ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Renaissance Revived

Literature and Society in Assam: A Study in Assam Renaissance, 1826-1926 by Tilottama Misra; Amsons Publications, Guwahati, 1987; pp 270, THE book under review deserves our thanks for initiating us into the intricacies of the emergence of modern Assam, when a 'new' literature was born as in many other parts of India under the colonial intervention of the British. Since Assamese nationalism was a subject that was hotly debated in the political arena not so long ago, it is most gratifying to have an academic monograph which opens up the subject of Assamese society in the nineteenth century.

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