Saundarya Tattwa (Paperback)
The concept of beauty and aesthetics is apparently an omnipresent and integral part of human lives since antiquity. As fragrance is hidden in the flower, fire in the wood and butter in milk, aesthetics and beauty is present in a subtle manner in every piece of art and writings of great poets from around the globe. In this context, this book by Professor Jena, is a classic text and research monograph which contains the results of his in-depth investigation on writing of several Odia poets, ranging from mediaeval to modern age. For the first time, he brought out the latent beauty in the Odia poetry and has compared the aesthetics practices of east and west with particular emphasis on poetry. This book reveals the aesthetic dimension of life of people of East, in particular of Odisha and is intended for use by people with literary aptitudes, students and researchers.