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Indian Literature

Being ancient literature, Indian literature is vast and scattered among more than 22 regional languages other than Sanskrit, Urdu and English.

Indian literature may be broadly classified into

1. Ancient Indian Literature

Ø Sacred literature such as Vedas, epics like Mahabharata, Ramayana

Ø Secular Literature like works of Great Poet Kalidas, Harsa etc.

2. Regional Indian Writing include literature in regional languages by the authors like Premchand, Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Shivaji Sawant etc. Check www.culturopedia.com for regional Indian writing.

3. Indian English Literature includes works of Nirad. C. Chaudhuri, R. K Narayan, Shobha De, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Arundhati Roy, Vikram Seth, Amitav Ghosh and Salman Rushdie etc.

Being not the expert on Indian Literature which itself vast subject, only important information is given below your reference.

For Detailed information of Indian Literature, contact -

Sahitya Akademi,
Rabindra Bhavan,

35, Ferozeshah Road,

New Delhi-110001,

Tel: 11-23386626/27/28

www.sahitya-akademi.gov.in

Publications for Ancient Indian Literature

Ø Advait Aashrama (www.advaitaashrama.org)

Ø Chinmaya Mission (www.chinmayamission.com)

Ø Anand Sangh & Publications (www.anandaindia.org)

Ø Art of Living (www.store.artofliving.org)

Ø Zen Publications (www.zenpublications.com)

Ø Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (www.indiabbt.com)

Indian Regional Writing in English

Ø The Writers Workshop (www.writersworkshopindia.com)

Ø Yatra Books (www.yatrabooks.com)

Indian Modern Literature

Ø Rupa Publications (www.rupapublications.co.in)

Ø Jaico Books (www.jaicobooks.com)

Ø Penguin Books(www.penguinbooksindia.com)

Followings important literature festival gives opportunity to get more information about Indian literature.

Name of the Festival

Location

Website

Month

DSC Jaipur Literature Festival

Diggi House, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Jaipur – 302004, Rajasthan (India)

Jaipur Literature Festival, Teamwork Productions, 208-A/3, Savitri Nagar, New Delhi-110017 Tel: 011-26011430/31/32

www.jaipurliteraturefestival.org

January

Hyderabad Literary Festival

Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad

Managing Editor,
Muse India
38, Malani Enclave, Trimulgherry
Secunderabad 500015, AndraPradesh.
Tel:040- 40159613
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Dept of English, OU
Osmania University Campus
Hyderabad 500007, AP.
Tel:040- 24038606
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www.hyderabadliteraryfestival.com

January

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival

Apeejay Trust.

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Check at www.kolkatalitfest.in for various venues of Kolkata.

January

Kovalam Literary Festival

Kanakakunnu Palace, Trivandrum. Kerala

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Tel: 9811802538 www.kovalamlitfest.com

October

Mumbai International Literary Festival

Tata Theatre, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Dr Vinodkumar This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

www.litlive.in

November

Bangalore Literature Festival

Jaymahal Palace, Banglore

Festival Team, www.bangaloreliteraturefestival.org

December

Goa Arts and Literary Festival

The International Centre, Goa
Goa University Road, Dona Paula Post Office,
Dona Paula, Goa - 403 004, INDIA
Phone: +91 832 2452805 to 2452810

The International Centre, Goa
Goa University Road, Dona Paula Post Office,
Dona Paula, Goa - 403 004, INDIA
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: +91 832 2452805 to 2452810

Website: www.goaartlitfest.com

December

Book Stores in India

Ø Crossword (www.crossword.in)

Ø Full Circle (www.fullcirclebooks.in)

Ø Strand Bookstall (www.strandbookstall.com)

Ø Land Mark (www.landmarkonthenet.com)

Online Book Stores

Ø www.flipkart.com

Ø www.homeshop18.com

Ø www.shopping.indiatimes.com

Ø www.indiaplaza.com

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