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K. P. Appan

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Karthikayil Padmanabhan Appan (25 August 1936 – 14 December 2008), better known as K. P. Appan, was a renowned literary critic in Malayalam. [1]

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Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District of Kerala state of southern India.

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist.

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Aluva (formerly Alwaye) is a municipality and a region in Kochi Metropolitan Area of the Ernakulam district in Kerala, India.

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Cherthala (formerly Shertalai, Shertallai or Shertallay) is a town located in the district of Alappuzha, in the state of Kerala, India.

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Ernakulam refers to the eastern, mainland portion of the city of Kochi in central Kerala, India.

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Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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Joseph Mundassery

Joseph Mundassery (17 July 1903 – 25 October 1977) was a literary critic and Indian politician from Kerala state.

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George Varghese Kakkanadan (23 April 1935 – 19 October 2011), commonly known as Kakkanadan, was a Malayalam language short story writer and novelist from Kerala state, South India.

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Kayamkulam is a town in Alappuzha district of Kerala, Indian state.

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Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.

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Kollam or Quilon (Coulão), formerly Desinganadu, is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast of the Indian state of Kerala.

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Kuttikrishna Marar

Kuttikrishna Marar (14 June 1900 – 6 April 1973) was an Indian essayist and literary critic born in Pattambi, Kerala.

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List of Sree Narayana Institutions

Sree Narayana Trust, Kerala was formed under the aegis of Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam started more than a century ago by the followers of Sree Narayana Guru, the great social reformer, spiritual leader and philosopher of India born in an Ezhava family in Kerala.

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Literary criticism

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature.

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Literary modernism

Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a very self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose fiction.

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Literary realism

Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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M. Mukundan

Maniyambath Mukundan, commonly known as M. Mukundan (born 10 September 1942), is one of the pioneers of modernity in Malayalam literature, born in Mayyazhi (Mahé), a one-time French territory in India.

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Maharaja's College, Ernakulam

The Maharaja's College is an Indian government college of higher education located in Kochi, Kerala.

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Malayalam is a Dravidian language spoken across the Indian state of Kerala by the Malayali people and it is one of 22 scheduled languages of India.

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Malayalam literature

Malayalam literature (മലയാള സാഹിത്യം) comprises those literary texts written in Malayalam, a South-Dravidian language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala.

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O. V. Vijayan

Ottupulackal Velukkuty Vijayan (2 July 1930 – 30 March 2005), commonly known as O. V. Vijayan, was an Indian author and cartoonist, who was an important figure in modern Malayalam language literature.

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Sahitya Akademi Award

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honor in India, which the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, annually confers on writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages (24 languages, including the 22 listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, along with English and Rajasthani) recognised by the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.

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Sanatana Dharma College

Sanatana Dharma College or S. D. College is an educational institution in Alappuzha, Kerala, India, affiliated with the University of Kerala.

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Søren Kierkegaard

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher.

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Sree Narayana College, Kollam

Sree Narayana College, Kollam (popularly known as SN College, Kollam), named after the social reformer Narayana Guru, is a centre of higher education in Kerala offering up to post graduate and research courses to more than 4,000 students.

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Union Christian College, Aluva

The Union Christian College, Aluva (known as UC College) is an educational institution in Kerala, India.

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