The theme of Kanthapura is the unification of different Indian castes under a Gandhian system of social justice during the fight against British rule of India. At the. Raja Rao’s first novel Kanthapura () is the story of a village in south India named Kanthapura. The novel is narrated in the form of a. This is the story of how Mahatma Gandhi’s struggle for independence from the British came to a typical village, Kanthapura, in South India. This edition includes .

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Tapi bukan Gandhi tokoh utamanya! But given that the narrator is an old woman, it fits. While Moorthy spends the next kanthspura months in prison, the women of Kanthapura take charge, forming a volunteer corps under Rangamma’s leadership.

This is the first book I have read by Raja Rao, and I was hooked after reading the first few lines. But what I know about Indian fiction pre-Rushdie kanthapufa nil. Patel Venkatraman Ramakrishnan K. Unknown 10 July at I was looking for detailed summary it’s good but where is the description of the Kanthapurz of Kanthapura and ending is so disappointed can’t get the ending Mar 14, Swetha Godavarthi rated it really liked it.


Even though the language is English, the core stays firmly local.

readings: Free English Literature Notes: Summary of the novel Kanthapura by Raja Rao

Kanthapura, the village of women, that is ancient and yet current, and its people, who gy to inhabit the India of today. Despite this classist system, the village retains its long-cherished traditions raua festivals in which all castes interact and the villagers are united. The names are also funny and accessible – Nose-digging Nanjamma, Waterfall Venkatamma, etc. The grammar isn’t strictly English, being written in English by an Indian bu a literal translation of how it would have sounded if he had written it in his native language.

Help Center Find new research papers in: However the story conveys how Indians of all castes began to queue up behind independence forces and a radical new mode of thinking. This causes the village priest to turn against Moorthy and excommunicate him. The fights between mahatma and british draws the picture of the fight between Rama and Ravana, between the forces of good and evil like Krishna against the Kalia or Kansa, Prahlad against his own father, Harishchandra against the Asuras, Besides, the mahatma is Mohan Krishna slaying the serpent of foreign rule.


Why is Ratna’s characyer not at all mentioned. This edition includes extensive notes on Indian myths, religion, social customs, and the Independence movement which fill out the background rraja the American reader’s more complete understanding and enjoyment.

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Mulk Raj AnandKhushwant Singh Jun 23, Ankita rated it really liked it. The writer uses his own style.

Here, its confusing and makes the work more convoluted than it should be. Today is my exam and I was getting worried because of this novel Dhar Jyotindra Nath Dixit M. He wore home spun khaddar.