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P Kesavadev

Kesava Dev earned name and fame through his short-stories and novels. Dev has written about one hundred short stories, which are, published in three athologies. Dev has experienced the miseries of two world wars, and had participated in the struggle for Indian Independence. What he wrote and spoke were not different from the life he lived. Farmers, peasants, low-class civil servants and prostitutes, became hero's and heroines in fiction. He said his writings were meant to serve a purpose. The purpose was to bring out the humanism in human beings and to curtail their beastly instincts. He revolted against the norms and techniques prescribed by certain critics, and he was in full blast when it came to defending his stand