Hemchandra Barua- Makers of Indian Literature (An Old and Rare Book)
|Publisher:||SAHITYA AKADEMI, DELHI|
|Other Details||8.50x5.50 inches|
Hemchandra Barua (1835-1896) writer, editor, grammarian, lexicographer, and social reformer, is considered the Father of Modern Assamese literature. Hemchandra's Asamiya Vyakaran, the first Assamese gram mar in the Assamese language, delineated clear-cut rules for spelling and syntax, leaving no room for obscurity or confusion.
His Hemkosh (Dictionary) became a standard lexicon to settle all disputes relating to spelling, usage, etc. In fact his Grammar and Dictionary remain standard texts even today. Hemchandra played a historic role as a writer of school books. Credit also goes to him to be the first to introduce satire and criticism in Assamese literature.
Jatindranath Goswami (b. 1918), the author of this monograph is an eminent biographer, critic and essayist. He has also edited several books. In the present monograph he has presented the life and works of Hemchandra Barua for the benefit of non Assamese readers.
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