Rajasthani literature

Literature

Rajasthani has a vast 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.South Asian arts. (2008). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved January 31, 2008, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online: http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-65211 ] His most important works are the Vansa Bhaskara and the Vir Satsai. The Vans Bhaskar contains accounts of the Rajput princes who ruled in what was then Rajputana (at present the state of Rajasthan), during the lifetime of the poet (1872–1952). The Vir Satsai is a collection of hundreds of couplets.

Eminent Literateurs

*Abdul Vaheed `Kamal'
*Bhavishya dutt 'Bhavishya'
*Upendra 'Anu'
*Dr.Arjun Dev Charan
*Bankidas
*Bharat ola
*Chander Singh 'Birkali'
*C.P.Dewal
*Chandervardai
*Dr.Dushyant
*Harish Bhadani
*Kanhaiya Lal Dugar
*Kanhaiya LaL Sethia
*Kiran Nahta
*Kripa Ram Puniya
*Krishan Vrihaspati
*Dr.Lakshmi Kumari Chundawat
*Mal Chand Tiwari
*Major Ratan Jangid
*Mohan Alok
*Manoj Kumar Swami
*Mahender Singh Shekhawat
*Nand Bhardwaj
*Nanuram Sanskrita
*Dr.Narayan Singh Bhatti
*Neeraj Daiya
*Om Purohit “Kagad”
*Prem Ji Prem
*Pramod Kumar Sharma
*Satya Narayan Soni
*Dr.Shakidan Kaviya
*Dr.Shanti Bhardwaj “Rakesh”
*Sūdan
*Suryamal Misran
*Dr.Tej Singh Jodha
*Vinod Swami
*Vijaydan Detha
*Yadvender Sharma “Chander”
*Dr. Zahoor Khan Mehar
*Ramsawaroop Kisan
*Meharchand Dhamu
*Dr.Madan Saini

Works on Rajasthani Literature

*Maheshwari, H.L. 1960. Rajasthani Bhasha aur Sahitya. vs 1500-1650. Calcutta: Adhunik
*Maheshwari, H.L. 1980. History of Rajasthani Literature. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi
*Menaria, M. 1960. Rajasthani Bhasha aur Sahitya. Allahabad: Hindi Sahitya Sammelan
*Nandhala, J. 1974. Dhundhari Lok bhasha kosh. Jaipur: Rajasthan Bhasha Prachar Sabha
*Prabhakar, M. 1976. A Critical Study of Rajasthani Literature. Jaipur: Panchsheel Prakashan
*Sakaria, B. & B. Sakaria. 1977. Rajasthani-Hindi Shabda-Kosh. Jaipur: Panchsheel Prakashan
*Smith, J.D. 1976. The Visaladevrasa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
*Vyas, Kantilal Baldevram (ed.). 1997. Kanhabade Prabhandha: Jodhpur: Rajasthan Oriental Research Institute (Rajasthan Oriental Research Institute Publication Series, 11) [Reprint of the 1953 edition]

References

ee also

*Rajasthani language
*List of winners of Sahitya Akademi Awards for writing in Rajasthani language
*List of Rajasthani poets

External links

* [http://www.bastigiri.org/crs Centre for Rajasthani Studies]
* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=90927 Ethnologue Report for Rajasthani]
* [http://www.bastigiri.org/lakhan/rajbiblio.html Rajasthani Bibliography]
* [http://www.jatland.com/home/Rajasthani_Language Online Rajasthani-English Dictionary]


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