Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > WHERE THE SUN RISES WHEN SHADOWS FALL: THE NORTH-EAST
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
WHERE THE SUN RISES WHEN SHADOWS FALL: THE NORTH-EAST
WHERE THE SUN RISES WHEN SHADOWS FALL: THE NORTH-EAST
Description
From the Jacket:

For mosdt people living in India, little is known about the North-east, its myriad cultures and value system. This book paints a broad canavas by introducing readers to the rich cultural heritage and history of the states; the outstanding modern poetry from this region, acknowledged to be among the best from India; and the dual or plural identities which have led to the immense crisis of political development.

Over thirty leading personalities, most of them from the Nort-east, have contributed to this volume essays, oral narratives, poems, interviews, and around 40 photographs.

Oral narratives from eight states including Sikkim, evoke a world in harmony with nature. This idyllic image is juxtaposed with impassioned, pungent, and sardonic poetry, which expresses the pain and brutality of political oppression. The cultures of these different states are also shown experiencing transformations in social values, beliefs, and lifestyles, as they adapt to radical changes.

Three cogent essays deal with political turmoil - partly engendered by a 'mindset' leading to a conflict of loyalties between the state and the country. The Brahmaputra becomes a metaphor for destruction and survival.

This book is enriched by two interviews held with luminaries: Indira Goswami speaking with candour about negotiating on behalf of the ULFA; and Ratan Thiyam speaking on bringing the aesthetics of his repertory theatre group based in Manipur to performances worldwide, investing the local Manipur language and culture with universal significance.

This poignant and gripping account of the North-east and it cultures, will deepen readers' understanding of this little-known part of India, especially scholars of anthropology, cultural studies, and literary culture, as well as general audiences.

About the Author:

Geeti Sen is Chief Editor, Publications, India International Centre, New Delhi. She is a cultural historian, art critic, and the author of five major books on Indian art. She was conferred the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fellowship from 1998-2000.

Sanjoy Hazarika is Managing Trustee of the Centre for North-east Studies and Policy Research, and is a consulting Editor for Statesman. He is an award-winning former correspondent of the New York Times.

Mamang Dai is a journalist and writer, and is Vice-President of the North-east Writers Forum. Her published works include two books, a collection of poetry, and a collection on folklore.

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih is Deputy Director in charge of publications at North-eastern Hill University, Shillong. He is the recipient of the first North-east Poetry Award conferred by the North-east Poetry Award conferred by the North-east Poetry Council, Tripura, in 2004.

CONTENTS
Preface VIII
Geeti Sen
I
Where The Sun Rises
Creation Myths And Oral Narratives

On Creation Myths and Oral Narratives 2
Mamang Dai

Origin Myths of the Mizo 7
Margaret Ch. Zama

The Worship of Burasa 12
Chandra Kanta Murasingh

The Story of Creation 15
Tashi Chophel

The Legend of Chandramali and Kathia Budan 18
Anil Boro

A Tale of Saioja Badshah and Nawab Radharam 20
Kallol Pilliya

The Legend of Abo-Tani: the first man on earth 22
Hage Pilliya

Oral Narratives of the Merhu 26
Easterine Iralu

Khomjong-nubi Nangkaron: the Pleiades ascending heaven 30
Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh

U Theln: the man-eating serpent 33
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrith

II
When Shadow Fall
Poetry From The North-East

Hard-edged Modernism: contemporary poetry in North-east India 40
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Mamang Dai

45
Nlimani Phookan

49
Thangjam Ibopishak

53
Robin S. Ngangom

57
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

61
Mona Zote

66
Nini Lungalang

69
Chandra Kanta Murasingh

73
III
Cultures in Tradition

78
In Search of Heroes
S.K.Pillai

92
Child of Fortune
Nini Lungalang

98
Nagas - Down the Ages
Pablo Bartholomew

99
Photo Essay by Pablo Bartholomew

Where the Past meets the Future 109
Ayinla Shilu Ao

Rites, in passing…. 113
Moji Riba

The Ka Lukhmi: a Khasi rice myth 122
Desmond Kharmawphlang

Death of a Hunter 137
Temsula Ao

The Road to Tawang 149
Geeti Sen

IV
The Conflict of Identities

A New Politics of Race: India and its Nort-east 164
Sanjib Baruah

Where is this North-east? 177
Patricia Mukhim

The Assamese Mind: contours of a landscape 189
Harekrishna Deka

Heaven in Hell: a paradox 203
Mona Zote

Women in the Time of Conflict: the case of Nagaland 213
Preeti Gill

Re-inventing Tradition in Performance 227
Ratan Thiyam in dialogue with Kavita Nagpal and Geeti Sen

