Michael Madhusudan Dutta (25 January 1824 - 29 June 1873 / Jessore / Bangladesh (British India))
Michael Madhusudan Dutt or Michael Madhusudan Dutta was a popular 19th century Bengali poet and dramatist. He was born in Sagordari, on the bank of Kopotaksho River, a village in Keshobpur Upozila, Jessore District, East Bengal (now in Bangladesh). His father was Rajnarayan Dutt, an eminent lawyer, and his mother was Jahnabi Devi. He was a pioneer of Bengali drama. His famous work Meghnad Bodh Kavya, is a tragic epic. It consists of nine cantos and is quite exceptional in Bengali literature both in terms of style and content. He also wrote poems about the sorrows and afflictions of love as spoken by women.
From an early age, Madhusudan desired to be an Englishman in form and ... more »
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- Bongo Bhasha
- Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
- Joshor Mondir
- Komole Kamini
- Kopothokkho Nad
- Loskhoner Proti Surponkha
- Meghnad o Bibhishon
- Rosal o Sornolotika