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In UR Ananthamurthy's seminal novel Avasthe, rare insights into the human condition
Arts & Culture

In UR Ananthamurthy's seminal novel Avasthe, rare insights into the human condition

Politics can make things better, UR Ananthamurthy seems to suggest, but only if its wellspring is a love of the world, not a desire to conquer it.

Prof G Venkatasubbaiah, renowned Kannada lexicographer, passes away in Bengaluru at 107
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Prof G Venkatasubbaiah, renowned Kannada lexicographer, passes away in Bengaluru at 107

Having compiled 12 dictionaries, edited over 60 books and produced various seminal works on dictionary science in Kannada, Venkatasubbaiah was a leading figure in the literary scene

NS Lakshminarayana Bhatta, a tour de force in Kannada literature, dies at 84
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NS Lakshminarayana Bhatta, a tour de force in Kannada literature, dies at 84

He had translated about 50 of William Shakespeare sonnets, the poetry of TS Elliot and works of poet WB Yeats into Kannada.

In Brink, SL Bhyrappa's depiction of romantic love and stream of consciousness style find a perfect translation
Lifestyle

In Brink, SL Bhyrappa's depiction of romantic love and stream of consciousness style find a perfect translation

SL Bhyrappa and his translator R Ranganath Prasad discuss the themes of Brink (Anchu), how he developed his style, and why romantic love is not always a happy thing.

Noted writer and Sahitya Akademi awardee Dr GS Amur passes away aged 95
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Noted writer and Sahitya Akademi awardee Dr GS Amur passes away aged 95

Known for his proficiency in both Kannada and English, Dr GS Amur was conferred with several prestigious honours, including the Sahitya Akademi Award, Rajyotsava Award and Bharatiya Bhasha Award.

Professor KS Nisar Ahmed, a towering figure in Kannada literature, passes away at 84 in Bengaluru
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Professor KS Nisar Ahmed, a towering figure in Kannada literature, passes away at 84 in Bengaluru

A professor of Geology at the Sahyadri First Grade College for a couple of terms, Nisar Ahmed was invited to the Kannada poets' meet at the Mysuru Dasara in 1959.

Girish Karnad's filmography in Kannada cinema demonstrates his penchant for layered social commentary
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Girish Karnad's filmography in Kannada cinema demonstrates his penchant for layered social commentary

Even a hundred years later, Girish Karnad's plays and films will teach many important lessons to viewers on the things that went wrong in the 20th century.

Girish Karnad's plays like Kalyug and Tughlaq showed his work was perfect amalgamation of tradition and modernity
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Girish Karnad's plays like Kalyug and Tughlaq showed his work was perfect amalgamation of tradition and modernity

Girish Karnad boasted of a uniqueness that stemmed from the fact that he often looked back into the past to understand the present day.

Remembering UR Ananthamurthy: The literary icon who took a stand against Modi
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Remembering UR Ananthamurthy: The literary icon who took a stand against Modi

At the height of the recent Lok Sabha poll campaign, Ananthamurthy had said he would leave the country if Narendra Modi becomes Prime Minister but later did a U-turn

Hundreds pay tribute to Kannada literary icon UR Ananthamurthy
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Hundreds pay tribute to Kannada literary icon UR Ananthamurthy

The mortal remains of Ananthamurthy were kept for public homage at the premises of the Ravindra Kalakshetra as the state observed three days of mourning.

Man Booker International shortlist: Who is UR Ananthamurthy?
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Man Booker International shortlist: Who is UR Ananthamurthy?

Veteran Kannada author UR Ananthamurthy has been named among one of ten authors on the Man Booker International prize shortlist 2013. Here is more about him.