Friday, July 20, 2012

Book Review on Bhandaru Acchamamba Satcharitra in The Hindu ..

 Bhandaru Acchamamba Satcharitra

This is a brief biography of Bhandaru Acchamamba, perhaps the first story writer, and indeed the first women’s historian in Telugu. 

Within 8 chapters the author Kondaveeti Satyavati tries to given insight into the short (30 year long) life of a woman who not only wrote several stories and attempted a history of women across India, but was also a staunch supporter of the Swadeshi movement and was a an asocial worker. 

Her writings in Telugu are all the more remarkable as she lived in the State for a very short period of time and had managed to balance her personal domestic life with her strong feminist thinking.

For copies contact 
Hyderabad Book Trust, 
Flat no 85, Balajinagar, 
Gudimalkapur, Hyderabad 500006, 

Price: Rs. 50

Courtesy: The Hindu, 20 July 2012

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