The Art And Literature Of Banjara Lambanis

The Art And Literature Of Banjara Lambanis

by D.B. Naik

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BN ID: 2940013129597
Publisher: Apps Publisher
Publication date: 07/26/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Dhanasing Naik (b. 1956) who hails from a low middle class Banjara-Lambani peasant family in Gulbarga District of Karnataka, is a multi-faceted personality-a scholar, a poet, a director, an actor and folklorist par excellence.

He, having a gold medal in B.A. and First Class in MA. from Karnatak University, Dharwad and a Ph.D. from Gulbarga University in 1990, published twenty research papers and delivered ten lectures of which two at International Folk Art Museum at Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. He has published ten books on Folklore, Mass communication, Kannada literature and other subjects. He wrote a drama entitled "Giri Kogilegalu" and directed it. Being a member of several state-level and national literary and cultural organisations, he is deeply interested in the scientific study of the folk songs, tales and folk dramas of tribal community in general and of Banjara-Lambani Community in particular.

At present he is a Reader in the Institute of Kannada Studies, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. The book on the Tribal Community of Banjara-Lambanis is an excellent work to be read and enjoyed not only by the academics but also by the public.

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