Essays on India

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 WesteWith 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 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.
Essays on India 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 meeti

  • Title: Essays on India
  • Author: Carlo Levi Anita Desai Antony Shugaar
  • ISBN: 9781843914402
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Reading these essays by Carlo Levi was like listening to an authoritative tour guide telling his readers on his stay and travels in India around January-August,1957, nearly sixty year ago; I think the number of her population did not exceed 400 million at that time(the figure I read somewhere and remembered in early 70's. Having reached 1 billion mark in 2000, in 2011 the country had 1.21 billion people (enpedia/wiki/Demograp).

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