Bharathipura has 80 ratings and 7 reviews. The obviousness of the novel is embarrassing – URA is a caterer not a writer; he knows he’s catering but doesn’t. Format: Paperback. Bharathipura is an old-fashioned novel, with a captivating story that moves along Flaubertian lines: no pointless side-trips. At the same time, . The novel presents its protagonist Jagannatha in the same mould. The story is set in the town of Bharathipura which is noted for its famous.

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Jagan is also shocked by the way the educated and employed Dalits behave toward their own caste people.

Ananthamurthy, Oxford, Rs The author, U. Oct 07, Jasun Chelat rated it liked it. I would love to hear from you. Tomichan Matheikal 4 May at His intended actions were noble but the hollowness behind it makes him less likeable.

I have changed my perception negative to positive on URA after I read this bjarathipura. Bharathipura was first published in in Kannada. Jaganatha is determined to initiate social change.

Inhe received the Padma Bhushan award from the Government of India and inhe was nom Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy was a contemporary writer and critic in the Kannada language and is considered as one of the pioneers of the Navya movement.

Shubhanshu Gupta rated it really liked it Feb 18, Return to Book Page. Jagannatha tries to take the people from the lower caste to the temple, but the irony is that he knows very little about them.


Nielsen Book Data As he notes in a letter he writes to the local newspapers announcing his plans: Margaret doesn’t show the same enthusiasm as she later leaves him for his friend Chandrashekar bharathipuga the end of the story. Yet even after independence, the place has retained its attitudes toward untouchability.

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Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. The detailed Introduction by N. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Want to Read saving…. Novwl of the images in the novel remain etched in our memories. In Susheela Punitha’s hands, the translation retains the cultural and linguistic ambience of the Kannada society.

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A Jnanpith awardee and author of five novels, including the widely acclaimed Samskara English translation, OUPhe has six collections of short stories, five collections of poems, a play, and sixteen volumes of critical writings. The next day the Holeyaru hesitate before the temple gate.

Though the idea of the novel seems dated, the narrative has not ceased to touch a chord among sensitive readers who have decided to turn over the pages. Sincemuch has taken place as far as Dalit emancipation is concerned.

I went through a similar sensation while reading this particular novel which could rather be called a philosophy treatise.


SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. I’m not real to any of them. Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review onvel a whole.


There are certain things that Ananthamurthy seems to have blissfully forgotten, probably because of the medium he has chosen to do his writing in.


Mar 21, Karthik Ramesh rated it really liked it. Together with SamskaraBharathipura forms the major works of U. I must make these people feel the anguish of becoming responsible for their lives.

I did once hear that “Moby Dick” was originally intended as a scientific study on whales which was later wrapped up in an adventurous story to make it more palatable. All bharathipra all, it is slow but still, an enjoyable read penned by one of the popular Jnanpith awardees.

The central character is Jagannatha, a Brahmin whose family wealth makes him the richest man in town. All in all, it is slow but still, an enjoyable read penned by one of the popular Jnanpith awardees. He plays the hero by assuming the position of the light bearer to the untouchables whose names he keeps forgetting.