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Published: 05 October 2017

376 Pages | 6 visuals


ISBN: 9780199474721

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In the Land of Buried Tongues

Testimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

Chaity Das

  • Fills in the gap in recent research into the partition using fiction and memoirs as sources
  • Analysing fiction provides a new perspective to the ground covered through history, memory studies and anthropology
  • Considers literature from both Pakistan and Bangladesh and a few texts from India
  • Utilizes new native accounts from Bangladesh in the original language
  • Contextualizes partition within studies of the war and the holocaust