(Sunita Ratnakaram garu spoke at a meeting organized by Kalpana Rentala [Founder and organizer of Molla puraskaram] garu to award Molla Puraskaram to Nidadavolu Malathi garu on March 11, 2023. Sunita Ratnakaram is an avid reader of Telugu and English literature, and a professor of business at a reputable college in India.) 000 A Review…… Continue reading Sunita Ratnakaram. Speech on Two Novels of Malathi.
Category: Analytical articles
Magical Realism in the Stories of Munipalle Raju
by Nidadavolu Malathi I have known Sri Munipalle Raju for over 60 years. I have come to know of his experiments with magical realism only in April 2014, when I started working on a translation of his anthology, Astitvanadam Aavali Teeraana (Beyond the Shores of the River Existentialism) In his preface to the anthology, Raju…… Continue reading Magical Realism in the Stories of Munipalle Raju
Recapturing traditions in fiction by Nidadavolu Malathi
I was twelve or thirteen at the time. A young man used to come to our house for meals once a week. I do not know where he is now or what he is doing. Nevertheless I have this one vivid image of him in my mind—he coming early in the morning and standing by…… Continue reading Recapturing traditions in fiction by Nidadavolu Malathi
Telugu Women Writers, 1950-1975, An Analytical Study
The Telugu Women Writers achieved a phenomenal success in the first quarter of the post-Independent India. This book examines the historical, familial and sociological conditions which contributed to their never heard before success. This book has been published originally in 2008. The current version includes several revisions, based the new information which came to my…… Continue reading Telugu Women Writers, 1950-1975, An Analytical Study
Who Opposed Women’s Education? Why?
Article by Nidadavolu Malathi on Saranga Magazine. Click here Your comments either under this post or on Saranga Magazine are appreciated. Nidadavolu Malathi
Status of Women in India, Then and Now in PDF format.
Now Status of Women in India, Then and Now with footnotes in PDF format as one file is available on archive.org. Link: Click here
The Status of Women in India, Then and Now. Part 2.
The Status Of Women In India, Then And Now. Part 2 DURING THE MIDDLE AGES In course of time, the changes that had occurred in politics affected society. The path laid by ancient scholars was deteriorating gradually. The paths laid by India, which earned its reputation as a global peace-maker, were filled with darkness. The…… Continue reading The Status of Women in India, Then and Now. Part 2.
The Status of Women in India, Then and Now. Part 1
THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN INDIA – THEN AND NOW. Part 1 By Illindila Saraswati Devi. Every individual commands respect in the society as long as he/she lives in that society. The respect, however, depends on his/her place in the society and the role he/she plays. Nature has created man and woman. They have been…… Continue reading The Status of Women in India, Then and Now. Part 1
Narayanarao by Adivi Bapiraju – a recollection by S. Narayanaswamy
This is neither a literary criticism nor a learned analysis of this classic novel. It is a reader’s fond recollection of his life-long association with this wonderful work of fiction. It is a personal attempt to define my fascination with the story and attachment to the eponymous protagonist. The beginning I think I came across…… Continue reading Narayanarao by Adivi Bapiraju – a recollection by S. Narayanaswamy
Nori Narasimha Sastry’s views on History and Historical Novel
Nori Narasimha Sastry discussed history and historical fiction at length n a couple of essays. He put forth enormous amount of information in support of his theory that our way of studying our history if faulty. In the process he also defines the correlation between history and historical novel. In the essay, swatantra bharatamulo charitra…… Continue reading Nori Narasimha Sastry’s views on History and Historical Novel