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Writing Life: Three Gujarati Thinkers
 
Tridip Suhrud
Price : ₹ 895.00  
ISBN : 978-81-250-3043-0
Language : English
Pages : 280
Binding : Hardback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2009
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Territorial Rights : World
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Catalogues : Biographies,History
 
About the Book

Writing Life looks at the lives and work of three 19th century thinkers of Gujarat – Narmadashankar Lal Shankar, Manibhai Nabhubhai & Govardhanram Tripathi. (The last mentioned is the author of Saraswatichandra). Poets, essayists and Novelists, these three writers deeply influenced the intellectual life of Gujarat. Moreover, the book shows, how the idea of `social reform’ is deeply linked in their work to the idea of `the nation’. The author also shows how Gandhi, following these writers, created another notion of `nation’, `reform’ and the moral dimensions of these.

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Tridip Suhrud is a political scientist and cultural historian. He is Professor at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Communication Technology, Gandhi Nagar. He has also translated several works from Gujarati into English and vice versa. He is the series editor of our Gandhi Studies series, and the author/editor of our Harilal Gandhi, and of our forthcoming 4 volume biography of Gandhi by Narayan Desai.