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A Passage to England
A Passage to England

A Passage to England

by Nirad C Chaudhuri

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English

Publisher

Vision/Orient paperbacks

ISBN

8122201121 - Year: 1994 - Pages: 208

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Paperback

Nirad C Chaudhuri
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Author: Nirad C Chaudhuri
Publisher: Vision/Orient paperbacks
Year: 1994
Language: English
Pages: 208
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8122201121

Description

This is a vivid account of a delightful voyage of discovery. Provocative, witty and informative, this sparkling work has a timeless appeal to the discerning. This interesting book is divided into four parts, each part dealing with the author's experiences and observations in England and with its culture.

Mr. Chaudhuri is a born writer. He makes delightful reading, always thought provoking. - THE TIMES, LONDON

Contents

Acknowledgements
Plea for the Book

PART I: THE ENGLISH SCENE

CHAPTER I
A World of Illusion

CHAPTER II
Meeting the Third Dimension

CHAPTER III
Oh, East is East, And West is West…

CHAPTER IV
By the Rivers of England

CHAPTER V
Who Made the Town?

CHAPTER VI
The Palazzo and the Basilica

CHAPTER VII
The Mother City of the Age

PART II: THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

CHAPTER I
What do they look like?

CHAPTER II
The Eternal Silence of These Infinite Crowds. . .

CHAPTER III
It isn't Done

CHAPTER IV
Tell me the Weather, and I'll tell the man

CHAPTER V
Money and the Englishman

CHAPTER VI
Love's Philosophy

CHAPTER VII
John Bull, Lost and Found

PART III : CULTURAL LIFE

CHAPTER I
Shakespeare in Today's England

CHAPTER II
Culture Begins at Home

CHAPTER III
Adventures of Brown Man in Search of Civilization

CHAPTER IV
Kindergarten and Pedagogy

CHAPTER V
Christian Civilization

PART IV: STATE OF THE NATION
CHAPTER I
A Constitutional Parliament

CHAPTER II
Farewell to Politics

CHAPTER III
The Welfare State -- Fact of Hoax ?

CHAPTER IV
The Most Glorious Revolution

CHAPTER V
Oh, to Live in Lubber land!

CHAPTER VI
For St George and Civilization

CHAPTER VII
National Destiny

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