Author: Sukumar Sen
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172011075
A part of a series of standard Histories of Indian literature, this volume is a brief but essentially complete survey of literary activities in Bengal since the appearance of the speech.
Sponsored by Sanity Academy, the most prestigious literary institution of India this book is a comprehensive study of the Bengali literature. In the introductory chapters of the book linguistic and literary affinities of New indo-Aryan speeches have been sketched and the origin and development of the Bengali language as well as of the Bengali script has been given in outline.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK:
I recommend this book to all those who are interested in Indian literature. - Jawaharlal Nehru