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It is understood to be largely autobiography. He comes across as a champion of women emancipation and is quite vocal about burning social and religious issues.

Saratchandra received very little formal education but inherited something valuable from his father—his imagination and love of literature.

Sarat Chandra’s name is cherished as dearly as the names of eminent Malayalam novelists. The starting episode of boys rowing through Ganges at night and their adventure, hold somewhat a special place, even at par with the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

Indra, a burly boy, who teaches him a lesson or two about religious and social might; And, Annada di, a sacrificing woman, who leaves an indelible impression sirkanta his mind, and henceforth becomes his usual scale to measure the worth of a woman. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Srikanta (Part 1)

Prominent among them are: They all loved him selflessly and he valued them though he could love them as passionately as they did. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay ‘s Devdas. He remains the most popular, translated, adapted, and plagiarized Indian author of all time. Srikanta is the narrator of the story. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. In the book, Sarat Chandra depicts women demanding rights for themselves in their own voice.


Srikanta (Bengali Edition): Śaratcandra Caṭṭopādhyāya: : Books

From Kamal Lata, Abhaya, Rajlakshmi or Pyaari – all these women were how women should be – strong, caring, loving, religious, pious and pure.

Sep 04, Santanu Dutta rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. I have witnessed endless injustice to these people, unfair intolerable indiscriminate justice. A good novel and you will surely keep yourself connected throughout your reading. Second he meets Pyari at the prince’s tent in the wilderness and she reminds him of there childhood. How unmarried women tarnish family image and they are srikant off for Rs 20 to men 10 times their age as wives. Jyotirmoy Sarkar added it Feb 14, I promised most unwillingly—perhaps only to put them off till I had returned to Rangoon and could forget all about it.

He thus had the inestimable advantage of viewing his land and people from outside.

To ask other readers questions about Srikantaplease sign up. She is jolted into reality, only when Srikanta again falls ill, while nursing a few sick railway men. First Arts examination or attend college due to lack of funds.


Though, initially, Srikanta is skeptical of this move, but the common suffering of progressive Burmese women at the hands of menfolk, forces him to accept the folly of his own kind, who take women for granted. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The life of Sharatchandra Chattopadhyay: This poverty abounds in my writings. It also outlines very deep character insights of women and portray how true devotion, Srikanta A story of a traveller whose destiny was to become a liberator of women from there mental griefs and burdens of life.

Rafiqul added it May 25, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Angel Guimera, I read this novel not less than 20 times. I read the bengali version since I am one. Shubhadeep Mukherjee rated it it was amazing Nov 02, And how does the transition happen.

Feb 05, Dr. A mere accident made me start again, after the lapse of about eighteen years.

Sen, has done admirably in his rendering of these two elaborate passages. I’ve read it second time and strangely just after finishing crime and punishment second time.

May 15, Book Ninja rated it liked it.