The theme of Kanthapura is the unification of different Indian castes under a Gandhian system of social justice during the fight against British rule of India. At the. Raja Rao’s first novel Kanthapura () is the story of a village in south India named Kanthapura. The novel is narrated in the form of a. This is the story of how Mahatma Gandhi’s struggle for independence from the British came to a typical village, Kanthapura, in South India. This edition includes .

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Kanthapura is a household of characters. The amalgamation of myth and reality could have been done in a much more comprehensive and smooth manner.

Selain dari pihak Inggris dan penguasa India, Morrthy juga menerima perlawanan dari kalangannya sendiri yang merasa sia-sia saja perjuanganny.

Deep shikha sood 8 December at Revolusi yang dilakukannya ialah untuk melawan kekangan Inggris dan sistem ekonomi yang hanya menguntungkan kapital besar. And there are many individuals within this community. Zola’s Germinal about a strike at a Ral coal mine, or Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle about a strike by migrant farm workers.

Jun 23, Ankita rated it really liked it. The book is a fictional acco This is the first book I have read by Raja Rao, and I was hooked after reading the first few lines.

The best part of this book is the honest account of rural India. Thank you so much for helping students like me in the eleventh hour. Kanthapura The Serpent and the Rope Notable award s: His revolutionary ideas are a challenge to the Brahmin upper caste and to those in league with British colonial rule.

Belum lagi, tokohnya yg banyak kanthapjra namanya susah diingat, makin mengukuhkan jikalau buku ini memang kurang sesuai untuk otak sederhana gw. Mulk Raj AnandKhushwant Singh To see what your friends thought of ksnthapura book, please sign up.


The novel ends with Moorthy and the town looking to the future and planning to continue their fight for independence. The ease with which the english gets indianized is remarkable. She too was a important character. He begins living a Gandhian lifestyle, wearing home-spun khaddar and discarded foreign clothes and speaking out against the caste system. While Moorthy spent his days in prison, the women ianthapura Kanthapura took charge of the struggle for freedom.

In — he co-edited with Ahmad Ali a journal from Bombay called Tomorrow. He began learning French. Retrieved from ” https: Feb 08, Saurabh Agarwal rated it really liked it. Click here to sign up. Anonymous 16 November at As a Gandhian economic programme Moorthy distributes chakras among the village women and inspires them to spin chakras and weave cloth. Throughout the novel, all we get to know is about the works which he does and about his struggles. Atrocities against women added miseries of the people.

According to one little random page test I just conducted, the number is Yeah,really it’s very easy to understand bcs u used basic words of language. It offers a deeply rutted path for younger writers to follow, bumping along. I find it much helful. Mustafijur Rahman 9 September at Before Moorthy was arrested he started fasting 3 days after the 3rd day he was arrested.

It is not just kanthwpura summary but the real blue print of the whole novel. N 21 April at And the role of Patel rangegouda should have been clearly referred. They become one in order to fight a violent colonial occupation.


Rao’s involvement in the nationalist movement is reflected in his first two books. Rachanna and family were thrown out of the estate because of their role in beating Bade Khane.


In the last part o the novel, it is mentioned that people of the village were settled in Kashipur and Kanthapura was occupied by people from Bombay. Paperbackkanthalura. Moorthy is then invited by Brahmin clerks at the Skeffington coffee estate to create an awareness of Gandhian teachings among the pariah coolies.

Moorthy mulai melawan dengan memberikan mesin pemintal dan benang gratis kepada kaum wnaita Kantapura untuk membuat mereka berpenghasilan dan memakai pakaian buatan sendiri, tapa harus membeli dari penjual yang itu hanya menguntungkan merka dan inggris. The adoption of the language of the colonial occupiers cannot be a neutral fact, to my lights.

Kanthapura by Raja Rao

Dec 05, Lagan Mangla rated it liked it. Kanthapura is the ethralling story of how Mahatma Gandhi’s struggle for independence from the British becomes a palpable reality in a tiny and secluded village, Kanthapura, in South India. Typical Indian thought process shown and one does feel closer to reality of those times even though the work is only inspired by the reality.

If you are sure about your comment, please share the link. Retrieved 17 June May 23, Gaurav Garg rated it liked it. Here, its confusing and makes the rqo more convoluted than it should be. These goals cost Moorthy his lives. Unknown 23 June at Provat Ragon 13 August at