A Word With You, World

The Autobiography of a Poet

Siddalingaiah

9788189059552

Navayana, new, 2013

302 pages

Price INR 395.00
Book Club Price INR 316.00
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Malgudi Days with a critical difference... Megalahatti is populated by ghosts, deities, strict headmasters and wandering ascetics, set against rivers, hills and forests --Education World

The book is as much about Siddalingaiah the individual as it is about all major social, political and cultural movements of Karnataka in the last four decades --The Hindu

Dates are absent in this book; they do not matter for this meditative autobiography. The book remarkably illustrates the political function of wit... Ooru Keri is without doubt a major work --The New Indian Express

The book is as much about Siddalingaiah the individual as it is about all major social, political and cultural movements of Karnataka in the last four decades --The Hindu

Dates are absent in this book; they do not matter for this meditative autobiography. The book remarkably illustrates the political function of wit... Ooru Keri is without doubt a major work --The New Indian Express

Siddalingaiah

Siddalingaiah is a major Kannada poet and one of the founders of the Dalit Sangharsha Samiti. He has also written two plays, and his doctoral research was on folk deities. He has served twice as member of the Karnataka Legislative Council. A professor at Bangalore University, he is also chairman of the Kannada Development Authority.

Review

Malgudi Days with a critical difference... Megalahatti is populated by ghosts, deities, strict headmasters and wandering ascetics, set against rivers, hills and forests — Education World

The book is as much about Siddalingaiah the individual as it is about all major social, political and cultural movements of Karnataka in the last four decades — The Hindu

Dates are absent in this book; they do not matter for this meditative autobiography. The book remarkably illustrates the political function of wit... Ooru Keri is, without doubt, a major work — The New Indian Express

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