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Vol. 3 No. 3 (2021): Volume 3, Issue 3, Year 2021
Articles

History of Tamil literature formed in the context of the reign

Suresh M
Department of Tamil Language and Translation, Dravidian University, Srinivasa Forest, Kuppam - 517426, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Mariappan G
Department of Tamil Language and Translation, Dravidian University, Srinivasa Forest, Kuppam - 517 426, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Published 2021-06-15

Keywords

  • Ethnic society,
  • Feudalism,
  • Literature Material,
  • Political Programme,
  • Tamil Civilization

How to Cite

M, S., & G, M. (2021). History of Tamil literature formed in the context of the reign. International Research Journal of Tamil, 3(3), 33-37. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt2134

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Abstract

In human society, from the time of the Sangam to this period, politics can be bound up with social life. Accordingly, literature and grammars were developed. Through these, it would be appropriate to know the history of literature and the great social history of literature. In the early days, Jaffna Kasichetti, M.S. People like Purnalingampillai have recorded the basis on which the poets write history. After that Ka. Subramaniapillai was the first to write the history of Tamil literature in a literary and century-based content system. He was followed by Sri Lankan V. Selvanayagam was the first to write literary history in a political content manner. After these, he has created a history of Tamil literature from the point of view of the Tamil language. The Sangam period was called the "Dark Ages." Venkataraman mentions. Because of its historical background, the members of the Velar community took possession of the land from the tribal community and made it their own. This shows that they have transformed the tribal community into slaves to themselves. It is noteworthy that the content of literary history is written based on the synthesis code. Following this code, we learn that literary historians have written with an emphasis on social history, political history and time history.

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