Jyotirmoyee Devi

Female, Deceased Person

1894 – 1988

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Who was Jyotirmoyee Devi?

Jyotirmoyee Devi was an Indian writer in the early twentieth century. She wrote predominantly about women in the Rajasthan of her childhood and in what is now Bangladesh at the time of Partition. She is best known for her short stories, which have a wonderfully understated dry wit and sharp sociological observations.

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Born
Jan 23, 1894
Jaipur
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
Ethnicity
  • Bengali Hindus
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Lived in
  • Rajasthan
Died
1988
Kolkata

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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