Krishnaswami Narayan Razirpuram( English-language Indian novelist)
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Biography Krishnaswami Narayan Razirpuram
Narayan, RAZIPURAM Krishnaswami (Narayan, Rasipuram Krishnaswami) (1906-2001), English-Indian writer whose works provide a detailed chronicle of life in southern India in the 20. Action of all his works are in the mythical Indian town of Malgudi.
Born October 10, 1906 in Madras. He graduated from the Mysore University. Tried his hand in pedagogy (teaching English language and literature), and journalism, has chosen a matter of life literature. Narayan belongs to the old type of storytellers, as if not familiar with modern theories of the novel and its narrative techniques. In his prose he rarely departs from the traditions of the 19. Find a publisher for his first novel "Swami and Friends" (Swami and Friends, 1935), "BA" (The Bachelor of Arts, 1937) and "Dark Room" (The Dark Room, 1938) Narayyanu helped him greatly tsenivshy G . Green.
Roman "Mr Sampath" (Mr. Sampath, 1949), released in the U.S. under the name "Printer of Malgudi" (The Printer of Malgudi), outlined a range of subjects, who later became a principal in the work of Narayan. A story about family relations paved the way for the study of complex relationships of father and son who find vivid expression in the novels of "Financial Expert" (The Financial Expert, 1952) and "The seller of sweets" (The Vendor of Sweets, 1967). The most significant and truly innovative product Narayana became the novel "Guide" (The Guide, 1958), where the counterpoint to the story is told from the first person on the events of the past and from the third person - about the present.
Narayan is also the master of 'small' prose, represented in the collections of "Day of the astrologer and other stories" (An Astrologer's Day and Other Stories, 1947), "Under banyanom" (Under the Banyan Tree, 1985) and other.
Narayan died in Madras, 13 May 2001.