Author : R. Kamarasu
Letter writing was used as a technique in literary narration by various poets. Letters played important roles in the epics ‘Silappathikkaram’ and Konguvel’s ‘Perumkathai’. Letters written by Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Nethaji Subash Chandrabose were instrumental in Indian independence. This book contains letters starting from Subramaniya Bharathi to contemporary writers like Ponneelan, Vannadasan and others. The compiler has given a detailed introduction to the anthology, mentioning various features of letter writing and famous letters penned in history and also from literature.