• Essay on English literature
    man's way as well as how she "ignored my womanliness," it becomes clear that Das is seeking to understand the notion of self and gender apart from the clanging of social mores and adherence to social conformity.  It is here where her analysis of being "Amy" or "Kamala" is evident.  For Das, being...
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  • Nostalgia in the Poems by Kamaladas
    between Calcutta, where her father was employed as a senior officer in the Walford Transport Company that sold Bentley and Rolls Royce automobiles, and the Nalappatt ancestral home in Punnayurkulam. Like her mother, Kamala Das also excelled in writing. Her love of poetry began at an early age...
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  • Strong Essays
    of man to woman’s miseries is depicted in her poem “The Stone Age.” To quote from it: You turn me into a bird of stone, a granite dove, you build round me a shabby drawing room and strike my face absentmindedly while you read. (The Best of Kamala Das 97-98) When Kamala Das understood that love...
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  • Social Concerns in Kamala Das's Poetry
    ‘Afterwards' and After: Social Concerns in the poems of Kamala Das " He ( the poet) is responsible for humanity, even for the animals, he must see to it that his invention can be smelt, felt, heard...
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  • Confessional Mode in Poetry of Kamala Das
    . Born on March 31, 1934 Kamala Das was major Indian English poet and at the same time a leading Malayalam author from Kerala, India. At the age of 15 she got married to bank officer Madhava Das, who encouraged her writing interests, and she started writing and publishing both in...
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  • An Overview of Kamla Das’s Autobiography and Her Poems
    An Overview of Kamla Das’s autobiography and her poems Aasthaba Jadeja 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...
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    ENGLISH INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH UNIT – I POETRY Sarojini Naidu – Queen’s Rival Toru Dutt – The Lotus Kamala Das – My Grandmother’s House Nissim Ezekiel – A very Indian poem in Indian English UNIT – II PROSE Gopala Krishna Gokhale – Students and their duties UNIT – III DRAMA...
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    early poetry has often been criticised for its derivative quality. Only 'echoes' could be heard and not an authentic 'voice'. The poetry of post Independent period has won critical recognition. The poetry of Ezekiel, Ramanujan, Kamala Das and Parthasarathy proved that Indo-Anglian poetry is no longer...
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  • Adasdads
    the be lief that woman should not have any right of her own; that she has onl y duties in relation to man. Kamala Das also articulates the plight and predicament of woman whom she considers doomed to live in an intensel y man-made world: . . . Dress in sarees, be g irl Be wife, they said. Be...
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  • Hrd Climate, Psm
    mature enough to be a mother only when my third child was born" (Warrior interview). Her husband often played a fatherly role for both Das and her sons. Because of the great age difference between Kamala and her husband, he often encouraged her to associate with people of her own age. Das says that...
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  • M.A. English 4th Sem
    Calcutta, where her father was employed as a senior officer in the Walford Transport Company that sold Bentley and Rolls Royce automobiles, and the Nalappatt ancestral home in Punnayurkulam. Like her mother, Kamala Das also excelled in writing. Her love of poetry began at an early age through the...
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    islands on the west coast of India, becoming the commercial capital of the nation, and one of the most populous cities in the world. Although human habitation existed since the Stone Age, the Kolis, a fishing community, were the earliest known settlers of the islands. The Maurya Empire gained...
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  • Kamala Surraya
    her mother, Kamala Das also excelled in writing. Her love of poetry began at an early age through the influence of her great uncle, Nalappatt Narayana Menon, a prominent writer.  At the age of 15, she got married to bank officer Madhava Das, who encouraged her writing interests, and she started...
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  • An Essay on Kamala Das
    An Essay on Kamala Das Introduction: 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...
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  • My Grandmothers House by Kamla Das
    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...
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  • Essays
    the  Betrayed. I have no joys that are not yours, no  Aches which are not yours. I too call myself I. Kamala Das : Unit 1: Concepts: Lectures: 15 i) Early Indian English poetry ii) Poetry after the 1950s iii) Women poets iv) Dalit poets v) Indian English non-fictional prose vi) Modern...
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  • My Mother at Sixty Six
    without care. But this very mother gets to the same age through the growing eyes of her daughter. The number 66 also points out to the beginning of double quotation marks. It seems Kamala Das indicates the estrangement has just begun, and it's absolutely way afar to meet the end. It also sounds a...
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    All These Years | Susan Issacs | After the Dark Night | S.M. Ali | Against the Grain | Boris Yeltsin | Age of Reason | Jean Paul Sartre | Agni Pariksha | Acharya Tulsi | Agni Veena | Kazi Nazrul Islam | Agony and the Ecstasy | Irving Stone | Ain-i-Akbari | Abul Fazal | Airport | Arthur Hailey...
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  • DALIT LITERATURE
    count the Sylvia Plath : Lady Lazarus Maya Angelou : Phenomenal Woman Kamala Das : Introduction Toru Dutt : Sita UNIT-II: PROSE Virginia Woolf : A Room of One’s Own Arundhathi Roy : The Algebra of Infinite Justice. UNIT-III: DRAMA Mahashweta Devi : Mother...
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    Gordimer. Her poetical collection includes: Summer in Calcutta (1965), The Descendants (1967), The Old Playhouse and Other Poems (1973), Collected Poems I (1984), The Best of Kamala Das (1991) and Only the Soul Knows How to Sing (1996). Kamala Das’s English poetry has been published in Europe in French...
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