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Sila Basak

ISBN 10: 8121208912 ISBN 13: 9788121208918

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About this Item: 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. 300 It is a comprehensive volume on Bengali riddles and their socio-cultural background. The author has devotedly collected there riddles from different corners of West Bengal and Bangladesh through extensive field study and classified, and analysed and evaluated their sociological importance. In the light of this study, an inquisitive reader would be able to form an in-depth impression abaut the social as well as familial life of the Bengal people. Even a casual browsing would convince the reader to acknowledge the authorís comprehensive study in this regard. It may also be noted that this book on Bengal riddles is the first of its kind in English or any language other than Bengal. About The Author:- Dr. Sila Basak was born in Kolkata in 1947. She earned her Ph.D. degree from University of Calcutta and D. Litt from Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta, India. The area of both the researches was Folkloristics. Working as an academic attached to the Dept. of Folklore and language studies with various Universities. Dr. Basak is also associated with the training and research programmes in Folkloristics of the Asiatic Society, Kolkata, where she is a life-member. She is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, London and a member of the Asiatic Societies of both Bangladesh and Japan. Dr. Basak is also a member International Society of Folk Narrative Research, Finland and also a member of International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, U.K. She has addressed several International Seminars in different countries. She is recipient of the prestigious Ananda Puraskar and Folklore Research Medal. Dr. Sila Basak is the author of number of books and research papers on the various aspects of Bengalís folklore and life. She lives with her family in Kolkata, India. Contents:- Contents # Introduction : Literary Riddle : Popular Riddle : Rural Life in Riddles : Larger Social Life and riddles : Social Analysis : Comparative Study : Field Survey : Bibliography : Index. The Title 'Bengali Culture and Society Through Its Riddles written/authored/edited by Sila Basak', published in the year 2006. The ISBN 9788121208918 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 300 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is History / Archaeology / Literature / Linguistic / Sociology. Language: English. Seller Inventory # 9788121208918

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Basak Sila Sen Sumanta

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About this Item: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. West Bengalprehensive volume on Bengali Riddles and their socio-cultural background. The Author has devotedly collected these riddles from different corners of West Bengal and Bangladesh through extensive field Study and classified, analysed and evaluated their sociological importance. In the light of this study, an inquisitive reader would be able to form an in-depth impression about the social as well as familial life of the Bengali people. Even a casual browsing would convince the reader to acknowledge the author?s comprehensive study in this regard. It may also be noted that this book on Bengali riddles is the first of its kind in English or any Language other than Bengali. Contents: Preface Introduction : 1. Origin of the Riddle and Many Theories 2. Structure and Characteristics of Riddles 3. Riddles and Rhymes 4. Riddles and Proverbs 5. Rhythm of Riddles 6. Rheotoric I. LITERARY RIDDLE II. POPULAR RIDDLE : 1. Related to Humans and Deities 2. Historical Figures 3. Mythological Figures 4. Riddles Related to Nature 5. Flowers 6. Sky, Planets and Nature 7. Domestic Life 8. Food 9. Articles of Daily Use 10. Domestic Articles 11. Different Activities and Customs 12. Rites and Rituals 13. Riddles on Animals and Insects III. Rural LIFE IN RIDDLES : 1. Family and Domestic Life 2. Household Items IV. LARGER SOCIAL LIFE AND RIDDLES : 1. Sanskrit Prahelik V. SOCIAL ANALYSIS : 1. Riddles for Social Occasions VI. COMPARATIVE STUDY VII. FIELD SURVEY : 1. West Bengal 2. Howrah 3. Hooghly 4. Burdwan 5. Birbhum 6. Midnapore 7. Purulia 8. Bankura 9. Nadia 10. West Dinajpore 11. Murshidabad 12. Jalpaiguri 13. Cooch Behar 14. Bangladesh 15. Dhaka 16. Narayanganj 17. Manikganj 18. Comilla 19. Mymensingh 20. Kishoreganj 21. Tangail 22. Natrakona 23. Noakhali 24. Rangpur 25. Pabna 26. Bagura 27. Kusthia 28. Faridpur 29. Jessore 30. Khulna 31. Barisal 32. Sirajganj 33. Rajsahi 34. Chalanbil 35. Sylhet 36. Sunamganj Printed Pages: 300. Seller Inventory # 35219

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About this Item: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. West Bengalprehensive volume on Bengali Riddles and their socio-cultural background. The Author has devotedly collected these riddles from different corners of West Bengal and Bangladesh through extensive field Study and classified, analysed and evaluated their sociological importance. In the light of this study, an inquisitive reader would be able to form an in-depth impression about the social as well as familial life of the Bengali people. Even a casual browsing would convince the reader to acknowledge the authorâÄôs comprehensive study in this regard. It may also be noted that this book on Bengali riddles is the first of its kind in English or any Language other than Bengali. Contents: Preface Introduction : 1. Origin of the Riddle and Many Theories 2. Structure and Characteristics of Riddles 3. Riddles and Rhymes 4. Riddles and Proverbs 5. Rhythm of Riddles 6. Rheotoric I. LITERARY RIDDLE II. POPULAR RIDDLE : 1. Related to Humans and Deities 2. Historical Figures 3. Mythological Figures 4. Riddles Related to Nature 5. Flowers 6. Sky, Planets and Nature 7. Domestic Life 8. Food 9. Articles of Daily Use 10. Domestic Articles 11. Different Activities and Customs 12. Rites and Rituals 13. Riddles on Animals and Insects III. Rural LIFE IN RIDDLES : 1. Family and Domestic Life 2. Household Items IV. LARGER SOCIAL LIFE AND RIDDLES : 1. Sanskrit Prahelik V. SOCIAL ANALYSIS : 1. Riddles for Social Occasions VI. COMPARATIVE STUDY VII. FIELD SURVEY : 1. West Bengal 2. Howrah 3. Hooghly 4. Burdwan 5. Birbhum 6. Midnapore 7. Purulia 8. Bankura 9. Nadia 10. West Dinajpore 11. Murshidabad 12. Jalpaiguri 13. Cooch Behar 14. Bangladesh 15. Dhaka 16. Narayanganj 17. Manikganj 18. Comilla 19. Mymensingh 20. Kishoreganj 21. Tangail 22. Natrakona 23. Noakhali 24. Rangpur 25. Pabna 26. Bagura 27. Kusthia 28. Faridpur 29. Jessore 30. Khulna 31. Barisal 32. Sirajganj 33. Rajsahi 34. Chalanbil 35. Sylhet 36. Sunamganj Printed Pages: 300. Seller Inventory # 35219

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About this Item: Gyan, New Delhi, 2006. Hardbound. Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. Introduction. 1. Literary riddle. 2. Popular riddle. 3. Rural life in riddles. 4. Larger social life and riddles. 5. Social analysis. 6. Comparative study. 7. Field survey. Bibliography. Index. It is a comprehensive volume on Bengali riddles and their socio cultural background. The author has devotedly collected these riddles from different corners of West Bengal and Bangladesh through extensive field study and classified analysed and evaluated their sociological importance. In the light of this study an inquisitive reader would be able to form an in depth impression about the social as well as familial life of the Bengali people. Even a casual browsing would convince the reader to acknowledge the author's comprehensive study in this regard. It may also be noted that this book on Bengali riddles is the first of its kind in English or any language other than Bengali. 252 pp. Seller Inventory # 59223

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