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India in mind : an anthology

Author: Pankaj Mishra
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, ©2005.
Series: Vintage departures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ever since Herodotus reported that it was home to gold-digging ants, travelers have been intrigued by India in all its beguiling complexity. This anthology gives us a selection of the best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that has been written over the past two centuries about the world's second most populous nation."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
India in mind.
New York : Vintage Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)654885391
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pankaj Mishra
ISBN: 0375727450 9780375727450
OCLC Number: 55729783
Description: xvi, 335 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: from Hindoo holiday / J.R. Ackerley --
"Notes mailed at Nagercoil" / Paul Bowles --
"Shamdev: the wolf-boy" / Bruce Chatwin --
from Desert places / Robyn Davidson --
from Abinger harvest / E.M. Forster --
from Indian journals / Allen Ginsberg --
from "Childhood of the magician" / Hermann Hesse --
from Abandon / Pico Iyer --
"Two more under the Indian sun" / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala --
from Kim / Rudyard Kipling --
from Tristes Tropiques / Claude Lévi-Strauss --
from Anti-memoirs / André Malraux --
from The snow leopard / Peter Matthiessen --
from A writer's notebook / W. Somerset Maugham --
from Portrait of India / Ved Mehta --
"Mrs. Gupta never rang" / Jan Morris --
from An area of darkness / V.S. Naipaul --
"Shooting an elephant" / George Orwell --
from The scent of India / Pier Paolo Pasolini --
from A tale of two gardens / Octavio Paz --
from Blindfold games / Alan Ross --
from The jewel in the crown / Paul Scott --
from The great railway bazaar / Paul Theroux --
from Following the equator / Mark Twain --
from Creation / Gore Vidal.
Series Title: Vintage departures.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Pankaj Mishra.
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"Ever since Herodotus reported that it was home to gold-digging ants, travelers have been intrigued by India in all its beguiling complexity. This anthology gives us a selection of the best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that has been written over the past two centuries about the world's second most populous nation."--Jacket.

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