International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

Literary Genres and History


Suchitra Majumdar

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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Suchitra Majumdar. Literary Genres and History. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 413-414
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development