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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology (IJARET) (Vol.11, No. 11)

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Page : 1484-1489

Keywords : Novel; Assamese; trend; twenty-first century;

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The Assamese Novel were born since in the late nineteenth century. The influence of the western literature is significantly distinguished in early periods of Assamese novel. Nearly hundred and thirty years ago in the ‘Jonaki era', different Assamese novelist tried their hands in contributing creation of the Assamese Novel. Among of those Padmanath Gohainbaruah, Laximinath Bezbarua, Rajanikanta Bodoloi was pioneer of the Assamese novel. Before independence, the main trend of Assamese novels was based on historical novel. After the 2nd World war and Independence of India, Assamese novel developed through various genres, especially the genre of social novels become very stronger. New genres of novel like political novel, biographical novel, detective novel, mystery novel, mythological novel, science fiction etc were also written after independence. In twenty first century, most of the novels have been written in the above mention categories, although the two strong genres have influence in the present Assamese novels, the first genre in genre of historical novel and second it is biographical novel. It is notable that contemporary Assamese novel reflecting the various issue of Assamese society also. This paper is trying to discuss about present scenario of Assamese novel.

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