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The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folk Tales (Signed)

Dasgupta, S. and S. Das Dasgupta

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ISBN 10: 1566561566 / ISBN 13: 9781566561563
Published by Interlink Books, New York, 1995
Soft cover
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8vo. SIGNED and inscribed by author Shamita Das Dasgupta on title page. Book is in fine condition; a beautiful copy, bright and crisp. A collection of folk tales from the region of Bengal, which is now divided into the Indian stated of West Bengal and the independent nation of Bangladesh. 167 pp. including glossary and references. Bookseller Inventory # 14571

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Title: The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali...

Publisher: Interlink Books, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Softcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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A collection of Bengali folk tales. Among the stories of princes, devata (deities) and bloodthirsty rashash (demons), stories of women's lives and images emerge. Women and their goddeses bring to life not only the nurturing Bengali motherland itself, but demons as well.

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Shamita Das Dasgupta is a professor of psychology at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Her daughter, Sayantani DasGupta, is a medical student at Johns Hopkins University. They both travel to India every other year.

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