Eminent Indians: Litterateurs

Eminent Indians: Litterateurs

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Item Code: IDF788
Author: M. L. Ahuja
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2006
ISBN: 812910931X
Pages: 106
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.4"
Weight 160 gm
From the Back the Book:

India has undoubtedly been the source of knowledge and wisdom since the days of the Vedas. Innovative ideas and creative activities have brought many Indians to the forefront in different spheres, bringing to the country Nobel Prizes in Literature, science, economics and peace.

Eminent Indians surveys the lives and contributions of some of the saints and sages, artists, musicians, dancers, film personalities, economists, industrialists, defence personnel, scientists, Litterateurs, political thinkers and legal luminaries of India they include the Noble Laureates and others who have carved out a niche for themselves. Their travails and sufferings followed by glorious achievements are indicative of the need for cultivating the spirit of endurance, dedication and hard work as keys to success. Written in simple language, these biographical essays should form an essential source of information and inspiration to our students, teachers, parents and non-resident Indians. Their reading should also help people of other nationalities to understand India in its proper perspective.

About the Author:

M. L. Ahuja is the author of nine books. He has contributed numerous articles to reputed journals mostly on book publishing and the marketing of books and journals. He has presented papers at seminars in India, Hong Kong, China and Hungary.

Ahuja is the recipient of the Janseva Sadhbhavna Award from the International Integration and Growth Society for his individual contribution to the nation's development.

CONTENTS

Preface vii
Banabhatta 1
Kalidasa 9
Bankimchandra Chatterjee 19
Toru Dutt 30
Rabindranath Tagore 41
Bhai Vir Singh 54
Subramania Bharati 65
Jaishandar Prasad 75
R. K. Narayan 86
Saadat Hasan Manto 94
Bibliography 104

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