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Abol Tabol By Sukumar Ray
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Abol tabol (literally "The Weird and the Absurd") is a collection of Bengali children's poems and rhymes composed by Sukumar Ray, first published on 19 September 1923 by U. Ray and Sons... More > publishers. It consists of 46 named short rhymes (quatrains), all considered to be in the genre of literary nonsense. Bengali readers were exposed to a new nonsense fantasy world by the poems in Abol Tabol. This selection offers the best of Sukumar Ray's world of pun-riddled poetry.Although it was not understood at the time of its publication, many poems in Abol Tabol contain skilfully hidden satire on the state of society and administration of early 20th-century colonial India - mostly Bengal. Embedding implied hidden meanings of a subversive nature in nonsense rhymes for children, was Ray’s clever way of subverting press censorship by the then British administration in India, which was paranoid about seditious and subversive literature.< Less
Kholamkuchi By Rajib Sinha
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a collection of contemporary bengali poetry by Rajib Sinha.Kholamkuchi is published by Kabita Pakshik,49, Patoldanga Street,Kolkata- 700 009,West Bengal,India.This book is awarded 'Kabita Pakshik 500... More > Sammanona' for Rajib's different approach in alternative post-modern writing styles.Blog: Rajib Sinha is a post modern new generation bengali poet who also wrote some novels and short stories in bengali< Less
Ananda Math By Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
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One of the most popular Indian novels of all ages, 'Ananda Math' was translated innumerable times into Indian and English languages. Five editions were published in Bengali and Hindi during the... More > author's lifetime, the first in 1882. The novel has the backdrop of the 18th century famine in Bengal, infamous as "Chhiyattorer Manvantar" (famine of 76th Bengali year, 1276), to narrate the saga of armed uprising of the ascetics and their disciples against the pillaging East India Company rulers. The uprising is historically known as 'Santan Vidroha', the ascetics being the children of Goddess Jagadambe.< Less
Barandar Janala By Mahasweta Devi
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It is a bengali novel.In bengali literature, Mahasweta Devi is a famous writer.Barandar Janala is one of her best creation. Buy it.You will not be disappointed.Trust me.
CultureCult Magazine - Winter 2015-16 Issue By Jagannath Chakravarti (Ed.)
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Our rich features boast an introspective insight into the world of David Bowie, a literary enthusiast evaluating classics in a postmodern age and a special piece on why Donald Trump sounds uncannily... More > like one of the participants from 'The Real Housewives of New York'. The winter issue also boasts 4 original short stories varying from the elegantly absurd to the historical and even horror. Featuring 15 poems of eight poets from all over the world, the issue also features the third installment of the acclaimed novel 'Cross eyed sleep' featuring the professional assassin David. Three poems of noted Bengali litterateur Adwaita Mallabarman on the Battle of Plassey have been translated especially for this issue. CultureCult Magazine is a vibrant, fully illustrated magazine of the Arts, Literature and Culture, published from Kolkata, India. It has been a gracious host to a variety of opinions and works of authors from all around the globe from its very first issue.< Less

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