There are compilations and chronological accounts. This question again has a significance which goes beyond the border of the Marathi speaking world.
Alok Rai has taken a look at the contributions to a major Hindi periodical ^Hansa9 during the traumatic period of 1945-47. The end of the war in 1945, the communal riots and finally the partition were extraordinary developments. The writers in Hansa were a witness to a series of phenomena which brought an age to a tumultuous conclusion. Nearly forty years later in Rai's analysis literature has become history. Sudhir Chandra would go a step further. For him literature is history. 19th century attitudes were a strange mix. During the colonial period the national consciousness and communal consciousness had grown simultaneously. We have always tended to take a rather simplistic view of the early spokesmen of nationalist consciousness. We put them in convenient slots. Sudhir Chandra questions this simplified approach in his auto-critique and rightly so.
The sixth issue, thus, has a focus on literature, or, more accurately, on literature and history. Bhisham Sahni's reflections on writing generally and the novel Tamas in particular also relate to this concern. We want to publish writers on their writing. We would welcome more contributions of this kind.
Nobody could have better exemplified the relationship between literature and history both in his life and work as Peter Weiss did. We conclude this exploration in the interrrelationship between literature and history with a homage to one who immortalised it by calling it an 'aesthetics of resistance/
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