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400 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190860332

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In the Shade of the Golden Palace

Alaol and Middle Bengali Poetics in Arakan

Thibaut d'Hubert

South Asia Research

  • Offers a contextualized study of the making of Middle Bengali Muslim literature in the Buddhist kingdom of Arakan (Bangladesh/Myanmar) based on original sources.
  • Analyzes the poetics of vernacular literary traditions in the multilingual context of South and Southeast Asia.
  • Sheds new light on Indo-Persian literature in Bengal and the surrounding regions.