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Jeyamohan

  1. 1. Tamil Writer and Literary Critic By Siva Kumar B
  2. 2. Naan Kadavul Angaadi Theru
  3. 3. *Born: April 22, 1962 at Thiruvattaru, kanyakumari *Parents: S.Baghuleyan Pillai and Lakshmi Kutty Amma *Siblings: 1 brother - S.Sudarsan & 1 sister -Sarojini
  4. 4. * Nagercoil & kanyakumari *Avid reader in school time itself, spent most of the time in Library , well versed in both malayalam & tamil *Personal tragedies made him restless *Met his mentor Sundara ramasamy in 1985 *Married Arunmozhi whom he met as regular Reader of his writings on 1990 * Working in BSNL * Claims that tamil is a comfortable vehicle because of richness
  5. 5. *A prolific writer and avid reader *60+ short stories, 7 novels , Articles *Made seminal contribution on Literary criticism *Views on many subjects stirred lot of controversy and debate *Considered by many to have changed literary landscape of Tamil writing *His interpretation of Hindu traditional values are considered significant by many *Sense of humor and satirist
  6. 6. *First novel 1988 *Won Akilan Memorial award in 1991 * Environmental degradation *Rubber replaces Banana Trees for Commercialization of forest *Nagercoil accent used
  7. 7. *Children’s literature novel *Fantasy, Science fiction *An Army officer and a Doctor follows the footsteps of a Snow man called yathi *Written in Simple language, <6 words in sentence, <3000 words used in entire novel
  8. 8. *6 th novel , 2004 and Critically acclaimed novel *Intense and hard hitting novel yet has comical moments *Depicts downtrodden people and beggars life *National award winning Naan kadavul movie based on this novel
  9. 9. *5 th novel , 2003 *First love of a forest officer with a tribal lady *Widely attacted novel *Beautiful descriptions of forest and various animals * Translated in to English with same name
  10. 10. *Magnum opus , Imaginary City called Vishnupuram *Best-known, and critically most acclaimed * Spiritual quest through Indian philosophical schools *Hinduism intersecting Buddhism *Non Linear narration 10 th to 4 th then 13 th Century
  11. 11. * http://www.jeyamohan.in * http://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/ ஜெயமோகன் * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeyamohan
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