ISBN: 984 05 1329 0

Cover Type: HB

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The Dance and Other Stories

By Niaz Zaman (Author)

Publisher(s): The University Press Limited (UPL)   

First Published: 1996 No. of Pages: 91 Weight (kg): 0.5

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The stories in this collection have been written over a period of twenty-five years and include both published and new writings. The earliest of the stories ‘A Study in Black and White’ and ‘The Interview’, data from the 70’s; The Dance’ was a prizewinner in the first Asiaweek Short Story Competition in 1981. Zaman’s characters range from ordinary housewives to domestic servants, from unwanted daughters to eccentric artists. Mostly told bu the women who form the focus of these stories, the stories-like most good short stories –suggest more than they reveal. Weaving fact and fiction, Zaman provides a glimpse into social attitudes and customs, tradition and changes that mark and mould women’s lives in Bangladesh.

This book features in: Literature and Fiction Short Stories

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