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Resurrecting Madhavikutty – The Hindu
That’s a different experience. One must have more courage to write a autobiography like this, most of the autobiographies are clear about their childhood, interests and their achievements and no one is interested to mention their desires, love, relationships and disappointments, kutfy she succeeded in mentioning them very clearly right from her childhood and personal experiences in her passages to womanhood.
The line that i loved the most was her own comments about her life-” I don’t think I will have another incarnation, another after life.
This volume is further proof that here is a writer who will not go gently into the swirling mists of easy oblivion but will continue to haunt this world and the readers she so loved to enthral.
Many of these memoirs chronicle the emotional turmoils of a woman on the run after daring to speak the unspeakable, on sexuality, desires and the female body. Who was not scared of putting down on paper exactly what she had done in life and what she thought of her husband and various other relations are were thrust on her With its mesmerizing poetry, and the captivating poet who pinned them up;this is nothing short of marvelous!
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. By today’s standards it would not cause an eyebrow to begin to be raised. During her era, I guess she was the only writ When you learn to swim Do not enter a river that has no ocean To flow into, one ignorant of destinations and knowing only the flowing as its destiny, Like the weary rivers of the blood That bear the scum of ancient memories But go, swim in the sea, Go swim in the great blue sea, Where the first tide you meet is your body, That familiar pest, But if you learn to cross it, You are safe, yes, beyond it you are safe, For even sinking would make no difference then March 29, Her stay in Calcutta too provided ample food for thought.
The lyricism of her verses contrasting well with her straightforward prose. U can download Pdf File We did not have a place to rest. May 27, Jinu rated it really liked it. This is one woman who never ceases to amaze me. There are no reviews yet.
Apart from that my heart was squeezed several times as I read the book when she nonchalantly writes about having a loveless marriage as a child bride. She writes with a binocular combination of feminine charm and feminist vigour. Despite what I had heard and what she writes about her many loves, it’s evident that her affairs were more affairs of her heart and intellect rather than meaningless but passionate encounters.
Though an autobiography, it reads kutth a fanciful story of a whimsical and vain woman. Some very deep insights about adolescent age, women psychology, love and our sexually suppressed society.
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Unfortunately, her disregard for rules also reflects in her writing style. Will not buy another Malayalam ebook She is the daughter of V. She was born on March 31, in Malabar in Kerala, India. She spent her early childhood in Kolkata and her ancestral home in Malabar, a place concocted with numerous relatives, splendorous nature, ritual and customs of the family and describes her life amongst them.
Ente Kadha Madhavikkutty Item Preview. Return to Book Page. Printable version Dec 31, 6: Her emotional roller coaster rides, her terrifying fear of mediocrity, her striving for effect, the constant re-invention of her self, are all there for the reader once again.
She points out the double standard her family practiced when dealing with brutalities and lecherous acts practiced towards the serfs and peasants that worked for the family, sometimes involving her own family members. I kuhty how many humans will madav dare to say that before their death. K Das has a deft and confident writing style with powerfully effective use of ktuty. An Indian woman writing about extramarital affairs, sexual fantasies and lesbianism in the early 70s; no wonder this book caused controversies.
On a personal level, I found this book too depressing to be re-read. Kurup Olappamanna Subramanian Namboothirippad P. It was not about how she rose to fame.
But, I feel sorry to say that this book is like a plain diary, without any twist or excitement. Thiruvananthapuram, August 20,