Jarigan: Muslim Epic Songs of Bangladesh
By Mary Frances Dunham
Published by The University Press Limited, 1997 Dhaka, Bangladesh Sponsored by The Ford Foundation & The University Press Limited.
...in this study we see the remarkable absorption of literature from the Middle East into the Bengali folk songs. Stories from Muharram passion plays, Biblical-Koranic parables, and Arabian Nights romances are all there...
...a ground breaking study of a major genre of Bangladeshi folk song...valuable to scholars in the filed of South Asia as well as in Islamic studies...
Listen to Jarigan Track 1
Listen to Jarigan Track 2
Special thanks to Rafique Islam for scanning this book.