Bengali Culture And Society Through Its Riddles

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Gyan Publishing House, 2006 - Bangladesh - 251 pages
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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 author s 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.

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Contents

Preface
9
Literary Riddle
27
Rural Life in Riddles
129
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