• Research on Kannathil Muthamittal
    ability to write this essay, before I came to the conclusion that they were in fact the motivation behind my writing. Consequently my analysis of Mani Ratnam's depiction of Tamil militancy in Sri Lanka in Kannathil Muthamittal (A Peck on the Cheek, 2002, henceforth KM) is offered as a reflection on the...
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  • Love Poem for a Wife
    calls "context-sensitive" thinking. In his work in folklore studies, Ramanujan highlights the intertextuality of the Indian oral and written literary tradition. His essay "Where Mirrors Are Windows: Toward an Anthology of Reflections" (1989), and his commentaries in The Interior Landscape: Love...
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  • English as a Global Language
    typical nor limited in her learning and imagination. She was widely read in Tamil and Kannada, and comfortable in the world of ideas. These were the parents who gave Ramanujan the telling metaphor of father language and mother tongue that enlightens much of the analysis found in the essays of this...
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  • Subramainaya Baharathi
    included the Tamil woman in his fight for freedom who, in one of his essays he called "Slaves who remain conservative and orthodox" as they were "not permitted to make their own choices". Woman as a mother was Bharathi's favourite theme and the book 'Woman in Modern Tamil Literature' by Loganayagy...
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  • S. Chandrashekhar
    among Hindu Tamils. His paternal uncle was the Indian physicist and nobel laureate C. V. Raman. C. S. Iyer was posted in Lahore as the Deputy Auditor General of the Northwestern Railways at the time of Chandrasekhar's birth. His mother tongue was Tamil. Chandra's father was also an accomplished...
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  • Shyam Selvadurai: Literature, Identity, Politics and the Galle Literary Festival
    Shyam Selvadurai was born in 1965. His book Funny Boy introduced gay fiction to mainstream English literature in Sri Lanka, and indeed as Shyam notes, in South Asia. Born to a Sinhalese mother and Tamil father, Shyam was 19 when he left Sri Lanka in 1983 for Canada. Funny Boy was as much about...
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  • Mottamari
    she earns. It has 110 real loves for the child. On die other hand, a mother, whose love for her child is incomparable will look after her own child better than anybody. There is a great saying that says, “A mother knows, what her dumb son says!” How great it is! It is not only at home; even some...
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  • a.k ramanujan
    commentaries in The Interior Landscape: Love Poems from a Classical Tamil Anthology (1967) and Folktales from India, Oral Tales from Twenty Indian Languages (1991) are good examples of his work in Indian folklore studies.[2] Controversy regarding his essay[edit] His 1991 essay "Three Hundred Ramayanas...
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  • Nissim Ezekiel and A.K. Ramanujan
    the Indian oral and written literary tradition. His essay "Where Mirrors Are Windows: Toward an Anthology of Reflections" (1989), and his commentaries in The Interior Landscape: Love Poems from a Classical Tamil Anthology (1967) and Folktales from India, Oral Tales from Twenty Indian Languages (1991...
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  • Secret Behind the Success of Small Budget Movies Subaramanipuram & Pasanga
    cultural politics of India’s other film industry’ edited by Selvaraj Velayutham - the essays regarding feminism, heroism, marketing, and audience of Tamil film industry written by various authors helped me to do my research. ‘Desire, Youth, and Realism in Tamil Cinema’, an article written by...
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  • kamala das an introduction
    Rajas, a caste of Hindu nobility. Her love of poetry began at an early age through the influence of her maternal great-uncle, Narayan Menon, a prominent writer, and her mother, Balamani Amma, a well-known Malayali poet. Das was also deeply affected by the poetry of the sacred writings kept by the...
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  • A K Ramanujam
    Civilizations. Ramanujan's first collection of poems The Striders appeared in 1966. In 1969 he won the gold medal of the Tamil Writers* Association for his translation of the classical Tamil anthology Kurunihohai into English under the title The Interior Landscape. Relations appeared in 1971. His...
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  • Hemi
    natural context of this newly married professor's existence. Throughout the novel, slices of Narayan's life are seen in the life of his main character, Krishna. a Pankaj Mishra essay link The very first sentence in the novel reveals the Hindu belief that life is but an illusion. Krishna...
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  • Local Colour
    confessed in his interview that he had not read Raja Rao and it could be guessed that Raja Rao would not have read L.S.Ramamirtham's works since he does not read Tamil, and only one or two works of L.S.Ramamirtham have been translated into English and that too very recently. Hence, there has been...
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  • Child
    selfishness or equality that is expressed here? Incident :4 A THREE YEAR OLD WINS 5 LAKHS! Three year old Akshya’s father is a farm labourer and her mother is a school drop out. Akshya belongs to a poor family. She receives Rs.5 lakh as an award from the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. What has the...
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  • R.K Narayan
    R.K. Narayan, was born in Madras, India, on Oct. 10, 1906. His father, an educator, travelled frequently, and his mother was frail, so Narayan was raised in Madras by his grandmother and an uncle. His grandmother inspired in young Narayan a passion for language and for people. He attended the...
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  • Hinglish
    of twelve. Few children are formally taught the mother tongue. They pick it up mainly through imitation, and it is environmental influence rather than heredity that determines their linguistic performance. For instance, a child of Hindi-speaking parents brought up by a Tamil-speaking family in...
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  • Care for Girl Child
    positive and beneficial, empowering them by providing right to quality education is must. ×÷=£&£==% £€¥€&^£€¥€% 785457854÷÷% 6555=£€¥¥*&*(( Essay on Educating Girl Child Is Not A Burden by Rehaan BansalA child’s education starts from his or her mother at home. In this context what Gandhiji said...
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  • chetan bhagat
    , who are from Delhi and Tamil Nadu, respectively. 5. Revolution 2020: Love, Corruption, Ambition is a 2011 novel by Chetan Bhagat. Its story is concerned with a love triangle, corruption and a journey of self-discovery. The author has stated that the novel is based on the "rampant...
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  • The Need for Subaltern Literature
    look on, my blood shakes'. These are lines taken from a folksong. But Dalit poetry is not merely protest. There are also the eternal emotions of love and sacrifice reverberating in it, as in this poem, 'Mother', by Warman Nimbalkar:   Dark, dark slender body-this was my mother. Drudged in...
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