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Das, Jibanananda (1899-1954) By Bandyopadhyay, Sibaji

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1473-1
Published: 09/05/2016
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Jibanananda Das was one of the pre-eminent Bengali poets of the first half of the twentieth century. With the posthumous entry of his prose writings into the public domain, it is now generally accepted that Jibanananda was also a storyteller and novelist of the first rank.

Jibanananda was born in the district town of Barishal (now in Bangladesh) in a Brahma household. After obtaining an MA in English from Calcutta University in 1921, he taught in various colleges.

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Bandyopadhyay, Sibaji. "Das, Jibanananda (1899-1954)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 14 Dec. 2018 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/das-jibanananda-1899-1954. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1473-1

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