Mothers Daughters and Others Representation of Women in the Folk Narratives of Assam



Book Summary

  • Editor: Nandana Dutta
  • Year of Publication: 2012
  • ISBN: 978-81-910016-3-1
  • Price: 350

Mothers Daughters and Others- Representation of Women in the Folk Narratives of Assam is a collection of folktales which are translated from various languages of Assam and is edited by Dr. Nandana Dutta. This book presents a total number of sixty three folk tales from seven communities, viz. Assamese, Bodo, Mising, Dimasa, Rabha, Tiwa and Karbi and a 28 page scholarly Introduction. The translations of these folk tales reflect the unique perspectives on the women folk as delineated by the folk narratives in each of these six communities. This book provides the readers with a great opportunity to peep through the state of women in their numerous roles and responsibilities in these communities. These translations are followed by a section on selected glossary used in the translations and also an index.