Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2019

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780199492855

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Indira Bai

The Triumph of Truth and Virtue

Gulvadi Venkata Rao, Translated by Prof. Vanamala Viswanatha, and Prof. Shivarama Padikkal

  • The first social novel in Kannada
  • Helps to see how the novel evolved as a literary genre in Indian languages
  • An ideal text for comparative study, with similar first novels in other Indian languages of the time
  • A woman-centric text, it stages all the major debates of 19th century colonial India such as child marriage, widow remarriage, and women's education

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