International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


ISSN: 2455-4030

Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

Literary Genres and History

Author(s): Suchitra Majumdar
Abstract: For long, precolonial literary/textual sources were thought to be bereft of any historicity. But this view has been questioned, and medieval Indian (regional) textual forms have been shown to be historical sources in their own right (viz. Mangal Kavyas of Bengal and Buranjis of Assam). According to Rao, Shulman and Subrahmanyam these sources should be located in their own social, economic and political contexts to use these as sources of history. The present article discusses the same.
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