Subimal Basak

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Subimal Basak, (সুবিমল বসাক) is an Indian fiction writer. He is a member of the Hungry generation,[1][2] with Samir Roychoudhury,[3] Falguni Roy, Shakti Chattopadhyay and the movement's creator Malay Roy Choudhury.

The Hungry Generation archive,[4] and Weissner Archive with Subimal Basak Papers[5] are held at Northwestern University; the Howard McCord archive is held at Washington State University.[6]

Awards[edit]

Subimal Basak was awarded the Sahitya Academy Award for translations by the Government of India in 2008. He was felicitated by Alochana Chakra at the Bangla Academy in 2009.

Film[edit]

Srijit Mukherji has directed a film titled Baishe Srabon in which famous Bengali director Gautam Ghose has portrayed the role of a Hungryalist intellectual. This was for the first time that Bengali avant garde literature has been incorporated into mainstream cinema.

Gautam Ghose and Subimal Basak

Works of Subimal Basak[edit]

  • Chhatamatha (Novel). Published by Hungry Prokashani, Kolkata 700049. Cover designed by Malay Roy Choudhury. 1965
  • Habijabi (Poems). Published by Hungry Printers, Howrah. Cover by Subimal Basak. 1970.
  • Guerrilla Aakrosh (Short Stories). Published by Hungry prokashani, Kolkata 700049. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 1974.
  • Atmar Shanti Du Minit (Short Stories). Published by Hungry Prokashani, Kolkata 700049. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 1985.
  • Ajatha Khitkal (Short Stories). Published by Ebang Publishers, Kolkata 700034. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 1987.
  • Biyar Geet O Dhakai Chhora (Collection of Folk Songs). Published by Subimal Basak, Kolkata 700056. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 1987.
  • Kusanskar (Collection of Bengali Superstitions). Published by Subimal Basak. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 1987.
  • Protnibeej (Novel). Published by Haowa49 Publishers, Kolkata 700070. 1996.
  • Casual Leave (Shorty Stories). Published by Graffiti, Kolkata 700029. Cover designed by Sharmi Pandey. 2000
  • Bakbakani (Poems). Published by Sumeriya Publishers, Kolkata. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 2000.
  • Ethi (Short Stories). Published by Ebang Publishers, Kolkata 700047. Cover designed by Madhubani Painters. 2001.
  • Kutti (Short Skits). Published by Subimal Basak.Kolkata. 2003.
  • Tijorir Bhetor Tijori (Short Stories). Published by Haowa49 Publishers, Kolkata 700070. Cover designed by Subimal Basak. 2005.
  • Gopan Dastabej O Sheetatap Niyantrito Atma (Short Stories). Published by Haowa49 Publishers, Kolkata 700070. Cover designed by Samir Roychoudhury.2007.

Sources[edit]

  • Chhitephota. An Anthology of articles on Subimal Basak edited by Dr. Sajal Ranjan Acharyya. 79 Station Road, Udaypur, Kolkata 400049.
  • Van Tulsi Ki Gandh by Phanishwarnath Renu. Published by Rajkamal Prakashan, Delhi-2, India. (1984)
  • Hungry Shruti & Shastravirodhi Andolon by Dr Uttam Das. Published by Mahadiganta Publishers, Kolkata, India. (1986)
  • Salted Feathers edited by Dick Bakken, Portland, Oregon, USA. (HUNGRU Issue, 1967)
  • Intrepid edited by Carl Weissner, Buffalo, NY, USA. (Hungry Issue, 1968)
  • Milon: Subimal Basak Special edited by Biswajit Nandi, Tura, Meghalaya, India. (2007)
  • Encyclopedia in Assamese (Vol VII) edited by Rajen Saikia. Published by Assam Sahitya Sabha, Jorhat, Assam. (2007)
  • E-Kaler Gadya Padya Andoloner Dalil by Satya Guha. Published by Adhuna, Kolkata, India. (1970)
  • Bangriji Sahitye Khudhito Bangsha by Jyotirmay Datta. DESH Literature Issue. Kolkata, India. (Bengali Year 1375)

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