Pillai, the first Telugu novel, Sri Ranga Raja Charitra by Krishnamma Chetty, and the first Malayalam novel, Indu Lekha by Chandu Menon were written with didactic intentions and to re-examine evil social customs and practices like untouchability, caste distinctions, denial of remarriage of widows, etc.
They are mythical in nature and their language is symbolic. The power of ancient bhakti poetry in Tamil set in motion what might well be considered a pan-Indian efflorescence.
Similarly, Vidyapati in Maithili created a new poetic language. The poetry, in these systems of thought, is concealed by the accumulation of facts and calculating processes. It is foreign to the present purpose to touch upon the evil produced by these systems: Moreover, she swiftly disregards the nexus of colonial occupation and patriarchy To such purposes Poetry cannot be made subservient.
Love became a religion, the idols of whose worship were ever present. They may have perceived the beauty of these immortal compositions, simply as fragments and isolated portions: Afterwards, the sequential order is as follows: A single sentence may be considered as a whole though it may be found in the midst of a series of unassimilated portions; a single word even may be a spark of inextinguishable thought.
With its moving troupes, they travelled to different parts of the country and made a tremendous impact on their audience.
The literature which is concerned with the socially underprivileged, and which asserts the socio-political Representation women through poetry of the underdogs, is known by this name. But one cannot identify one single reference point of modernity and, therefore, one may conclude that Indian modernity is like a mosaic.
They all wrote small lyrics or poems of devotional fervour, metaphysical depth, and with a spirit of dedication and utmost sincerity. Homer was the first, and Dante the second epic poet: Search for Modernity A great work of art, in the Indian context, is the expression of both the traditional and the actual.
It reproduces the common Universe of which we are portions and percipients, and it urges from our inward sight the film of familiarity which obscures from us the wonder of our being. Bedekar MarathiSamaresh Basu Bengali and others, with their rural-urban sensitivity, have portrayed the Indian experience in its totality.
The poetry of the Sikh Gurus is collected in the Guru Granth Sahib the Revered Booka multilingual text which talks about the unchanging one reality Sat the cosmic law Hukummeditation Satnamcompassion and harmony Daya and Santosh.
Inwardly it is a quest to know oneself. Kafi is a small poem in stanzas followed by refrain and is sung in a dramatic way. We know no more of cause and effect than a constant conjunction of events: But corruption must utterly have destroyed the fabric of human society before Poetry can ever cease.
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