“Kanada Daeri” by Krushna Prasad Mishra is a remarkable Odia book that has left an indelible mark on the literary landscape of Odisha. The book delves into the folklore and cultural nuances of Odisha, specifically focusing on the ancient art form of Pala. Through vivid storytelling and captivating characters, Mishra takes readers on a journey to a bygone era, where mythical tales and folklores are woven seamlessly into the fabric of everyday life.
The title “Kanada Daeri” translates to “The Mystic Chant” in English. It is a metaphorical reference to the magical powers of music and storytelling, which play a central role in shaping the narrative of the book. Mishra’s language is rich and evocative, skillfully capturing the essence of Odia culture, its traditions, and its people.
One of the notable aspects of the book is the attention given to the portrayal of women in Odia society. Mishra creates strong female characters who challenge societal norms and break free from the constraints imposed upon them. These characters are not just passive observers; they actively participate in shaping the destiny of their communities. This feminist undertone is a refreshing departure from traditional patriarchal narratives.
“Kanada Daeri” also provides valuable insights into the historical and socio-political context of Odisha. Mishra seamlessly weaves historical events into the narrative, giving readers a deeper understanding of the region’s rich past and its impact on the present.
In conclusion, “Kanada Daeri” is a true masterpiece in the realm of Odia literature. Krushna Prasad Mishra’s storytelling prowess and his ability to seamlessly integrate history, culture, and folklore into a captivating narrative make this book a must-read for anyone interested in Odisha’s vibrant literary heritage.
|Books name||Kanada Daeri /କାନାଡା ଡାଏରୀ|
|Author||Krushna Prasad Mishra|
|No Of pages||108|
|Publisher||Cuttack Student Store|