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The Secrets of the Humankind

The Secrets of the Humankind

Selected Satiric Articles by Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay (1838-1894)

by Kathakali Mukherjee (write a review)
Type: Print Book
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Price: Rs.191.00 + shipping
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Description of "The Secrets of the Humankind"

Among 19th century Bengali authors, Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay (1838-1894) is considered to be pioneer of Bengali prose literature. The translator selected a collection of nine articles from “Lokrakasya”, a selection of satiric articles previously published in Bangadarshan (A view of Bengal) – the Bengali monthly edited by Bankimchandra. with a purpose to introduce English speaking readers to satiric articles of the author, who is in general remembered for his historical novels and patriotic ideas.

About the author(s)

About translator:
Kathakali Mukherjee (born 1971) studied Sanskrit – Epigraphy and ancient Indian history in Calcutta University, India, but developed an interest in language and literary studies since her childhood. Her love for languages encouraged her to learn couple of European languages as well.
After a long stint as technical translator and general management professional with German and Indian companies, she decided publishing her translations of less known literary works of esteemed Bengali and German authors into English. Apart from translating, she writes short stories as well.

Book Details
Number of Pages: 
142
Dimensions: 
5 inch x 8 inch
Interior Pages: Black & White
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)
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