Essays on India (Paperback )


Carlo Levi


Antony Shugaar


Anita Desai

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Essays on India Book Description

With his typically perceptive insights, Levi writes evocatively on his experiences in India, including his interview with Pandit Nehru, his tour of a tent city at a political convention, and his meeting with a Hindu nationalist party. This only available edition of a fascinating account of his impressions of the subcontinent is a valuable addition to the tradition of Western writing on India, made all the more fascinating by the influence that Levi's famous memoir of exile "Christ Stopped at Eboli" has had on many Indian intellectuals. Published in 1945, that account of his time spent in exile in Italy after being arrested in connection with his political activism introduced the trend toward social realism in post-war Italian literature.

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Anita Desai has contributed to Essays on India . ANITA DESAI is the author of Fasting, Feasting, Baumgartner's Bombay, Clear Light of Day, and Diamond Dust, among other works. Three of her books have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Desai was born and educated in India and now lives in the New York City area.

Book Details

Title: Essays on India
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Author: Carlo Levi, Antony Shugaar, Anita Desai
Edition: Paperback
Language: English




No. of Pages: 95
Publish Date: 2008-06-30
Binding: Paperback
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to India, Sri Lanka.

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