Download PDF by Sudeshna Basak: Cultural History of Bengali Proverbs

By Sudeshna Basak

ISBN-10: 8121210283

ISBN-13: 9788121210287

Bengali proverbs are discovered from the earliest literary specimens all the way down to the current day. They surround a variety of matters facing gods and goddesses, legendary characters, folkloric figures and old individuals, social and relations lifestyles, love, human physique and behavior, fabrics of daily use and lush goods, agriculture and foodstuff, nature, place-names, birds, beasts and bugs, and so on. those therefore mirror the gamut of Bengali society and, now and then, the spirit of social rebellion. The ebook then analyses the constitution of Bengali proverbs and compares them with other kinds of folks literature comparable to nursery rhymes and riddles, songs and ballads, concerns bearing on women's rituals in Bengal. It additionally strains the similarities of Bengali proverbs and proverbs favourite in different components of Indian and past- a sworn statement to the commonality of human adventure and emotion.

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