The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Vol. 8, No. 3

The Goddess

by Prabhat K. Mukherjee

The great Bengali filmmaker Satyajit Ray adapted this 1899 Prabhat K. Mukherjee story into the 1960 film Devi. Upon its release, the film ignited a critical and political eruption, which Ray scholar Dilip K. Basu addresses in his accompanying essay.

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