Kanthapura- RAJA RAO,- ISBN:- 1966 - Encuadernación de tapa blanda - G42188. Editorial Seix Barral - 314pp Rústica. K
Essay about Foreword to Kanthapura - 489 Words
Kanthapura recounts the rise of a Gandhian nationalist movement in a small South Indian village of the same name. The story is narrated by Achakka, an elder brahmin woman with an encyclopedic knowledge about everyone in her village; she tells the story in the meandering, nonlinear style of a sthala-purana, a traditional "legendary history" of a village, its people, and its gods.
Raja Rao | Indian writer | Britannica
Achakka Achakka, the open-minded Brahmin female narrator, who recounts the rise of Gandhian resistance to British colonial rule. Weaving Kanthapura legends and Hindu myths into her story, she ...