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The Resource Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels : a selection of Bengali short stories, edited, translated, and with an introduction by Kalpana Bardhan

Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels : a selection of Bengali short stories, edited, translated, and with an introduction by Kalpana Bardhan

Label
Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels : a selection of Bengali short stories
Title
Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels
Title remainder
a selection of Bengali short stories
Statement of responsibility
edited, translated, and with an introduction by Kalpana Bardhan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ben
  • eng
Summary
Until now the large body of socially focused Bengali literature has remained little known to Western readers. This collection includes some of the finest examples of Bengali short stories-stories that reflect the turmoil of a changing society traditionally characterized by rigid hierarchical structures of privilege and class differentiation. Written over a span of roughly ninety years from the early 1890s to the late 1970s, the twenty stories in this collection represent the work of five authors. Their characters, drawn from widely varying social groups, often find themselves caught up in tumul
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Bardhan, Kalpana
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  • Short stories, Bengali
  • Bengal (India)
  • FICTION
  • Manners and customs
  • Short stories, Bengali
  • India
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Littérature bengalie
  • Anthologie
  • Bengali
Label
Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels : a selection of Bengali short stories, edited, translated, and with an introduction by Kalpana Bardhan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from Bengali
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; The Living and the Dead; The Punishment; The Girl in Between; Haimanti; Letter from a Wife; The Witch; Variation on "The Witch": An Excerpt; The Unlucky Woman; A Tale of These Days; The Old Woman; A Female Problem at a Low Level; Paddy Seeds; Dhowli; The Funeral Wailer; Strange Children; The Witch-Hunt; Giribala; The Daughter and the Oleander; In Search of Happiness; Through Death and Life; A Day in Bhushan's Life
Control code
ocm44965997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520067134
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4hhn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44965997
Label
Of women, outcastes, peasants, and rebels : a selection of Bengali short stories, edited, translated, and with an introduction by Kalpana Bardhan
Publication
Note
Translated from Bengali
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; The Living and the Dead; The Punishment; The Girl in Between; Haimanti; Letter from a Wife; The Witch; Variation on "The Witch": An Excerpt; The Unlucky Woman; A Tale of These Days; The Old Woman; A Female Problem at a Low Level; Paddy Seeds; Dhowli; The Funeral Wailer; Strange Children; The Witch-Hunt; Giribala; The Daughter and the Oleander; In Search of Happiness; Through Death and Life; A Day in Bhushan's Life
Control code
ocm44965997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520067134
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4hhn
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44965997

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