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Published by Purbanchal Prakash in Guwahati .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNagen Saikia
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p.
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25123103M
LC Control Number2011351317

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Peculiar to Assamese literature are the buranji s, chronicles written in a prose tradition taken to Assam by the Ahom people originally from what is now Yunnan, China. Assamese buranji s date from the 16th century, though the genre appears much earlier in the original Tai language of the Ahom. The modern Assamese period took its first step with the publication of the Bible in Assamese prose by the American Baptist Missionaries in The presently prevalent standard Asamiya has its ancestors in the Sibsagar dialect of Eastern Assam. Back of the Book Sahitya Akademi intended, form its very beginning to make available to the general as well as to the students of literature standard histories of literature in various languages of india. The present volume belongs to it. The contribution of Assamese known as Pragjyotisa in the epic age to the Indian literature is quite considerable though very little of it is known to non. Assamese Literature A History of Indian literature: Modern Indo-Aryan literatures History of Indian literature India, the land and the people Part 2 of Modern Indo-Aryan literatures: Pt. 2: Author: Satyendranath Sarma: Edition: 2: Publisher: National Book Trust, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: ISBN.

Modern Period of Assamese Literature The British imposed Bengali in in Assam after the state was occupied in Due to a sustained campaign, Assamese was reinstated in as the state language. Since the initial printing and literary activity occurred in eastern Assam, the Eastern dialect was introduced in schools, courts and offices. Mahendra Bara. The Evolution of the Assamese Sahitya Sabha, Jorhat, DCLC, IAUG, MIUG, NYCC, NYCX, NYPG, PAUG. Nirmal Probha Bardoloi, editor. The father of Assamese prose literature Bhattadeva wrote three major books of Vaishnavism -- Katha Geeta, Katha Bhagawat and Katha Ratnawali. He also penned other great books. The 17th century, is renowned for the growth and development of the “Charit Puthi” (biographies). Coming of . 1Assamese literatureAn overview and historical perspective Linking into broader Indian canvasPrologueAssam, the eastern most part of India was differently call.

The study of Assamese literature has so far been in terms of the history of the Assamese language. This book is a history of the narratives written in Assamese language and its relation to the process of region formation. The literature dealt with ranges from pre-colonial chronicles, ballads and drama to modern genres of fiction and critical Author: Manjeet Baruah.   Whenever a magazine or a newspaper publishes a list of must-read books/writers on/from India, there is a tendency to leave out those from the North East. On . Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Śaikīẏā, Nagena. Background of modern Assamese literature. Interview: 'Assamese Literature Should Evolve To Meet the Challenges of Changing Times' Asam Sahitya Sabha president Kuladhar Saikia speaks about digitising the literary treasure of Assam and.