Regional Novel In Hindi Literature

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Regional novel refers the life of a particular region through literature and is a popular type of novel, in western as well as Indian literature. This particular type of novel aims at the depiction of various aspects of socio-cultural life of a particular region. The ethos of the region is very much part of the creative work. In Hindi Literature Phanishwer Nath Renu started writing Regional Novels and Short stories. His most eminent novel Maila Anchal is considered as the milestone in the tradition of Regional Novel. Punjabi literature also has got influence of regionalism. In modern era under the influence of some social factors Anchalik novels were written. In all Indian languages these types of novels can be found. In Punjabi literature Surinder Singh Narula can be recognized as the initiator of this genre. In his PeoPuttar a very interesting and well description of regional life of Amritsar can be noticed. Keywords: Region, Regional Novel, Plot, Culture, Society etc. Regional novel refers the life of a particular region through literature and is a popular type of novel, in western as well as Indian literature. This particular type of novel aims at the depiction of various aspects of socio-cultural life of a particular region. In regional novel the focus of writer is not on a character or an event rather it is a representation of whole life of a given geographical unit. The plot, theme as well as style of regional novel are quite different from novel in general. Regional

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