Author: A CollectionEditor(s): Amiya Dev / Subha Chakraborty DasguptaPublisher: SrishtiYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 265ISBN/UPC (if available): 818707521X
This volume is a collection of fifteen remarkable Bangla stories in English translation.The project to translate these stories was undertaken by the Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University. Its primary objective was to add to the burgeoning archive of Indian bhasha literature available in English translation.This volume will further bolster the case for the study of Indian literature in our universities and will also help make some remarkable writers of Bangla short fiction available to those who have no access to the original. TRANSLATORS:Amiya Dev is former professor of Comparative Literature at Jadhavpur University, Kolkata. He retired as Vice-chancellor of Vidyasagar University. Author of 'The Idea of Comparative Literature in India', he has also written and edited a large number of books on various aspects of literature, including translations.Subha Chakraborty Dasgupta is Reader in the Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University. She is at present Co-coordinator of its DSA programme. Author of Bibliography of Reception: World Literature in Bengali Periodicals, she is also a critic and translator.
PREFACEThe Meadows of BhushandiBhushandir MaatheDay's EndDibasher SesheSide by SidePashapashiBirth of a GodDebotar JanmoBrineNonajalDacoit MotherDakater MaThe ArtisteShilpiSacrilegeAnacharParasuram's AxeParashuramer KutharLord of the ForestsBaner RajaCustoms DutyShulkoBharatvarsha\BharatvarshaThe BaitTopeJatayuJatayuTwo ThugsGundadwayNotesNotes on WritersTranslators