Odisha landscape, history, myths & socio-cultural reality in jayanta mahapatra’s poetry.

Manoranjan Behura


Place exerts a profound influence on literature. The beautiful landscape of Odisha impresses Jayanta Mahaptra a lot so he depicts an overall picture of his native state including its glorious history, fertile culture, myth, legend and scenic landscape in his poetry. The native land and its socio-cultural analysis have globalized Odisha through the poetry of Mahaptra.


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