The [Oxford India] Anthology of Bengali Literature: Volume II: 1941-1991 by Kalpana Bardhan

The [Oxford India] Anthology of Bengali Literature: Volume II: 1941-1991

EditorKalpana Bardhan

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The [Oxford India] Anthology of Bengali Literature: Volume II (1941-1991) spans a period of half a century and includes the writings of some of the most representative figures in Bengali literature. Apart from offering a judicious selection of a vast number of writers, the anthologyencompasses various genres including poetry, short story, novel, memoir, and essay, among others. The chronological listing of works by authors enables the readers to develop a sense of evolution of various genres and sub-genres from mid to late twentieth century, while savouring this veritablefeast of material. The volume is divided into three sections. The poetry section begins with Jibanananda Das (1899-1954) and ends with Mandakranta Sen (b. 1972), and includes, among others, the works of Amiya Chakravarty, Buddhadeva Bose, Latifi Hilali, Shamsur Rahman, Sankha Ghosh, Tarapada Roy, Nabaneeta Dev Sen,and Ketaki Kushari Dyson. Satinath Bhaduri, Manik Bandyopadhyay, Satyajit Ray, Syed Shamsul Haq, Bani Basu, and Nasreen Jahan are some of the names featuring in the short fiction section. The section on prose non-fiction-memoir, essay, etc.-features Dhurjatiprasad Mukerji, Sudhindranath Datta,Buddhadeva Bose, Samar Sen, Sibnarayan Ray, Ashok Rudra, Partha Chatterjee, Gautam Bhadra, and Taslima Nasrin, among others.

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Kalpana Bardhan is Research Associate at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Title:The [Oxford India] Anthology of Bengali Literature: Volume II: 1941-1991Format:HardcoverDimensions:552 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionPoetryJibanananda DasAmiya ChakravartySudhindranath DattaJasim UddinPremendra MitraAnnada Sankar RayAjit DattaBuddhadeva BoseBishnu DeyArun MitraAshokbijoy RahaDinesh DasSamar SenKamakshiprasad ChattopadhyaySubhash MukhopadhyayArun Kumar SarkarAbdul Ghani HazariLatifi HilaliNirendranath ChakrabartiSukanta BhattacharyaRajlakshmi DeviLokenath BhattacharyaShamsur RahmanSarat Kumar MukhopadhyaySankha GhoshAlokeranjan Das GuptaShakti ChattopadhyayBenoy MajumdarSunil GangopadhyayTarapada RoyUtpal Kumar BasuAl MahmudVijaya MukhopadhyayNabaneeta Dev SenKetaki Kushari DysonMohammad RafiqAsad ChowdhuryJoy GoswamiMandakranta SenShort FictionParashurama (Rajshekhar Basu)Banaphul (Balaichand MukhopadhyayPremendra MitraPrabodh Kumar SanyalSatinath BhaduriManik BandyopadhyayAshapurna DeviSubodh GhoseJyotirindra NandiAdvaita MallabarmanKamal Kumar MajumdarNarendranath MitraSatyajit RaySyed WaliullahSamaresh BasuMahasweta DeviSyed Mustafa SirajSarat Kumar MukhopadhyayHasan Hafizur RehmanShirshendu MukhopadhyaySyed Shamsul HaqHasan Azizul HuqDibyendu PalitBani BasuAkhtaruzzaman IliasSelina HossainNabarun BhattacharyaAbul BasharNasreen JahanProse Non-FictionKazi Abdul WadudDhurjatiprasad MukerjiNirmal Kumar BoseSudhindranath DattaSyed Muztaba AliAbu Sayeed AyyubBuddhadeva BoseSamar SenSibnarayan RayAshok MitraAshok RudraSankha GhoshPartha ChatterjeeGautam BhadraNrisinhaprasad BhaduriManoranjan ByapariTaslima NasrinAcknowledgements