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The Demon Slayers and Other Stories : Bengali Folk Tales - Sayantani DasGupta

The Demon Slayers and Other Stories

Bengali Folk Tales

Paperback Published: 1st September 1994
ISBN: 9781566561563
Number Of Pages: 175

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This volume is a collection of Bengali folk tales. Among the stories of princes, devata (deities) and bloodthirsty rashash (demons), stories of women's lives and images emerge. Women and their goddeses bring to life not only the nurturing Bengali motherland itself, but: Uma, the daughter and potential wife; Parvati, the young bride and potential mother; Kali, the mother at her most fearsome, who can take life, as well as create it; and Durga, the Divine Protectress and slayer of demons.

ISBN: 9781566561563
ISBN-10: 1566561566
Series: International Folk Tales
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: 1st September 1994
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1