Sri Lankan literature refers to the written or literary work associated with Sri Lanka, a tropical island nation in the Indian Ocean off of the southern area of the famous Indian subcontinent. By far the largest part of Sri Lankan literature is written in the Sinhala language, but there are bodies of written work in other languages such as.
Today, although they are no more, we have in their place, the modern learned people. In this book I have selected seven such writers of the modern period. They are Munidasa Cumarathunga, Martin Wickramasinghe, Ediriweera Sarachchandra, Sucharitha Gamlath, Vinee Witharane, E.W. Adhikaram and Ven. Soratha. I have selected these modern writers and.