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Social Criticism in 19th Century Assamese Writing

Social Criticism in 19th Century Assamese Writing Tilottoma Misra THIS is to clarify a few points about my article (EPW, September 14, 1985) in the light of the comments made on it by Hiren Gohain (EPW, November 30, 1985). I would like to state once more that my article was only a part of a larger work on 19th century Assamese literature. This article, being limited to the analysis of the contents of Orunodoi only, could not take up for discussion the works of the other important Assamese writers of the 19th century like Gunabhiram Barua, Anandaram Dhekiyal Phukan, Hem Chandra Barua and the writers of the 'Jonaki' age. Elsewhere in my work I have made an attempt to study their works and discuss the limitations in their views regarding the Assamese society.

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