Sahitya

Dec. 24, 2013, 9:26 a.m. literature , Sahitya

literature is not sahitya daya dissanayake We have corrupted the concept of Sahitya to mean just the novel, and on occasion the short story and the poem. Because we want to ape the west in everything, we grabbed at their word literature, and translated it as Sahitya, degrading the entire concept. Su ...

vicious circle

Dec. 13, 2013, 9:09 a.m. chalk circle

vicious circle daya dissanayake It is not easy to decide where the story of the judgement first evolved, when two women fight over a child. When the women were fighting over a child, King Solomon had ordered that the child be split in two and to give the two halves to the two women, like they would ...