I don’t know politics but I know the names
Of those in power, and can repeat them life
Days of week, or names of months, beginning with
Nehru. I am Indian, very brown, born in
Malabar, speak three languages, write in
Two, dream in one. Don’t write in English t
(Has also written under the pseudonyms Madhavikutty and Kamala Suraiyya) Indian poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright, essayist, nonfiction writer, children's writer, and autobiographer. The following entry presents an overview of Das's career through 2000.
“An Introduction” is perhaps the most famous of the poems written by Kamala Das in a self-reflective and confessional tone from her maiden publication Summer in Calcutta(1965). The poem is a strong remark on Patriarchal Society prevalent today and brings to light the miseries, bondage, pain...
An Essay on Kamala Das
Kamala Das born on 31st March 1934 is one of the best-known contemporary Indian women writers. She writes in two languages, English and Malayalam. She has also written under the pseudonyms Madhavikutty and Kamala Suraiyya.). Das was born into an aristocratic
CONFESSIONAL MODE IN POETRY OF KAMALA DAS
Confessional mode of writing has its virtual origin in the mid50s in America. It is hybrid mode of poetry which means objective, analytical or even clinical observation of incidents from one’s own life. Confessional poems are intensely personal and highly
The word 'freak' has the following meanings:
1. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular
2. An abnormally formed organism, especially a person or animal regarded as a curiosity or monstrosity.
3. A sudden capricious turn of mind; a whim.
Here , the first
I read My Story during my degree classes, thanks to my teacher Ramamani, who had instilled a sort of curiosity about Kamala Das. The writer looked very rebellious and revolutionary and I instantly drawn towards her works and my teacher had given me to read Kamala’s autobiography My Story. After he
Shodh, Samiksha aur Mulyankan (International Research Journal)—ISSN-0974-2832 Vol. II, Issue-6 (Feb.09-April.09)
AGONY AND FRUSTRATION IN THE POETRY OF KAMALA DAS
* Dr. Bhosale B. S.
The poetry of Kamala Das has the unique place in Indian poetry in English particularly written by women poets
Kamala Surayya / Suraiyya formerly known as Kamala Das , (also known as Kamala Madhavikutty, pen name was Madhavikutty) was a major Indian English poet and littérateur and at the same time a leading Malayalam author from Kerala, India. Her popularity in Kerala is based chiefly on her short storie
"The Fire Sermon"
An analysis of the poem focusing on the elements of nature
"It is just a piece of rhythmical grumbling"
(T.S. Eliot on "The Waste Land")
Table of contents
1. Introduction 4
2. T.S. Eliot- a brief biog
I don’t know politics but I know the names
Of those in power, and can repeat them like
Days of week, or names of months, beginning with Nehru.
I am Indian, very brown, born in Malabar,
I speak three languages, write in
Two, dream in one.
Don’t write in English, they said,
Our Casuarina Tree |
Toru Dutt (1856–77) |
LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round | |
The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars, | |
Up to its very summit near the stars, | |
A creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound | |
No other tree cou
LANGUAGE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF SPEECH
The noted linguist and anthropologist Edward Sapir wrote this work to show language in “relation to other fundamental interests—the problem of thought, the nature of the historical process, race, culture, art.” Language is not onl
Love and Sex in the Poetry of Kamala Das : A Quest for Identity
Creative writing in a language not oneâs own is possible and Kamala Das remains even today after five long decades â the most powerful voice of the post colonial realityâ
An Overview of Kamla Das’s autobiography and her poems
Indian women poets writing in English from Toru Dutt to Kamala Das reveal the mind boggling variety of themes as well as style that poetry is capable of offering. It needs to be remembered that poetry written by women need
My grandmother’s house
- Kamala Das
About Kamala Das:
Kamala Das is one of the best poets in contemporary Indo-Anglian literature. Kamala Das, born in Kerala in 1934, is a bilingual writer. She writes in Malayalam, her mother tongue, under the pseudonym Madhavikkutty. Her poetry is an exp