Author:Bannanje Babu Amin (Author), Shankar Narayana Dooja Poojary (Tr.)


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The Tale of the Twin Warriors

By: Bannanje Babu Amin (Author), Shankar Narayana Dooja Poojary (Tr.)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Sahitya Akademi: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900982

ISBN: 8126027819

Oral epics in any Indian language are generally associated with certain specific communities, defined by their traditional occupations; and the present oral epic Koti Channaya belongs to the Billava community. This poetic narrative, which records the life and adventures of the two cultural heroes of the Billava community, their yearning for cultivable land, their brave opposition to the established powerful classes, and their tragic end, is sung by the members of the particular communities called Pambada and Parava of coastal Karnataka, during the annual worship of the twin heroes. The oral ep... View more info