Editor: Sachidananda Mohanty
ISBN 9780415460934 Hardback / pp. 235 / Rs 275
Routledge India Original Date of Publication: January 2008
This book brings together some of the finest writings of Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950), justly acclaimed by Aldous Huxley as one of the greatest nationalists, visionaries and poet-philosophers of the twentieth century. The volume encompasses the extraordinary reach of this multifaceted genius, providing in one single place access to key tenets and formulations underlying the wide range of texts authored by him.
List of Photographs / Preface / Acknowledgements / PART 1: Introduction / PART 2: I. Editor’s Prologue / The Ideal of Human Unity / II. Editor’s Prologue / The Human Cycle / III. Editor’s Prologue / War and Self Determination / IV. Editor’s Prologue / The Foundations of Indian Culture / V. Editor’s Prologue / Autobiographical Notes and Other Writings of Historical Interest / Epilogue / References and Select Bibliography / Index
Sachidananda Mohanty is Professor of English at the University of Hyderabad. He has received a number of prizes and awards, including the Katha British Council Translation Prize for outstanding translation (1994) and the University Grants Commission's ‘Career Award’ (1994–97). He has published extensively in Oriya and English, including Understanding Cultural Exchange (1997), Literature and Culture (2001), Travel Writing and the Empire (2003), Travel Writing and Colonialism (2003) and Early Women’s Writing in Orissa 1898-1950: A Lost Tradition (2005), and has a forthcoming volume entitled Gender and Cultural Identity in Colonial Orissa.
He had his early education at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry.
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