The Fiction Of Raja Rao

Author: Pier Paolo Piciucco
Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
ISBN: 9788126900183
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The Fiction Of Raja Rao from the Author: Pier Paolo Piciucco. Raja Rao Is One Of The Triumvirate Of The Pioneering Indian Novelists In English. His Contribution To The Growth Of The English Novel In India Is Enormous. Each One Of His Novels Is A Trendsetter. Kanthapura, For Instance, Demonstrates How The English Language Can Be Used To Tell A Typically Indian Story Without Violating The Native Speech Rhythms And His The Serpent And The Rope Gave A New Direction To The Indian Novel In English By Philosophising It. His Range And Vision Transcend All Barriers. He Used The Fictional Medium To Portray His Patriotic And Philosophical Concerns In A Masterly Way.In This Volume, An Attempt Has Been Made To Assess Raja Rao S Novels And Short Stories In Terms Of His, Philosophy, Vision, Style, Themes And Techniques. It Is Hoped That Raja Rao Scholars Across The Globe Will Find The Book Irresistible.

5 Indian Masters

Author: Raja Rao, Premchand, Rabindranath Tagore, Dr. Mulk Raj Anand & Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
ISBN: 8179922170
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5 Indian Masters from the Author: Raja Rao, Premchand, Rabindranath Tagore, Dr. Mulk Raj Anand & Khushwant Singh. New Reformatted Edition This book is a compilation of classic short stories by five great Indian writers – Raja Rao, Rabindranath Tagore, Premchand, Dr. Mulk Raj Anand and Khushwant Singh. Though not necessarily representative of the authors’ complete works, the stories have been carefully chosen to showcase their versatility and skill as storytellers. The collection covers an extraordinary range of themes, styles and settings, allowing the reader a glimpse of another world gone by. Yet, these stories seem timeless, and the characters in them show the same foibles, fears and hopes as do people in the brave new world of the 21st century.

Raja Rao

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Perspectives On Indian English Fiction

Author: Jaydipsinh Dodiya
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
ISBN: 9788176256391
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Perspectives On Indian English Fiction from the Author: Jaydipsinh Dodiya. Contributed articles on 20th century English fiction.

Between The Serpent And The Rope Ashrams Traditions Avatars Sages And Con Artists

Author: Mukunda Rao
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 935136321X
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Between The Serpent And The Rope Ashrams Traditions Avatars Sages And Con Artists from the Author: Mukunda Rao. Between the Serpent and the Rope is a candid reckoning of some of the most notable spiritual movements in south India today. If it is on the one hand a deeply personal journey, on the other, it is an inquiry into the meaning and significance of spirituality in modern-day India. The book examines notions of enlightenment, freedom, wisdom and peace through multiple perspectives and spiritual traditions. Many writers, spiritual aspirants and monks have traversed this difficult, often mystifying territory, but Mukunda Rao brings to bear his critical bent of mind, the skills of a novelist and spiritual quest on it. His evocative yet deceptively simple prose allows for penetrating, startlingly fresh insights into the working of traditional ashrams and the culture of spiritual search. Moving from Kaladi to Thiruvannamalai to Pondicherry and to other spiritual centres, the narrative is a treasure trove of fascinating stories and an illuminating study of the lives and teachings of spiritual masters such as Sankaracharya, Basavanna, Allama Prabhu, Akka Mahadevi, Ramana Maharshi, Sri Aurobindo, the Mother, Jiddu Krishnamurti and U.G. Krishnamurti. It is also a scathing take on the modern-day avatars and gurus that include Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Kalki Bhagavan, Sri Sri Ravishankar and Mata Amritanandamayi. Large hearted yet questioning, Between the Serpent and the Rope is as inspiring as it is challenging.

The Cat And Shakespeare

Author: Raja Rao
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9351188035
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The Cat And Shakespeare from the Author: Raja Rao. The Cat and Shakespeare is a gentle, almost teasing fable of two friends—Govindan Nair, an astute, down-to-earth philosopher and clerk, who tackles the problems of routine living with extraordinary common sense and gusto, and whose refreshing and unorthodox conclusions continually panic Ramakrishna Pai, Nair’s friend, neighbour and narrator of the story. This evocative novel brings alive the raw texture of Indian life, and delights in its humour.