Author:Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

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Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bengali writer, poet and journalist; standardized and modernized the prose form of Bengali literature, both in fiction and non-fiction, and known as sahitya samrat (emperor of literature) in Bengali. India's national song Vande Mataram, which had given rise to the concept of the nation as mother and inspired the Indian nation during its struggle for independence, was taken from his novel Anandamath

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay







  • Kamalakanta (1885, enlarged from Kamalakanter Daptar, 1875) tr. Monish Ranjan Chatterjee (1992) OCLC 27106178



  • Bankim Rachanavali (1960): ed. Jogesh Chandra Bagal, contains the author's English works, including Rajmohan's Wife, essays and letters. (external scan)
  • The Bankimchandra Omnibus Vol 1 (2005): contains translations of five novels (Kapalkundala tr. Radha Chakravarty, Bishabriksha tr. Marian Maddern, Indira tr. Marian Maddern, Krishnakanta's Will tr. Soumyendra Nath Mukherjee, Rajani tr. Sreejata Guha) Google Books 1 2
  • Bankim's Hinduism : an anthology of writings by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (2011) by Amiya Prosad Sen OCLC 768728133

Works about Chattopadhyay[edit]

  • Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay : an intellectual biography (2008) by Amiya Prosad Sen OCLC 248981857
  • Bankimchandra Chatterjee (1977) by Subodh Chandra Sengupta (Google Books: 1, 2)

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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