He was horrified by the pagan brutality of the ballad, and essentially so is the author of this third Kannada essay. ... The folklorists are of the view that folk poetry and literature belong to two different mediums of arts; one is passed on from mouth to mouth, and the other exists in written form. ... The language, imagery, meter, and rhythm of folk poetry have had a profound influence upon classical poetry.
|Title||:||The Walled-Up Wife: A Casebook|
|Publisher||:||Univ of Wisconsin Press -|