Gujarat, the westernmost state of India, has a rich literary tradition. Narratives, theatre, folk songs, and aphorisms pertaining to this region can be traced back to the Sultanate period.
Stories and messages have evolved over time and gained a cult status as myths and legends. Aspects of Gujarati Literature The wave of the Bhakti Movement swept the country between 12th and 17th centuries.
Gujarati literature is widely considered to have risen along with the spread of Bhakti Movement. Around 12th century AD, the people of Gujarat were widely influenced by the teachings of Acharya Ramanujcharya and Acharya Madhavcharya.
Between the 14th and 18th centuries, numerous Jain literary stalwarts were responsible for bringing about a new wave of thinking to Gujarat. Their writings were responsible for influencing thousands and are still passed on as legacies.
Around the same time, the great Bhakti poet, Mirabai, also gained prominence. The first female poet, she was venerated by the common public, is regarded even better than most other composers, musicians, poets, and lyricists, who wrote in praise of God.
At this time, Sanskrit and Prakrit were the two languages in uses and the only kind of literature that existed was religious. The poet Mannbhaat wore rings on his fingers and created music by striking them repeatedly on a copper pot.
His music was accompanied by songs, and often, akhyans. In the 19th century, the poet Narmad rose to prominence and broke new ground as far as the literary forms of prose and poetry are concerned; and all this through his work on social revolution.
He wrote extensively about self-government and was a vocal supporter of a single national language.
He understood the need for a unified language for a unified country and advocated this viewpoint all his life. He also pioneered the use of western literary forms in Indian literature. Between andGovardhan Tripathi, duly influenced by the like of Narsinh Mehta and Mirabai, rose to prominence.
Between andK M Munshi produced a remarkable work — the history of the Solanki Dynasty, while Pannalal Patel provided a realistic yet poetic account of rural Gujarat.
Sunadaram exploited the plight of the poor by turning it into the subject he wrote about exclusively, and Zaverchand Meghani collected and published the vibrant selection of oral traditions of Saurashtra.
Gandhian literature was famous for its social consciousness, nationalistic fervour and rampant humanism.
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|Gujarat | History, Map, Population, & Facts | alphabetnyc.com||Land Relief, drainage, and soils Gujarat is a land of great contrasts, stretching from the seasonal salt deserts of the Kachchh Kutch district in the northwest, across the generally arid and semiarid scrublands of the Kathiawar Peninsulato the wet, fertile, coastal plains of the southeastern part of the state, north of Mumbai. The Rann of Kachchh —including both the Great Rann and its eastern appendage, the Little Rann—are best described as vast salt marshes, together covering about 9, square miles 23, square km.|
|It explores cultural values. Literature in Gujarat stands for its Literary tradition in the form of folk songs, narratives, theater and aphorisms.|
It thrived from The Literature of this era is famous for its patriotic overtones. This was also a time when western forms like short story and plays were duly adopted into the Gujarati literature by the likes of Chunilal Madia, Gulabdas Brokers, and Jayantilal Dala.Children’s Literature, Arts Literature, women’s Literature etc.
has paved in way with Gujarati and English language writing getting prominent boost in Gujarat as new writers flourish in State.
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It encompasses the entire Kathiawar Peninsula as well as the surrounding area on the mainland. The coastline of Gujarat is miles long, and no part of the state is more than miles from the sea. Its capital is Gandhinagar. Gujarat was one of the main central areas of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
It contains ancient metropolitan cities from the Indus Valley such as Lothal, Dholavira, and Gola Dhoro. The ancient city of Lothal was where India's first port was established.