Title: Jnananjan [Andornment of knowledge]
Author: Sitanath Das Dutta (of Morpukur)
Publisher: Not mentioned
Printer: Printed by Gangadhar Karmakar at the Chandroday Jantralay, Serampore.
Date & edition: 1870
Price: Not mentioned
About the book: A tale for children on the advantages of education. The several shorter tales are set in a framing narrative that concerns the education of a prince. The stories are told by a village schoolmaster, to whom is entrusted the responsibility of the young prince’s education. Through examples, the tales impart lessons on the virtues of education, knowledge and religion. At the end, this virtuous education helps the prince to become a wise and able king.
Genre: Moral tale. Tale of education.
Source: The British Library, London
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