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Raja Rao Kanthapura Pdf Download

Raja Rao Kanthapura Pdf Download

Kanthapura is a 1938 novel by Indian author Raja Rao. It tells the story of Mahatma Gandhi's independence movement from 1919 to 1930, describing its impact on the caste-ridden south Indian village of Kanthapura. The story is narrated by Achakka, an elderly woman from the villages dominant Brahmin caste, who chronicles the events in the village. The novels central character, Moorthy, is a young educated Brahmin man. Originally from Kanthapura, Moorthy moves to the city to study. While living there he becomes a follower of Gandhi and an activist against the caste system, British colonial rule, and social inequality. When Moorthy returns to Kanthapura he becomes the leader of a non-violent independence group following in Gandhi's footsteps.

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Kanthapura is considered as one of the finest novels in Indian English literature. It is praised for its use of language, which blends English with Kannada idioms and expressions, creating a unique style that reflects the oral tradition of storytelling. The novel also explores the themes of nationalism, religion, caste, gender, and violence in the context of colonialism and resistance. Kanthapura is a powerful and moving portrayal of a village community that undergoes a radical transformation under the influence of Gandhi's philosophy and actions.

If you are interested in reading this novel, you can download it for free from the Internet Archive. The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, music, and more. You can access the PDF file of Kanthapura by clicking on this link: [Kanthapura by Raja Rao]. You can also read other works by Raja Rao on the Internet Archive, such as [The Serpent and the Rope], [The Cat and Shakespeare], and [The Chessmaster and His Moves].

Alternatively, you can also read an academic article on Raja Rao's Kanthapura by Dr. Suman Chakraborty. The article is titled "Raja Raos Kanthapura: A Journey to Decolonization" and it analyzes how the novel depicts the process of decolonization through the lens of Gandhian ideology. You can download the PDF file of the article from this link: [Raja Raos Kanthapura: A Journey to Decolonization].

We hope you enjoy reading Kanthapura and learning more about Raja Rao's life and works. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to contact us.


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