A River Called Titash

A River Called Titash

With plenty of fish in the water of Titash , the Malo youths ' spirits soar . ... ghat to the maqtab , the boys ' primary school adjacent to the mosque of their neighborhood , and with one foot at the corner of the 18 A River Called Titash.

Author: Advaita Mallabarmaṇa

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520080491

Category: History

Page: 304

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Originally published in 1956, A River Called Titash is among the most highly acclaimed novels in Bengali literature. A unique combination of folk poetry and ethnography, Adwaita Mallabarman's tale of a Malo fishing village at the turn of the century captures the songs, speech, rituals, and rhythms of a once self-sufficient community and culture swept away by natural catastrophe, modernization, and political conflict. Both historical document and work of art, this lyrical novel provides an intimate view of a community of Hindu fishers and Muslim peasants, coexisting peacefully before the violent partition of Bengal between India and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). Mallabarman's story documents a way of life that has all but disappeared. Originally published in 1956, A River Called Titash is among the most highly acclaimed novels in Bengali literature. A unique combination of folk poetry and ethnography, Adwaita Mallabarman's tale of a Malo fishing village at the turn of the century captures the songs, speech, rituals, and rhythms of a once self-sufficient community and culture swept away by natural catastrophe, modernization, and political conflict. Both historical document and work of art, this lyrical novel provides an intimate view of a community of Hindu fishers and Muslim peasants, coexisting peacefully before the violent partition of Bengal between India and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). Mallabarman's story documents a way of life that has all but disappeared.
Categories: History

The Bangladesh Environmental Humanities Reader

The Bangladesh Environmental Humanities Reader

The term “malo” refers to the fishermen community who used to reside on the banks of river Titash in Comilla—which is now in Bangladesh. 2. ... In A River Called Titas by A Mallabarman, Translated by Kalpana Bardhan.

Author: Samina Luthfa

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781498599146

Category: Nature

Page: 321

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This volume presents the case of environmental humanities of Bangladesh, a developing country that experiences rapid industrialization, urbanization, and ecological degradation victimizing the masses. The book highlights ecocriticism, environmental justice, biodiversity, and politics of development and sustainability.
Categories: Nature

Anthropological Locations

Anthropological Locations

Adwaita Mallabarman's A River Called Titash was originally published in Bengali in 1956 , and Kalpana Bardhan has recently ( 1993 ) translated it into English . Mallabarman was born in 1914 of a Hindu fishing caste called the Malos in ...

Author: Akhil Gupta

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520206800

Category: Social Science

Page: 292

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"A vitally important contribution to anthropology. . . . Most importantly, although the critique is sharply directed, the tone of the volume is constructive rather than destructive—or deconstructive."—Joan Vincent, Barnard College "A rich, thought-provoking, and highly original collection. . . . The research presented is new and the perspectives original. This collection of essays casts significant new light on phenomena and practices which have long been central to anthropology, while at the same time introducing new substantive materials."—Don Brenneis, University of California, Santa Cruz
Categories: Social Science

A River Called Titash

A River Called Titash

Both historical document and work of art, this lyrical novel provides an intimate view of a community of Hindu fishers and Muslim peasants, coexisting peacefully before the violent partition of Bengal between India and East Pakistan (now ...

Author: Adwaita Mallabarman

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520080508

Category: History

Page: 291

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Originally published in 1956, A River Called Titash is among the most highly acclaimed novels in Bengali literature. A unique combination of folk poetry and ethnography, Adwaita Mallabarman's tale of a Malo fishing village at the turn of the century captures the songs, speech, rituals, and rhythms of a once self-sufficient community and culture swept away by natural catastrophe, modernization, and political conflict. Both historical document and work of art, this lyrical novel provides an intimate view of a community of Hindu fishers and Muslim peasants, coexisting peacefully before the violent partition of Bengal between India and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). Mallabarman's story documents a way of life that has all but disappeared.
Categories: History

Punjabi Baroque and Other Memories of Architecture

Punjabi Baroque and Other Memories of Architecture

FOR THE BEST IN PAPERBACKS , LOOK FOR THE ( O ) A RIVER CALLED TITASH Advaita Malla Barman Translated by Kalpana Bardhan On the banks of the Titash lives a vibrant community of fisherfolk , the Malos , who in their love of music and ...

