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K. Ayyappa Panicker Biography and Poems

K. Ayyappa Panicker Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on K. Ayyappa Panicker, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Panicker, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Panicker, K. Ayyappa

Dr K. Ayyappa Paniker, sometimes spelt "Ayyappa Panicker" (September 12, 1930 – August 23, 2006) was an influential Malayalam poet, literary critic, and an academic and a scholar in modern and post-modern literary theories as well as ancient Indian aesthetics and literary traditions. He was one of the pioneers of modernism in Malayalam poetry, where his seminal works like Kurukshethram (1960), considered a turning point in Malayalam poetry, Ayyappapanikkarude Krithikal and Chintha and several essays were an important influence on the playwrights of his generation.

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