Tamil Novels (Study Guide): Tamil Historical Novels, Ponniyin Selvan, Sivagamiyin Sabadham, Kundavai Pirattiyar, Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan

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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Tamil Historical Novels, Ponniyin Selvan, Sivagamiyin Sabadham, Kundavai Pirattiyar, Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan, Parthiban Kanavu, Mohana Silai, Zero Degree, Udayar. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Tamil literature of South India has a long history spanning close to two millennia. Through most of its history, though, it was expressed...
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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Tamil Historical Novels, Ponniyin Selvan, Sivagamiyin Sabadham, Kundavai Pirattiyar, Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan, Parthiban Kanavu, Mohana Silai, Zero Degree, Udayar. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Tamil literature of South India has a long history spanning close to two millennia. Through most of its history, though, it was expressed in the form of poetry. The novel as a mode of Tamil literature is a relatively new phenomenon, appearing on the scene less than two centuries ago. Prathapa Mudaliar Charithram ("The Life of Prathapa Mudaliar"), written in 1857 and published in 1879, was the first novel in the Tamil language. The novel does not involve historical characters or events but is set in royal times. Penned by Mayuram Vedanayakam Pillai, it was a landmark in Tamil literature, which had hitherto seen writings only in poetry. The book gave birth to a new literary genre and Tamil prose began to be recognized as an increasingly important part of the language. One can see style of any Tamil author in this novel. Aabathukidamaana Abavadham -or- Kamalaambaal Charithram is wriiten by Rajamyyeer from Vathalakundu in later part of nineteenth century is the first Tamil novel depicting the real life of people living. The author worked in Tamil daily Dinamani and had a very short life - 26 years. Considering the period in which he lived and wrote, he created waves in emancipation of women's life, incomparable to any social reformist. In this story he conducted marriage to a brahmin widow. Had he lived further and wrote more, the style of moden Tamil prose would have been different. Authors like Kalki Krishnamurthy , Akilan wrote historical novels during the Indian independence movement to instil patriotic pride in the people. Most historical novels were...http://booksllc.net/?l=en
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  • ISBN-13: 9781155647654
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/6/2010
  • Pages: 58
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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