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2 edition of Indian literature found in the catalog.

Indian literature

Nagendra.

Indian literature

short critical surveys of 12 major Indian languages and literatures.

by Nagendra.

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Published by Lakshmi Narain Agarwal in Agra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indic literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEditor Nagendra. Editorial board: Ananthasayanam Ayyangar [and others]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 671 p.
    Number of Pages671
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17776527M

    Based in the famous fictional town of Malgudi in South India, The Guide follows the story of a Railway Raju, a corrupt tour guide, and the odd sequence of events which go on to make him a spiritual guide and eventually a revered holy man in the country. The Guide is yet another story set up in Malgudi. There is nothing stronger than the power of words. However, the Indian government and prominent personalities, including social activists and politicians, have stepped forward to encourage the conservation and translation of these unheard voices and to share their literary gems with the world. Raja Rao's Kanthapura is Indian in terms of its storytelling qualities.

    Written in the pattern of a story within a story, the book relates the tale of two characters and has a mythological touch with a modern subplot. The book was published inand received great reviews. The story delivers many important messages about conserving our environment, the use of non-violent resistance, and courageous women who stand up for what they believe in. A Bend in the River — V. Rushdie, with his famous work Midnight's Children Booker PrizeBooker of Bookersand Best of the Bookersushered in a new trend of writing.

    In his novel Lament of MohiniShreekumar Varma touches upon the unique matriarchal system and the sammandham system of marriage as he writes about the Namboodiris and the aristocrats of Kerala. The book is a thrilling first-person narrative told from the perspective of Balram Halwai, a young man from a poverty-stricken small village who moves to Delhi to work as a chauffeur for the elite. It also combines Indian myths and history into a story of three college kids. Nirad C.


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