Literature

Hindi Literature

Literature in Hindi is broadly divided into four prominent parts chronologically. These are : Adi Kal or Vir Gatha Kal, Bhakti Kal, Reeti Kavya Kal, and Adhunik Kal. Literature of Adi Kal or Vir Gatha Kal (before 15th century) was developed in the regions of Kanauj, Delhi and Ajmer stretching up to central India. ‘Prithwiraj …

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Oriya Literature

Oriya literature is the literature written in the Oriya language. Oriya is an official language of the State of Odisha in India. The region has been known at different stages of history as Kalinga, Udara, Utkala or Koshala. Besides Odisha, the Oriya language is also spoken by minority populations of the neighbouring States of West …

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Assamese Literature

Assamese is now the official language of Assam, a north-eastern state of India. And this Assamese or Ahamiya literature has now flourished with poetry, songs, novels, short stories, documents and other writings in the Assamese language. It also includes popular ballads in the older forms of the language during its evolution to the contemporary form. …

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Marathi Literature

Marathi literature is a Sanskrit-derived language spoken mainly in the Indian state Maharashtra and written in the Devanagari script. Yadava Period: The early Marathi literature was written during the Yadava period (850- 1312). It was mostly religious and philosophical in nature. It started with the writings of the saint-poets belonging to Mahanubhava and Warkari sects. …

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Gujarati Literature

Gujarat is a flourishing province of India, and the history of Gujarati literature may be traced back to the 6th century AD. Since then, it has been flourishing to the present. It has a unique characteristic in having almost no patronage from a ruling dynasty, other than its composers. In the context of gradual evolution, …

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Tamil Literature

Tamil is one of the four dominant Dravidian languages in South India. Other three are Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. Tamil literature has a rich and long literary tradition spanning more than two thousand years. Contributions to the Tamil literature are mainly from Tamil people from South India, including Tamil Nadu, Kerala, from Sri Lankan Tamils …

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