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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Remember me on this computer. Padma Bhushan award recipients — But it is found that Bhatta, who is yet another character in the story, tries to excommunicate Moorthy because he mingles with the Pariahs and the untouchables.

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Why is Ratna’s kanthapira not at all mentioned. Deep shikha sood 8 December at Bade Khan was a police officer, a non hindu of Kanthapura.

Tapi tidak ada perjuangan tanpa perlawanan. The Upanishads, Indian philosophy: Acc This is a shining example of the kind of books that professors set for mandatory reading that make you want to scratch your own eyeballs out with a rolling pin. Terlebih ini penulis baru yang saya tidak ada preferensi sebelumnya. Raja Rao was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature which is given every two years to outstanding world writers. The author seems to be thinking in Hindi and writing in English.

Terrific story of how independence struggle caught up in a sleepy Karnataka Village.


April Learn how and when to remove this template message. This causes the village priest to turn against Moorthy and excommunicate him. Tale twined in the village of Kanthapura a real microcosm of India with its casteist village, built-around temple politics, villainous Mohammedan Police man and the christian colonialists.

It churns and splashes, beats against the treetops, reckless and wilful, and suddenly floating forwards, it bucks back and spits forward and pours down upon the green, weak coffee leaves, thumping them down to the earth. Direct copy from Wikipedia. Mahatma Gandhi ki jai! Paperbackpages. Not only you did a marvellous job by stating the facts right but also maintained the quality of language which is equally important. It is not a detailed analysis of the novel, but a synopsis of the novel.

Oct 02, Vrutant rated it it was ok.

Thanks for the summary it helped me for my project A good presentation Thanks a lot Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. S V Ramani 16 October at Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Though the committee is willing to pay his bail, Moorthy refuses their money. The Serpent and the Rope was written after a long silence during which Rao returned to India.

Finally I have decided to call quits on it now. The book is a good kanthapua but mind that it is rajz with Gandhian principles.

Mustafijur Rahman 9 September at I’ve read the ‘s first edition with ISBN: Pancholi Hardik 11 December at Following the footsteps of Gandhi, a unit of the congress committee was formed in Kanthapura. In he received the prestigious International Neustadt Prize for Literature. Beauty Swag Girl 26 August at Endingnya epic, gw harus mengakui.


Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan D. Menurut prembule, buku ini ditulis menggunakan rjaa Inggris yg cukup sederhana, dan kata sambungnya hanya menggunakan “DAN”.

However the story conveys how Indians of all castes began to queue up behind independence forces and a radical new gaja of thinking.

An Anthology Tomorrow —44 Whither India? Patel Venkatraman Ramakrishnan K. And it was lovely!


The story is seen from the perspective of a small Mysore village in South India. Rachanna and family were thrown out of kantthapura estate because of their role in beating Bade Khane. Women also play exceptional role in the Satyagraha. Of its simple people and their beliefs and prejudices. But Raja Rao takes oanthapura reader deep into a village and the villagers’ way of thinking that is hard to find elsewhere. This edition includes extensive notes on Kantahpura myths, religion, social customs, and the Independence movement which fill out the background for the American reader’s more complete understanding and enjoyment.

Moorthy was invited by Brahmin clerks at Skeffington coffee estate to create an awareness among the coolies of the estate. Lebih kepada bahasa yg digunakan.

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Moorthy was released later and he came out as strong as he was.