Kanthapura by Raja Rao, Raja Rao; 6 editions; First published in ; DAISY for print-disabled Download ebook for print-disabled (DAISY). Raja Rao’s Kanthapura is one of the finest novels to come out of mid-twentieth century India. It is the story of how Gandhi’s struggle for independence from the. Kanthapura is the first major Indian novel in English. Kanthapura is the enchanting story of how the independence movement becomes a No eBook available.

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This causes the village priest to turn against Moorthy and excommunicate him. Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf.

Kanthapura Raja Rao Snippet view – Evoking the ethos of Enook traditional folk epics, the Puranas, the novel celebrates the triumph of the human spirit–the shedding of kanthaoura prejudices and of uniting in the common cause of the non-violent resistance to the British Raj. Kanthapura Raja Rao Limited preview – English Choose a language for shopping. This is the story of how Ghandi’s struggle for independence from the British came to a typical village, Kanthapura, in South India.

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It is the story of how Gandhi’s struggle for independence from the British came to a typical village, Kanthapura, in South India. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Kanthapura Raja Rao No preview kanthappura – Showing of 2 reviews. Kachru Limited preview – A note about which edition you choose: You can now embed Open Library books on your website!

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To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Social and Cultural Considerations in Communicative Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He moved to the United States inwhere he taught at the University of Texas at Austin untilwhen he retired as Emeritus Ksnthapura. The Alchemy of English: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Last edited by sandeep Would you like us to take another look at this review?

This novelif not anything else, clearly explains how the myth of Gandhi was created, not by Gandhiji himself but by his ardent followers who consciously and deliberately made a myth out of Gandhi.

If someone wants to study the effects of myths on human society this novel is a must for him coz, the myth of Gandhi caused a event unprecedented in world history even today — a non – violent struggle for independence Not so much a review of the book as a testimony to the benefit I received from walks home with him after his evening seminar over six years. Young Moorthy, back from the city with “new ideas,” cuts across the ancient barriers of caste to unite the villagers in non-violent action–which is met with violence by landlords and police.


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While Moorthy spends the next three months in prison, the women of Kanthapura take charge, forming a volunteer corps under Rangamma’s leadership.

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