Monthly Archives: September 2010

Gabbilam II

The original Gabbilam (see earlier post) came out in 1941 . There is a single online reference to an English translation by M.B. Rajarao, published in 1975/76 by Nava Veda Publications. Another translation into English by Kaki Madhava Rao was … Continue reading

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Gorati Venkanna on the new dora 

Gorati Venkanna is among the well known praja kavulu or people’s poets in Telugu. A good collection of his songs is here. In the song ‘Wah wah re mA dora’*, the poet alerts his fellows to the new ways of … Continue reading

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