When Muslim and Hindu Worlds Meet in Fiction: Mapping the Bengali Imaginaire

When Muslim and Hindu Worlds Meet in Fiction: Mapping the Be...

Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

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Lectures of the J.P. And Beena Khaitan Visiting Fellow Prof. Tony K. Stewart 16 Feb 2017 A number of Bangla tales dedicated to the fictional or mythic holy men (pīrs) and women (bibīs) in the Muslim community have circulated widely over the last five centuries alongside the tales of their historical counterparts. They are still printed and told today, and performed regularly in public, especially in the Sunderbans, the mangrove swamps in the sou...Read More
Lectures of the J.P. And Beena Khaitan Visiting Fellow Prof. Tony K. Stewart 16 Feb 2017 ...Read More