BAUMER, Rachel Van Meter

BAUMER, Rachel Van Meter. 1928 — 1995. U.S. Indologist (Bengali). Student of T. W. Clark. Ph.D. 1964 University of Pennsylvania. First taught at Michigan State University, from 1970 at University of Minnesota, later in the 1970s Professor and chairperson of the South Asia Program at the University of Hawaii. Buried in Bloomfield, IN.

Publications: Diss. Bankim Chandra Chatterji and the Bengali Renaissance. 494 p. Manuscript 1964.

– Edited: Aspects of Bengali History and Society. 245 p. Honolulu 1975.

– Studies on classical Bengali literature.

– Edited with J. R. Brandon: Sanskrit Drama in Performance. 318 p. Honolulu 1981.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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