Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied all over the world.
The autobiography of Ralph Russell, Marxist and celebrated Urdu scholar, offers a fascinating insight into some of the major 20th century events which have shaped our world today.
ISMAT CHUGHTAI is the author of several collections of short stories, three novellas, a novel, The Crooked Line, a collection of reminiscences and essays, My Friend, My Enemy, and a memoir, Kaghazi
Saralabebi Chaudhurani (9 September 1872 – 18 August 1945) was a social reformer who founded the first women's organization in India called the Bharat Stree Mahamandal in Allahabad in 1910.
Ira Pande is an editor, author and translator. Formerly a lecturer in Panjab University, Chandigarh, she is currently chief editor, IIC Publications. She is the author of Diddi: My Mother's Voice.<
Darko Suvin, a prominent Marxist scholar andpoet born in erstwhile Yugoslavia, has contributed immensely in the field of Marxist literary theory and aesthetics. He has engaged with the question of
John Smith is an independent researcher and writer based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. He did his PhD from the University of Sheffield. He is the author of Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century