Author : Prof. Ediriweera Sarachchandra
සිංහල සාහිත්යයේ නැගීම (by Martine Wickramasinghe) English Translation of the book.
Publisher : Sarasa Publisher
Fourth Batch 2017
ISBN : 978-955-0201-16-7
Dr. S. Paranavitana. Archaelogical Commissioner, in reviewing the original in the Ceylon Daily News (1963) said.
” This is an…. Exhaustive critical study of the principal works of Sinhalese literature…. In his estimation of the various works. The author bases his judgments on standards of literary criticism recognized among the literati of the West as well as those propounded was in its prime…. The book, on the whole, is thought provoking and ought to go a long way in the creation of good literary taste among the Sinhalese reading public. ”
Rev. S.J.De.S. Weerasinghe :
” A masterly survey of the vicissitudes of our language. It is a great literary achievement and one that ought to influence deeply the modern writers of our language at this time.”
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