V
The Politics of Dissent

The Brahmaputra: muse, metaphor, source of life 244
Sanjoy Hazarika

Nagaland in Transition 253
Charles Chasie

The Margins Strike Back: echoes of sovereignty and the Indian state 265
Udayon Misra

Manipur: factured land 275
Pradip Phanjoubam

Stitching Peace Together 288
Indira Goswami in dialugue with Sanjoy Hazarika and Geeti Sen

Contributors 300

WHERE THE SUN RISES WHEN SHADOWS FALL: THE NORTH-EAST

Item Code:
IDF424
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2006
ISBN:
0195682815
Language:
English
Size:
8.8" X 5.8"
Pages:
316 (Illustrated With B& W Figures)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 790 gms
Price:
$39.50   Shipping Free
Usually ships in 15 days
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
WHERE THE SUN RISES WHEN SHADOWS FALL: THE NORTH-EAST
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 9757 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
From the Jacket:

For mosdt people living in India, little is known about the North-east, its myriad cultures and value system. This book paints a broad canavas by introducing readers to the rich cultural heritage and history of the states; the outstanding modern poetry from this region, acknowledged to be among the best from India; and the dual or plural identities which have led to the immense crisis of political development.

Over thirty leading personalities, most of them from the Nort-east, have contributed to this volume essays, oral narratives, poems, interviews, and around 40 photographs.

Oral narratives from eight states including Sikkim, evoke a world in harmony with nature. This idyllic image is juxtaposed with impassioned, pungent, and sardonic poetry, which expresses the pain and brutality of political oppression. The cultures of these different states are also shown experiencing transformations in social values, beliefs, and lifestyles, as they adapt to radical changes.

Three cogent essays deal with political turmoil - partly engendered by a 'mindset' leading to a conflict of loyalties between the state and the country. The Brahmaputra becomes a metaphor for destruction and survival.

This book is enriched by two interviews held with luminaries: Indira Goswami speaking with candour about negotiating on behalf of the ULFA; and Ratan Thiyam speaking on bringing the aesthetics of his repertory theatre group based in Manipur to performances worldwide, investing the local Manipur language and culture with universal significance.

This poignant and gripping account of the North-east and it cultures, will deepen readers' understanding of this little-known part of India, especially scholars of anthropology, cultural studies, and literary culture, as well as general audiences.

About the Author:

Geeti Sen is Chief Editor, Publications, India International Centre, New Delhi. She is a cultural historian, art critic, and the author of five major books on Indian art. She was conferred the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fellowship from 1998-2000.

Sanjoy Hazarika is Managing Trustee of the Centre for North-east Studies and Policy Research, and is a consulting Editor for Statesman. He is an award-winning former correspondent of the New York Times.

Mamang Dai is a journalist and writer, and is Vice-President of the North-east Writers Forum. Her published works include two books, a collection of poetry, and a collection on folklore.

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih is Deputy Director in charge of publications at North-eastern Hill University, Shillong. He is the recipient of the first North-east Poetry Award conferred by the North-east Poetry Award conferred by the North-east Poetry Council, Tripura, in 2004.

CONTENTS
Preface VIII
Geeti Sen
I
Where The Sun Rises
Creation Myths And Oral Narratives

On Creation Myths and Oral Narratives 2
Mamang Dai

Origin Myths of the Mizo 7
Margaret Ch. Zama

The Worship of Burasa 12
Chandra Kanta Murasingh

The Story of Creation 15
Tashi Chophel

The Legend of Chandramali and Kathia Budan 18
Anil Boro

A Tale of Saioja Badshah and Nawab Radharam 20
Kallol Pilliya

The Legend of Abo-Tani: the first man on earth 22
Hage Pilliya

Oral Narratives of the Merhu 26
Easterine Iralu

Khomjong-nubi Nangkaron: the Pleiades ascending heaven 30
Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh

U Theln: the man-eating serpent 33
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrith

II
When Shadow Fall
Poetry From The North-East

Hard-edged Modernism: contemporary poetry in North-east India 40
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Mamang Dai