Author: Kundanikā Kāpaḍīā

Publisher: Penguin Group

ISBN: UOM:39015040701487

Category: Architecture

Page: 286

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ýIn most urban (Indian) areas, a new architecture has flowered. And although it is impractical and stupid and fanciful and gross, it is...creating its own vocabulary and its own characteristic styles.ý Architect Gautam Bhatia is the picaresque hero travelling through a world of architecture completely dictated by personal idiosyncracies. In this witty, erudite book he argues that the well-to-do Indian measures his success by the ýhomeý he builds. To convert his fantasies into blueprint and give them shape in concrete and marble, he summons the architect. The architect has his own ideas, but these are thwarted at every turn and in the end his only real function is to juggle local by-laws to make room for whatever bizarre structure he is eventually commanded to build. These architectural monstrosities mushrooming all over Indiaýs cities defy the limits set on them by the size of plot or location and are so outrageous that it has become necessary to coin new terms to describe them: Chandni Chowk Chippendale, Tamil Tiffany, Marwari Pragmatism, Bania Gothic, Anglo-Indian Rococo, Punjabi Baroque... The author gives a guided tour through the intricacies of the new architecture in this gloriously funny, often hard-hitting book.
Categories: Architecture

Newsletter

Newsletter

Participants received a variety of readings , resource lists , and South Asian community publications . continued p . 3 Prof. Bruce Pray Reviews A River Called Titash The world of the novel A River Called Titash is vastly different from ...

Author: University of California, Berkeley. Center for South Asia Studies

Publisher:

ISBN: UCBK:C061791828

Category: South Asia

Page: 150

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Categories: South Asia

Waterlines the Penguin Book of River Writings

Waterlines  the Penguin Book of River Writings

The Journey Episode ' has been excerpted from his semi - autobiographical novel Titash Ekti Nadir Naam ( A River Called Titash ) , published five years after his untimely death . Geoffrey Waring Maw ( 1886–1959 ) was an English Quaker ...

Author: Amita Baviskar

Publisher: Penguin Group

ISBN: UOM:39015060794586

Category: Folklore

Page: 236

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Rivers pulse through the heart of India. The stories, essays and poetry in Waterlines reflect the presence of rivers in our lives: from film music to metaphysics, we turn to rivers to imagine and express our desires. As rivers shape our worlds and we shape theirs, landscapes and lives melt into one. This anthology celebrates this shared creation and also sheds light on the turbulence around rivers today. Waterlines combines classic works with the best of contemporary writing. Here is Rabindranath Tagore s brilliant tale of a young widow s passion. Agyeya recounts his aunt s courageous battle against the Beas. Cobras and otters and other river creatures meet crocodile-man Ron Whitaker. Arundhati Roy and Advaita Mallabarman offer river stories with dark currents. Mukul Sharma traces the travails of Biharis living in the shifting diara lands. Nita Kumar s lyrical account of the pleasures of Banaras ghats includes bhang-induced latrine . Anand Pandian presents early twentieth century Tamil verse honouring Pennycuick, the British engineer who dammed the Periyar. Ruchir Joshi pays homage to the Hooghly and Howrah Bridge. A.K. Ramanujan and A.K. Mehrotra, the Ganga, the Narmada, the Kaveri they are all here. With its unexpected bends and delightful views, Waterlines is a tribute to rivers that you will enjoy dipping into.
Categories: Folklore

501 Movie Directors

501 Movie Directors

Ramkinkar 1975 Jukti , Takko Aar Gappo 1974 ( Reason , Debate and a Story ) Titash Ekti Nadir Naam 1973 ( A River Called Titash ) Durbar Gati Padma 1971 About the same time that Satyajit Ray was setting out to transform the face of ...

Author: Steven Jay Schneider

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: UCSD:31822034663443

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 650

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Presents brief biographies of notable film directors from Georges Mâeliáes to the present, describes their principal contributions, and lists their most important films.
Categories: Performing Arts

Sight and Sound

Sight and Sound

Meghe Dhaka Tara ( The Cloud Capped Star , 1960 ) was a season are Komal Gandhar ( A Soft Note on a Sharp Scale , 1961 ) , Subarnarekha ( 1962 ) and Titash Ekti Nadir Naam ( A River Called Titash , 1973 ) . The last film is introduced ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106019122990

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 640

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Categories: Motion pictures

World Film Directors 1945 1985

World Film Directors  1945 1985

Work began on Titash ekti nadir naam ( A River Called Titash ) , scripted by Ghatak from a novel by Advaita Malla Barman about the decline and ultimate dissolution of a fishing community on the banks of the Titash . The river is drying ...

Author: John Wakeman

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015002919737

Category: Motion picture producers and directors

Page: 1232

View: 393

A two-volume biographical/critical dictionary of major, filmmakers from all countries, covering the entire history of the medium from 1890 to the present. Each director is treated in a separate essay that includes a detailed, chronological account of the subject's life and work and a summary of critical opinion. Includes filmography and a selective bibliography of books and articles.
Categories: Motion picture producers and directors