Chandrikaiyin Kathai

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A.R. Venkatachalapathy
Pudumaippithan (pseudonym; given name C. Vridhachalam, 1906–42) is considered to be the greatest of Tamil short story writers and represents one of the high points of modernist writing in Tamil. In a brief life of 42 years and a writing career spanning less than 15 years, Pudumaippithan wrote short…
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Riti Sharma
Pudumaippithan, the nom de plume adopted by C. Vridhachalam (1906–1942), literally means 'the one crazy about the new'.  Pudumaippithan revolutionized the genre of the short story in Tamil literature, and chose to incorporate the spoken style of Tamil in his stories. This module is a glimpse into…
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