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Gandharvi: Life of a Musician

By: Bani Basu (Author) & Jayita Sengupta (Tr.)

Price: $9.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 112293

ISBN: 8125064230

Condition: New


Gandharvi: Life of a Musician, by the Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novelist Bani Basu (and translated by English scholar Jayita Sengupta), tells the story of Apala, a gifted singer of Hindustani classical music. She was born into an old, middle-class family of limited means in north Calcutta. To her family, her music meant little, as it did not fit their idea of ‘respectability’. Her husband ‘chose’ her after hearing her sing at a public concert, yet her marital life proved loveless. Her in-laws were insensitive and exploitative. Her children grew up learning to ignore their mother’... View more info

Borders and Partitions in South Asia

By: Jayita Sengupta

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers&Distributors: 2018

Seller ID: 1201061

ISBN: 1138540951

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 316 View more info