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Manimahesh - Award-Winning Bengali Travelogue
Manimahesh - Award-Winning Bengali Travelogue

Manimahesh - Award-Winning Bengali Travelogue

by Umaprashad Mukhopadhyay

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Language

English

Publisher

Sahitya Akademi

ISBN

8126021993 - Year: 2006 - Pages: 196

Binding

Hardcover

Umaprashad Mukhopadhyay
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Author: Umaprashad Mukhopadhyay
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Sanjukta Dasgupta
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 196
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126021993

Description

Akademi award-winning Bengali Travelogue.

Manimahesh is a prose text that represented a different genre and travelogues have always drawn readers, as they generally combine documentary data, topical information and autobiographical impressions.

The first hand experience of the traveller on the trek is of immense benefit to the intending traveller and if the traveller happens to be Umaprasad, it becomes a two-in-one journey, a conducted trek through the Himalayas and an intellectual bonanza of facts, figures and philosophic discourse.

In Manimahesh we find very interesting descriptions of the Himalayan hill tribes, especially a description of the Gaddis and the Kinnors and Kinnoris.

This book has an immense value as resource material for researchers, anthropologists, Himalayan trekkers and casual readers.

ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR :

Dr. Sanjukta Dasgupta, Professor and Former Head, Dept of English, Calcutta University, teaches English, American and Indian English literature. She is a creative writer, critic and translator and her articles, poems, short stories and translations have been published in journals of distinction in India and abroad.

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