Assamese literature
Assamese literature (Assamese: অসমীয়া সাহিত্য) is the entire corpus of poetry, novels, short stories, documents and other writings in the Assamese language. It also includes popular ballads in t...
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Bengali literature
Bengali literature (Bengali: বাংলা সাহিত্য, Bangla Sahityô) denotes the body of writings in the Bengali language in South Asia. The earliest extant work in Bengali literature is the Charyapada, a ...
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Gujarati literature
The history of Gujarati literature may be traced to 1000 AD, and this literature has flourished since then to the present. It is unique in having almost no patronage from a ruling dynasty, other than ...
Hindi literature
Literature in Hindi languages (Hindi: हिन्दी साहित्य) includes literature in the various Central Zone Indo-Aryan languages which have writing systems. It is broadly classified into four prominent ...
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Indian English literature
Indian English literature (IEL) refers to the body of work by writers in India who write in the English language and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous languages of India....
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Kannada literature
Kannada literature is the corpus of written forms of the Kannada language, a member of the Dravidian family spoken mainly in the Indian state of Karnataka and written in the Kannada script.Attestation...
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Kashmiri literature
Kashmiri literature (Kashmiri: कॉशुर साहित्य, کٲشُر ساہتیہ) has a history of at least 5,000 years, going back to its glory days of Sanskrit. Early names include Patanjali, the author of the Maha...
Maithili language
Maithili (/ˈmaɪtɨli/; मैथिली, মৈথিলী, Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Nepal and northern India by 34.7 million people as of 2000, of which 2.8 million were in Nepal. It is written in the...
Malayalam literature
Malayalam literature (മലയാള സാഹിത്യം) comprises those literary texts written in Malayalam, a South-Dravidian language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala.The earliest known extant literary work in Ma...
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Marathi literature
Marathi literature (Marathi: मराठी साहित्य) is the body of literature of Marathi, an Indo-Aryan language spoken mainly in the Indian state of Maharashtra and written in the Devanagari script.
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Oriya literature
Oriya (ଓଡ଼ିଆ odiā) is an official language of the state of Odisha(ଓଡ଼ିଶା), India. The region has been known at different stages of history as Kalinga, Udra, Utkala or Koshala. The language is also spo...
Indian literature
Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India has 22 officially recognized languages.All date...
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Punjabi literature
Punjabi literature refers to literary works written in the Punjabi language particularly by peoples from the historical Punjab region of India and Pakistan including the Punjabi diaspora. The Punjabi ...
Rajasthani literature
Rajasthani literature written in various genres starting from 1000 AD. But, it is generally agreed that modern Rajasthani literature began with the works of Surajmal Misrana. His most important works...
Sanskrit literature
Literature in Sanskrit begins with the spoken or sung literature of the Vedas c.3rd to 2nd millennium BCE (Bronze Age India, Indus Valley Civilization), and continues with the oral tradition of the Sa...
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Sindhi literature
Sindhi literature (Sindhi: سنڌي ادب) writers have contributed extensively in various forms of literature both in poetry and prose.
The earliest reference to Sindhi literature is contained in ...
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Tamil literature
Tamil literature (Tamil: தமிழ் இலக்கியம்) refers to the literature in the Tamil language. Tamil literature has a rich and long literary tradition spanning more than two thousand years. The oldest ...
Telugu literature
Telugu literature or Telugu Sahityam (Telugu: తెలుగు సాహిత్యం) is the body of works written in the Telugu language. It consists of poems, novels, short stories, dramas and puranas. Telugu literatu...
Urdu literature
Urdu literature (Urdu: ادبیات اردو‎, “Adbiyāt-i Urdū”) has a history that is inextricably tied to the development of the Urdu language. While it tends to be dominated by poetry, especially t...
Mera Pakistani Safarnama
Mera Pakistani Safarnama is a Punjabi travelogue by actor-writer Balraj Sahni. This book describes his 1960 tour through Pakistan.
Vachana Sahitya
Vachana sahitya (Kannada: ವಚನ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is a form of rhythmic writing in Kannada (see also Kannada poetry) that evolved in the 11th Century C.E. and flourished in the 12th century, as a part of the...
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Na D'Souza
Na D'Souza (or Norbert D'Souza) is a novelist, writer in Kannada language living in Sagara, Karnataka, India. He is the President of 80th All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, Madikeri 2014.
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Shunyasampadane
Shunyasampadane is an anthology of poems in the Kannada language that includes the vachanas and dialogues of several Veerashaiva saints. It is an important part of the holy scriptures of Veerashaivis...
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Manik Bandopadhyay
Manik Bandopadhyay (Bengali: মানিক বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়  Manik Bandopadhyay ; 19 May 1908 – 3 December 1956) was a Bengali novelist and is considered one of the leading lights of modern Benga...
Kumari Kandam
Kumari Kandam (Tamil: குமரிக்கண்டம்) refers to a hypothetical lost continent with an ancient Tamil civilization, located south of present-day India, in the Indian Ocean. Alternative names and spel...
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