Earth Songs: Stories from Northeast India

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K. C. Baral
Sahitya Akademi, Jan 1, 2005 - Short stories, Indic - 171 pages
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The Sixteen Stories Included In This Volume Represent Different Aspects That Characterise The Life In Northeast India Such As Innocence, Violence, Corruption, Romantic Love, Humour And The Supernatural. Variously, These Stories Bring In The Human Concerns, And Relationships And Their Fragility To Focus. Although Not Representative, These Stories Give An Understanding Of The Life And Culture Of Societies In Northeast India. There Are Stories Of Very Established Authors Alongside Of Authors Who Are Young And Talented, Giving A Feel Of The Changes In Cultural Life And Social Dynamics. The Stories In The Volume Variously Attempt To Transcend Time/Space Dichotomies, Aspiring To Be Universal In Dissecting Life.
 

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Contents

translated by Pradip Acharya
24
Inspection Report
41
Basans Grandmother
65
One Night
77
When the Birds Come to Nest
105
translated by Robin S Ngangom
124
The Holy Dip
143
translated by Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih
162
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