ISBN 9788171675609,Palli Samaj:The Homecoming

Palli Samaj:The Homecoming


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9788171675609

ISBN-10 8171675603


Number of Pages 163 Pages
Language (English)


The Story Is Set In A Village In The District Of Hooghly In West Bengal, Near The Author'S Birthplace, Devanandapur, In The Early Twentieth Century, When Rural Life Was Dominated By Social Conventions And Caste Prejudices. It Deals With The Efforts Of Ramesh, A Young Roorkee-Trained Engineer, To Bring Change In The Caste-Ridden Village And To Elevate The Villagers To A Better Level Of Existence. It Is Also The Story Of Two Childhood Friends Whose Relationship Is Doomed As Social Convention Decrees That They Must Not Come Close To Each Other. Sarat Chandra Chatterjee, Leading Novelist And Short Story Writer Of Bengal, Started Writing Stories When He Was Only Seventeen. His Novel Bardidi (1907) Caused A Furore In Bengal And Heralded The Emergence Of A New Star In The Firmament Of Bengali Literature. In May 1916, He Decided To Devote Himself Exclusively To Literature And The Decade That Followed Saw The Fullest Development Of His Genius. During His Period Appeared Among Others Srikanta, Charitraheen, Datta, Dena Paona, And Pather Dabi. Saratchandra Died On 16 January, 1938, At The Age Of Sixty-Two.