Michael Madhusudan Dutt

Michael Madhusudan Dutt


Born
in Jessore, British Indian Ocean Territory
January 25, 1824

Died
June 29, 1873

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Michael Madhusudan Dutt, or Michael Madhusudan Dutta (Bangla: মাইকেল মধুসূদন দতত) was a popular 19th-century Bengali poet and dramatist. He was a pioneer of Bengali drama. Madhusudan is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets in Bengali literature and the father of the Bengali sonnet. He pioneered what came to be called amitrakshar chhanda or blank verse (Bangla:অমিতরাকষর ছনদ). His famous work, মেঘনাদবধ কাবয, is a tragic epic. It consists of nine cantos and is exceptional in Bengali literature both in terms of style and content. With its publication, the Indian poet distinguished himself as a serious composer of an entirely new genre of heroic poetry, that was Homeric and Dantesque in technique and style, and yet so fundamentally ...more

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একেই কি বলে সভ্যতা ও বুড় সা...

3.64 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1860 — 2 editions
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The Slaying of Meghanada: A...

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মধুসূদন রচনাবলী

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কৃষ্ণ‌কুমারী

3.79 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1861
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মাইকেল মধুসূদন দত্তের প্রহসন

3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1992
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বীরাঙ্গ‌না কাব্য

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পত্রাবলী

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শর্মিষ্ঠা

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The Heart of a Rebel Poet: ...

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শ্রেষ্ঠ কবিতা

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