Edappally Raghavan Pillai
Edappally Raghavan Pillai (30 May 1909 – 4 July 1936) was a Malayalam poet who was closely associated with Changampuzha Krishna Pillai. They are considered as Shelley and Keats of Malayalm poetry.
Raghavan Pillai's best poem is perhaps Maninadam (The sound of the bells) which he wrote a short while before committing suicide by hanging himself from a tree. The farewell song opens by:
The bell tolls; It is the sweet knell
- Thushara Haaram (1935)
- Nava Saurabham (1936)
- Hridhaya Smitham (1936)
- Maninaadham (1944)
- Edappally Raghavan Pillayude Krithikal
- George, K. M. (1992). Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology: Surveys and poems. Sāhitya Akādemī. ISBN 978-81-7201-324-0.
- Das, Sisir Kumar (1995). A History of Indian literature. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9.
- Poetry – The Second Generation of Romantics
- K. Satchidanandan – Gestures: An Anthology of South Asian Poetry