as they are almost equally in the pre and post
Independence eras his writings offer eternally valid commentaries
on the Gandhian politics with notes of approval, admiration and
dissent, evaluate the beginnings of socialist awareness in Kerala
and analyse the pitfalls in the short term political strategies
and long term economic policies of the Nehruvian era.
Edasseri's writings also afford a very different perspective of the various
aspects of womanhood; he has been rightly called the bard of the
heroic Motherhood. And long before ecology and environmental
pollution were heard of in this state of Kerala, Edasseri has
internationalised the impending problem and prophesied the
inevitable doom. Now, practitioners of Feminist Literary theory
and eco aesthetics have re-discovered in him a kindred spirit.
Edasseri also ranks as a major playwright and eminent prose writer
of Malayalam. Interestingly he is one poet who has inspired many
of his successor poets as a subject of poetry.