45
Nlimani Phookan

49
Thangjam Ibopishak

53
Robin S. Ngangom

57
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

61
Mona Zote

66
Nini Lungalang

69
Chandra Kanta Murasingh

73
III
Cultures in Tradition

78
In Search of Heroes
S.K.Pillai

92
Child of Fortune
Nini Lungalang

98
Nagas - Down the Ages
Pablo Bartholomew

99
Photo Essay by Pablo Bartholomew

Where the Past meets the Future 109
Ayinla Shilu Ao

Rites, in passing…. 113
Moji Riba

The Ka Lukhmi: a Khasi rice myth 122
Desmond Kharmawphlang

Death of a Hunter 137
Temsula Ao

The Road to Tawang 149
Geeti Sen

IV
The Conflict of Identities

A New Politics of Race: India and its Nort-east 164
Sanjib Baruah

Where is this North-east? 177
Patricia Mukhim

The Assamese Mind: contours of a landscape 189
Harekrishna Deka

Heaven in Hell: a paradox 203
Mona Zote

Women in the Time of Conflict: the case of Nagaland 213
Preeti Gill

Re-inventing Tradition in Performance 227
Ratan Thiyam in dialogue with Kavita Nagpal and Geeti Sen

V
The Politics of Dissent

The Brahmaputra: muse, metaphor, source of life 244
Sanjoy Hazarika

Nagaland in Transition 253
Charles Chasie

The Margins Strike Back: echoes of sovereignty and the Indian state 265
Udayon Misra

Manipur: factured land 275
Pradip Phanjoubam

Stitching Peace Together 288
Indira Goswami in dialugue with Sanjoy Hazarika and Geeti Sen

Contributors 300
Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to WHERE THE SUN RISES WHEN SHADOWS FALL: THE NORTH-EAST (Language and Literature | Books)

Folk Traditions of Rama-Katha in the North East (DVD)
Bappa Ray
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
30 minutes 04 second Approx
Item Code: IZZ934
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Fusion: It's a Great East and West  (Vol. 2) (Audio CD)
Various Artistes
N A Classical Audio Cassettes co. (2008)
Item Code: IZZ825
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Moments in Togetherness Vocal & Piano (East & West Fusion) (Audio CD)
Neela Bhagwat and Marion Von Tilzer
N A Classical (2008)
Item Code: ICE089
$22.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Leirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on Border
Leirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on BorderLeirum Scarf from Manipur with Thread Weave on Border
Cotton
6.0 ft x 0.8 ft
Item Code: SWE69
$20.00
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Wrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel Colors
Wrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel ColorsWrap-Around Long Skirt with Block-Print in Pastel Colors
Deal 20% Off
Pure Cotton
39 inch Length
Waist upto 35 inch
Item Code: STK32
$25.00$20.00
You save: $5.00 (20%)
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Wrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed Flowers
Wrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed FlowersWrap-Around Long Skirt with Printed Flowers
Satin
Length 36 inch
Waist Upto 36 inch
Item Code: STK38
$20.00
Color:
Add to Cart
Buy Now
In Exact Adherence to Goddess Lakshmi’s Classical Iconography (Large Size)
South Indian Temple Wood Carving
35" X 18.0" X 7.0"
27.9 kg
Item Code: RL19
$995.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Narasimha with Goddess Lakshmi - A Saumya Image
Deal 25% Off
Patachitra Folk Art from the Temple Town of Puri (Orissa) on Tussar Silk Fabric
23.5 inches X 37.5 inches
Item Code: PL37
$295.00$221.25
You save: $73.75 (25%)
 With Frame (Add $275.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Basketry (Everyday Art of North East India)
by Dr. A. K. Das
Hardcover (Edition: 2016)
B.R. Publishing Corporation
Item Code: NAM409
$57.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Separatism in North-East India: Role of Religion Language & Script
by Kunal Ghosh With Vikas Kumar
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Suruchi Prakashan
Item Code: NAJ393
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Approach to The Cultural Mapping of North-East India: In Respect of Tribal Tales
Deal 20% Off
by Pratibha Mandal
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
The Asiatic Society
Item Code: NAB824
$62.00$49.60
You save: $12.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Seducing The Rain God (A Collection of Short Stories from The North East)
Deal 20% Off
by Smriti Kumar Sinha
Paperback (Edition: 2015)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAL034
$31.00$24.80
You save: $6.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Youth of North- East India (Demographics and Readership)
Deal 20% Off
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
National Book Trust
Item Code: NAI450
$31.00$24.80
You save: $6.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY: Some Reflections on North-East India
Deal 20% Off
by Dr. S. C. Daniel
Hardcover (Edition: 2000)
REGENCY PUBLICATIONS
Item Code: IDG251
$20.50$16.40
You save: $4.10 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
I received the two books today from my order. The package was intact, and the books arrived in excellent condition. Thank you very much and hope you have a great day. Stay safe, stay healthy,
Smitha, USA
Over the years, I have purchased several statues, wooden, bronze and brass, from Exotic India. The artists have shown exquisite attention to details. These deities are truly awe-inspiring. I have been very pleased with the purchases.
Heramba, USA
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India