Sakaskada

In relation ofthis he also points out how Wickramasinghe found fault with the users of the language in the hela school pioneered by the scholar, Munidasa Kumaratunga. The fact that a culture cannot be discriminated into high and low is further illustrated according to Abeywickrama in such books as Sinhala lakuna and Sinhala Sakaskada According to Abeywickrama, MW had revolted against Ivor Jennings who disliked introducing Cultural Anthropology at the University of Peradeniya, for Jennings idealogy was that, if cultural anthropology were to be taught in a university the scholars will get to know the aspects of culture which will result in liberal thinking detrimental to cultural dominance of the rulers. To me this is one of the best chapters that one comes across in Sinhala reading where the scholar Abeywickrama takes us into so far hidden areas of Wickramasinghe heritage, yet deserves to be examined. This seems to me a chapter that could be written entirely as a new research area, for the subject is too vast, to deal in a single chapter.

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Wickramasinghe undoubtedly is the first person who compared the Jataka tales and their contents with those written in Russia with reference to Chekov, Dostoevsky and Tolstoi.

Eliot, Francis Boas, and a whole host of other scholars. The great Sinhala writer who also contributed in many ways in English language as well, is mostly remembered for his creative works such as short stories and novels.

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Stand point This point of view held by Martin Wickramasinghe, was also a factor denounced by those who were ignorant of his standpoint in social thinking. Purana Sinhala stringe anduma, Vichara lipi, Atta Utta Rasavadaya saha Bandhakavya, Kalunika sevima, Aspects of Sinhalese Culture and Buddhism and Art, Sinhala natakaya saha sandakinduruva, Nivan muhunuvara saha bamunu dittiya, and through these works the critic Abeywickrama unearths the concepts of social thinking on the part of MW on such factors as Buddha sakaskadaa, monuments like moonstones, paintings, costumes, signs and symbols, where the archaeological and anthropological thinking is underlined therein.

This gave way according to MW an imitative gang of intellectual fellow travellers anukaraka ugattu who came in the form of scholars who blindly hailed whatever comes in the form of English and English habits and etiquettes ingrisi saha ingrisi sirit virit.

According to Abeywickrama, MW had revolted against Ivor Jennings who disliked introducing Cultural Anthropology at the University of Peradeniya, for Jennings idealogy was that, if cultural anthropology were to be taught in a university the scholars will get to know the aspects of culture which will result in liberal thinking detrimental to cultural dominance of the rulers.

Well analysed with examples, Abeywickrama shows how MW tries to uphold the vibrant and creative expressive nuances in the folk idiom as against the classical idiom which at times is seen as dead and inexpressive for the use in creative communicational aspects such as poetry, short story, drama and novel. This is shown according to Abeywickrama in three major works namely, Sampradaya saha vicharaya, Nivan Mahunuvara saha Bamunu dittiya, and Bavataranaya.

The six broad areas are as follows:. Abeywickrama in this chapter shows scientifically how MW tried to be independent from narrow barriers, visualising a wide area of world literature with special emphasis on Russian and English literature and its literary background.

The six broad areas are as follows: With these views MW is shown attempting to interpret the concept of culture through his own view point. Hence he tries to develop his form of swkaskada or interpretation through such books as Vichara lipiGuttila gitaya Kavya vicharayaBanakatha Sahitya and Nava padya Sinhalaya Abeywickrama at the outset lays down his methodology in the investigation of the social thought into six major areas.

Szkaskada taking into account the controversies and tirades on these works Abeywickrama starts his analysis afresh with the aim of social thinking in his mind.

In conclusion, Abeywickrama states that the most significant factor to emerge from Martin Wickramasinghe is his methods in analysis, comparison, evaluation, zakaskada exemplification. In the material analysis by Abeywickrama, MW had held two types of Bamunukula or conservatisms in social thinking. Abeywickrama culls material from Wickramasinghe to show how he drove his point of view in a number of ways.

The scholar Abeywickrama takes note of each of these works and gives sufficient examples to drive the social thinking gone into the concept. World Clock Currency Rates Weather. This he had tried to formulate in such books as Sahityodaya katha Youth team suffer defeat despite Arts and crafts Kala shilpaand 6.

These four factors have made this scholar a great social thinker and a creative genius sakaskda excellence.

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At this juncture Dr. This study of Abeywickrama while unearthing some of the hidden areas in the social thinking of Wickramasinghe paves the way for further research branches originating a Wickramasinghe culture. This is just a few major contributions cited by me, but the gamut of contribution over a span of fifty years or more could only be visualised not merely through numbers but through the impact they made on the masses of this country.

The fact that a culture cannot be discriminated sakazkada high and low is further illustrated according to Abeywickrama in such books as Sinhala lakuna and Sinhala Sakaskada According to Abeywickrama, MW had revolted against Ivor Jennings who disliked introducing Cultural Anthropology at the University of Peradeniya, for Sakwskada idealogy was that, if cultural anthropology were to be taught in a university the scholars will get to know the aspects of culture which will result in liberal thinking detrimental to cultural dominance of the rulers.

But NMI denounced this attitude which was handed down the centuries resulting in the gross ignorance of the folk cultures and the works written in Sinhala used devoid of Sanskritized rhetoric. Religious aspects and attitudes agamika akalpa 3.

Landmark in Wickramasinghe studies

His major aspects of social thinking or you may call it aspects of social conscience lay buried in such works as Attautta, Danuma saha Dakuma, Sinhala Sakaskada, Manava Vidyava Saha Sinhala Sankritiya, and Kalunika Sevima. Processing Request Please Wait In most of his writings especially related to this area MW wanted to show the aspects of folk literature, classical literature, religious literature and literary forms enveloped in humanistic and spiritual elements.

This may perhaps tend to detour from the conventional attitudes towards fiction as laid down by many other scholars, especially from the university circles.

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