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Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak
Born Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak
August 1, 1921(1921-08-01)
Died 1966

Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak (1 August 1921 – 1966), was an influential Telugu poet, novelist and short story writer.

Initially his poetry, as in his first anthology, Prabhatamu-Sandhya (1945), was written in the romantic vein popular in Indian poetry of the early and mid-20th century. His style changed after he attended the All India Progressive Writers' Conference in Bombay.[1]

Background

Literary contributions and recognition

Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak is best known for his posthumous collection of poems Amrutham Kurisina ratri, ("The Night When Nectar Rained")[1] published in 1969.[2] This book won the Andhra Pradesh state Sahitaya Akademy Award and Central Government Sahitaya Akademy Award in 1970. The volume has been called a "milestone in modern Telugu" by Sisir Kumar Das, who added, "But for him, 'verse libre' or 'prose poetry' could not have gained so much of popularity."[1]

His collection of short stories include Sundari-SubbaRavu, Vuri Chivara Illu and Tilak Kadhalu. His stories were influenced by Maxim Gorky and Rabindranath Tagore[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 9788172017989, retrieved via Google Books on 23 December 2008
  2. ^ [ http://www.koumudi.net/Monthly/2008/february/feb_2008_anaganagaOmanchikatha.pdf Microsoft Word - feb_2008_anaganagaOmanchikatha.doc]
  • Koumudi - Anaganaga Omanchikatha[1]

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