Episode 3: Geographies of Kannada part II ft. Vivek Shanbhag

The conversation with Vivek Shanbhag continues, touching upon the literary groups and movements that animated Kannada literature in the 1950s and 1960s. Girish talks about some of the people and institutions that shaped him as a writer, the many Jnanpith awardees in Kannada, and who he considered to be his rivals.

In this episode we hear Vivek talk about the importance of Girish’s work.

Show Notes

  1. Essay on Mrichchakatika. (16:00)
  2. Utsav (1984), directed by BV Karanth and Girish Karnad. (16:00)
  3. Critical Essay on Kaakana Kote. (16:14)