Telugu Women writers-20

Telugu Women writers-20 -Nidadvolu Malathi Vasundhara Devi’s long story, “Penjeekatikavvala” [Beyond the Dense Darkness] received critical acclaim for its profound discourse on life and death. The story opens with a Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-19

Telugu Women writers-19 -Nidadvolu Malathi The story, “Bhayam”, [Fear of Death] by Tangirala Meera Subrahmanyam throws light on the kind of irrational fears we entertain. It illustrates the unfounded fear Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-18

Telugu Women writers-18 -Nidadvolu Malathi The story “Manchudebba” (Frostbite) addressed one of the very rarely mentioned taboos in society,namely, marriage under false pretenses to hide a man’s impotence. The story Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-12

Telugu Women writers-12 -Nidadvolu Malathi Andhra Pradesh Sahitya Akademi The state government formed Sahitya Akademi [a literary organization] in 1957. One of the functions of Akademi was announcing awards annually Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-11

Telugu Women writers-11 -Nidadvolu Malathi Female Scholars’ Perspective in the Academy Some of the contemporary women writers from the academy subscribed to the view that Sulochana Rani’s fiction was doing Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-10

Telugu Women writers-10 -Nidadvolu Malathi The Academy The academy continued to be indifferent, despite the unprecedented interest the readers, the magazine editors, and publishers were showing in the fiction by Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-9

Telugu Women writers-9 -Nidadvolu Malathi Magazine Editors and Circulation Numbers During my interviews with women writers, several of them mentioned that the magazine editors encouraged them. The names included Narla Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-6

Telugu Women writers-6 -Nidadvolu Malathi AT HOME Before discussing the unprecedented success of women writers in Andhra Pradesh, let us review their education, familial and economic status in the fifties Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-5

Telugu Women writers-5 -Nidadvolu Malathi 2.FAMILIAL STATUS and SOCIAL CONDITIONS In the preceding chapter, I attempted to trace some of the trends regarding women’s education in upper classes and their Continue Reading

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P.Satyavathi

Haunting Voices: Stories heard and Unheard -12 Punadi Story by P.Sathavathi

Haunting Voices: Heard and Unheard  Punadi Story by P.Sathavathi -Syamala Kallury Grandma– “We have already discussed this writer Ravi. But then when I came across this story, I thought this Continue Reading

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Telugu Women writers-3

Telugu Women writers-3 -Nidadvolu Malathi Kanuparti Varalakshmamma (1896-1978), erudite writer, gave a compelling account of the social conditions during this period in her article entitled, “Dharmapatni Rajyalakshmamma”: “After her husband Continue Reading

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