Volume 27, Number 1, 2015

Table of Contents

Story is a Vagabond: Fiction, Essays, and Drama by Intizar Husain

Guest Editors: Alok Bhalla, Asif Farrukhi, Nishat Zaidi

Introduction

pp. vii-xv
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Fiction

An Unwritten Epic

pp. 1-16
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Qayyuma’s Shop

pp. 17-29
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A Stranded Railroad Car

pp. 31-39
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Complete Knowledge

pp. 41-48
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The City of Sorrow

pp. 49-58
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The Lost Ones

pp. 61-71
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The Prisoner(s)

pp. 73-79
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Clouds

pp. 81-83
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Leaves

pp. 84-93
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The Boat

pp. 95-104
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A Chronicle of the Peacocks

pp. 105-112
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The Jungle of the Gonds

pp. 113-121
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The Death of Sheherzad

pp. 123-127
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Toward His Fire

pp. 128-136
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Comrades

pp. 137-145
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The Shadow

pp. 146-155
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Drama

The Deluge: A Play

pp. 156-187
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Essays

Many Dreams Later!

pp. 189-195
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Between Me and the Story

pp. 196-201
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Stage Drama with Reference to Some Personal Experiences

pp. 202-205
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Vanishing Tradition

pp. 207-212
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In the Maze of Brindaban

pp. 213-219
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Literature and Love

pp. 220-225
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The Blind Age

pp. 226-229
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Reason and Purpose of the Jataka Stories

pp. 230-232
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The Last Candle

pp. 233-240
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Vikram, the Vampire, and the Story

pp. 241-244
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Afterword

In Conversation with Intizar Husain: Some Remembered, Some Imagined

pp. 245-256
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Glossary of Names and Terms

pp. 257-258
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About the Contributors

pp. 259-260
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About the Artist

p. 261
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Permissions

p. 262
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List of Illustrations

pp. ii-206
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