Gulabi Talkies and Other Stories

Gulabi Talkies and Other Stories Vaidehi is the pen name of noted Kannada writer Janaki Srinivasa Murthy She is hailed by critics and readers alike for her prolific short stories poems plays biographies and translations Her deep a

  • Title: Gulabi Talkies and Other Stories
  • Author: "Vaidehi"
  • ISBN: 9780143099697
  • Page: 355
  • Format: Paperback
  • Vaidehi is the pen name of noted Kannada writer Janaki Srinivasa Murthy She is hailed by critics and readers alike for her prolific short stories, poems, plays, biographies and translations Her deep and compassionate understanding of the inner world of women allows her to meaningfully mirror the ordinariness of their lives, and yet eloquently depict their resilience in tVaidehi is the pen name of noted Kannada writer Janaki Srinivasa Murthy She is hailed by critics and readers alike for her prolific short stories, poems, plays, biographies and translations Her deep and compassionate understanding of the inner world of women allows her to meaningfully mirror the ordinariness of their lives, and yet eloquently depict their resilience in the face of sorrow and poverty.Gulabi Talkies is a compilation of 20 of her short stories written through the 80s and 90s, with pastoral South India as a backdrop Edited by Tejaswini Niranjana, these stories have been translated into English by Mrinalini Sebastian, Bageshree S Nayana Kashyap Vaidehi s Madekeri based daughter and Tejaswini Most of the stories convey, through Vaidehi s celebrated naturalness and wry humour, the female experience that manifests itself in the daily lives of these women in a distinctive fashion Through this book, a varied readership will be introduced to a barely glimpsed, nearly forgotten, rural life the characters preoccupations and their pace of life nothing short of an anachronism from another time.

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