Cherusseri- Makers of Indian Literature

Cherusseri- Makers of Indian Literature

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZH048
Author: T. Bhaskaran
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 1997
ISBN: 8126002867
Pages: 128
Other Details 8.50x5.50 inches
Weight 161 gm

Book Description

About The Book

Cherusseri (1500 AD) is the author of Krishnagatha which is used for daily recitation as an act of workship of Krishna during the Malayalam month Chingam (August-September) by the devout Keralites, especially women. The sonorous poetry Krishnagatha depicts the exploits of Lord Krishna. This work has been respectec by the people of Kerala similar to Ezhuttacchan's Adyatmc Ramayana (Ezhuttacchan is known as the father of moderr Malayalam literature). Cherusseri's importance lies in his clear inclination towards native tongue, by which his poetry became popular among the people of Kerala.

About The Author

The author of this monograph Dr. T. Bhaskaran, former Director, Oriental Research Institute and Manuscripts Library of University of Kerala is a wellknown writer and critic.

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