Remembering Anantha Murthy : The Doyen of Indian Fiction

  • Ramlal Agarwal
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Murthy's Samskara is not a novel in the Western sense of the term. There is no art, no design, no point of you, no intellectual hair-splitting. It depicts simple people bound by tradition and circumstance and yet whatever happens to them is so very touching.

Keywords: Anantha Murthy, Samskara, culture, Indian culture, Anantha Murthy’s fiction, Ramlal Agarwal


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Author Biography

Ramlal Agarwal

Ramlal Agarwal is a retired Principal and has taught English literature for 35 years. He has been Chairman, Board of Studies in English and Dean of the Arts Faculty, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Marathwada University. He got Ph D for his work on Ruth Prawer Jhabvala in 1978. His writing has appeared in The Times of India, Indian Express, Quest, Youth Times, Onlooker, Journal of Indian writing in English and World Literature Today (USA).

How to Cite
Agarwal, R. “Remembering Anantha Murthy : The Doyen of Indian Fiction”. Contemporary Literary Review India, Vol. 3, no. 2, May 2016, pp. 18-20, doi:10.201411/clri.v3i2.234.
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