The Nautch Girl reveals some of the changes that occur when texts move across time and space.