Read Ente Katha book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on by MADHAVIKUTTY / KAMALA DAS (Author). out of 5 stars pseudonym, Madhavikutty for her writings in Malayalam. The validity Kamala Das’ s Ente Katha is her autobiography in Malayalam. The author herself. Ente Katha (Malayalam) [Kamala Das (Author) by Madhavikutty (Author)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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I was also kathz by the kind of relationship she shared with her husband. She is the daughter of V. But it is an interesting read for people who love to explore the depths and corners of a vast ocean known as the human nature.

I had read the English version when I was in higher secondary, I feel I like that better.

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K Das has a deft rnte confident writing style with powerfully effective use of imagery. But overall a good read for someone who would like to peep into a lonely woman’s mind who is looking for love. The author’s loneliness is clearly evident and at times she sounds like a bored affluent housewife who is marinating in self-pity.

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Realising her mental agony was distressing and depressing. In an era when women were expected to serve their husbands, raise kids and lose their identity in household chores, I applaud her defiance of the conventions. However, I dearly enjoyed the glimpses of Malayalam culture and practices. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

All through her work I felt her like a reservoir.

It touches more than once on the dark side that inevitably exists in everyone’s life but most refuse to think so deeply about and moreover write about. I fell in love with her powerful poetry. Parameswara Iyer Unnayi Variyar V.


Is n’t it a strange kind of relationships. Pampered lot won’t get it.

Ente Kadha Madhavikkutty

There is nothing stilted about the writing style of Kamala Das. Her popularity in Kerala is based chiefly on her short stories and autobiography, while her madsvi in English, written under the name Kamala Das, is noted for the poems and explicit autobiography. But when I was young and in love with a grey-eyed man it was a marshy waste. 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.

Every about one’s life is written without any hindrance or censor.

About Kamala Suraiyya Das. Please Email the Editor. Ente Kadha Madhavikkutty Item Preview. Her descriptions of Calcutta, Bombay, New Delhi, and her native wnte in Kerala are sensitive as also are her portrayals of the many people she meets. 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.

Her childhood in colonized Calcutta is also explained vividly. I could resonate with the voice of the author Kamala Das in the beginning as she eloquently speaks of innermost thoughts of an average middle class Indian girl.

As the title kutyy, it is her story where she did not hide behind any hypocrisy. Retrieved 2 June The lyricism of her verses contrasting well with her straightforward prose.


Want to Read saving…. I compromised myself with every sentence I wrote and thus burnt all the boats that would have reached me to security.

She moved away from social conventions and portrayed homosexuality as well. When one of her love letters ended up in her husband’s hands he warns her saying that she is innocent and she should keep herself away from such fraudsters. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

My Story – Kamala Das. Aug 22, Jessy John rated it it was amazing Shelves: He was moving to Mysore from Pune, and this was among the books he donated to our library The Book Leaf.

Harshly critical of Malayali women, who according to her can be much more patriarchal than men themselves, she claims that her poetic freedom of speech was often a red rag to many. Das has earned considerable respect in recent years. Because of it, Das did not have any issues with her romantic escapades. This could simply be just the author, or my ignorance in order to avoid a clash of opinions. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Harshly critical of Malayali women, who according to her can be much more patriarchal than men themselves, she claims that her poetic freedom of speech was often a red rag to many.