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Title Durgesa Nandini or, The Chieftain's Daughter: a Bengali Romance
Author(s) Chatterjee, Bankim Chandra
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1880
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Calcutta
Publisher H. M. Mookerjee & Co.
Library British Library
Reference 14127.e.14
Notes Translated into English Prose by Charu Chandra Mookerjee. 21 chapters.
Region South Asia, South East Asia
Names Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Bankim Chanter Chatrerji, Charu Chandra Mookerjee, E. R. Lytton
Places India, Bengal (pp11-19, 123-126, 162), Delhi (pp12-13, 20), Burma (p49)
Topics Indian literature, romance, contents (pi), religion, Hinduism (pp1-5, 6, 21, 45-57, 116, 123), jewellery (pp4-5), Zenana (pp6, 21), caste (pp6, 19, 45, 46, 162), status of women (p8), natural history (pp19, 26, 37, 48, 74, 101, 138), conquest of Bengal (p19), marriage (pp19, 33, 40, 88, 131, 201), servants (pp20, 43), political situation in Bengal (pp123-126), body (pp27, 28, 47, 137), sexuality (p28), appearance (pp28, 29, 37-39, 58), military (pp34-36), music (pp61, 62, 178), conflict (p90), health and disease, medicine (p109), babu (p140), death (pp145, 180-181), festival (p155), crime and punishment, execution (p143)
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