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Anitha Devasia's translation is alive to the nuances. without eroding the narrative smoothness. Indulekha is widely held to be the first Malaysian novel. It is the depiction of Nair society around the late nineteenth century. Chandumenon Anitha Devasia.
Anitha Devasia's translation is alive to the nuances. Susie Tharu, in the succinct foreword put the reader on the scent of the momentous issues that are at stake. The Hindu'The most charming part of the novel is the encounter between Indulekha and Surinamboothiri.
Translated from Malayalam by Anitha Devasia.
See if your friends have read any of O. Chandumenon's books. O. Chandumenon’s Followers (1). Chandumenon. Chandumenon’s books. Indulekha by. Chandu Menon, Anitha Devasia (Translator).
Anitha Devasia is Lecturer, Department of English, St Teresa's College .
Anitha Devasia is Lecturer, Department of English, St Teresa's College, Ernakulam, Kochi. Foreword Even today, Indulekha would be considered a runaway success. Like Chandumenon's contemporary, Krupabai Satthianadhan's Saguna (1887-8), it is also, in all seriousness and in more senses than one, a book that makes a bid for the heart. The focus on feeling and taste is all the more. Indulekha (A Novel Which Helps You Understand the Culture of Kerala). by Anitha Devasia, O. Look Inside the Book.
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It gives us glimpses of prevalent social practices much debated amongst a people already under colonial pressure to change their ways of life. Written by a Nair, Indulekha is not a grandiose outpouring but the author's effort to achieve certain social goals: firstly, to create a novel much like those of the English authors he had read, and secondly, to illustrate Nair society at that time, both of which met with success. The novel influenced the deliberations of the Malabar Marriage Commission which it predated, and of which Chandum enon was a member.
Indulekha is a Malayalam novel written by O. Chandu Menon. It was a landmark in the history of Malayalam literature and initiated novel as a new flourishing genre
Indulekha is a Malayalam novel written by O. It was a landmark in the history of Malayalam literature and initiated novel as a new flourishing genre. The novel is about a beautiful, well educated lady of a Nair tharavad. The title Indulekha, refers to the prodigy in this novel, a beautiful, well educated Nair lady of 20 or 22 years.
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