Books, Articles on Chaudhuri
Some of these links have expired. But I am hoping to add enough info
to pin the details down so that one can track down the articles if
Features and reports on Nirad Chaudhuri's Centenary
These are generally dated around the period November 20--25,
Greetings. The editorial in this newspaper, Calcutta
Online dated November 24, 1997, has a tribute to Mr. Chaudhuri.
Beginning of Another Century for Nirad Chaudhuri. This is a
news report on Nirad C. Chaudhuri's 100th birthday. November 24, 1997.
report on his 100th birthday. November 24, 1997.
First Century is a nice article by Amita Malik. November 22, 1997.
President and Prime Minister of India congratulate Nirad Chaudhuri
on turning 100. November 24, 1997.
evening with Nirad Babu. Recollections of a meeting on the
eve of his 100th birthday. November 22, 1997.
of Line: A Stylish Innings is another tribute to Nirad
Chaudhuri. October 29, 1997.
Unbeaten Century is a feature in the Daily Star News by
Waheedul Haque. November 24, 1997.
Nirad Babu and Grappelli. A reminiscence. December 4, 1997.
this Nirad is an article by Kanchan Gupta on Nirad
Chaudhuri in the Pioneer dated November 22, 1997.
Indian to GOST. An editorial on Indian writing in
English. November 22, 1997.
Soliloquies. This has a paragraph on Mr. Chaudhuri's
address at the Nehru Center in London. August 10, 1997.
Bengali and an Englishman is a very readable article by Amulya
Ganguly on Nirad Chaudhuri in the Hindustan Times dated November 24,
- The Unknown Indian
turns 100 is an article by S. Krishnan in the
Indian Review of Books. December 1997.
The Last Englishman by Pankaj Mishra in the
dated November 1997.
- East is
East, West is West and both are declining is an article by
K. Natwar Singh in the Asian Age dated December 17, 1996.
house for Mr. Chaudhuri is the first of a recent four-part
article by Fakrul Alam published in the Daily Star dated Jan 10, 1998.
Here are the parts in order.
House for Mr. Chaudhuri, Part 1.
House for Mr. Chaudhuri, Part 2.
House for Mr. Chaudhuri, Part 3.
House for Mr. Chaudhuri, Part 4.
on the NeT Special: Nirad C. Chaudhuri. This has excerpts
from his latest book.
Nirad C. Chaudhuri, The First Hundred Years. A Celebration.
Edited by Swapan Dasgupta, Harper Collins, 1997. A review of this book
online. Another review by Vijay Nambisan is
Portraits: A Gallery of Intellectuals. by Edward Shils,
edited by Joseph Epstein, University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Last Englishman by Sunanda K. Datta Ray in Time Asia.
- The Beast in Nirad Chaudhuri's Garden, by Margery Sabin. Essays in Criticism,
Nirad C. Chaudhuri by C. P. Verghese 1973. ISBN 089253091.
Nirad C. Chaudhuri by Chetan Karnani. Boston: Twayne, 1980.
Nirad C. Chaudhuri: at home in Oxford. The American
Scholar v. 60 (Spring 1991) p. 242-6
- The unknown Indian; on Nirad Chaudhuri's achievement by
Edward Albert Shils in Encounter (London, England)
v. 71 (Nov. 1988) p. 64-7.
- Citizen of the world by
Edward Albert Shils in The American Scholar v. 57
(Autumn 1988) p. 549-73.
- Chaudhuri, Nirad C., 1897-, Indian author and journalist by
Naomi Bliven in The New Yorker v. 64 (Nov. 21 1988)
Perceiving India: Through the Works of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, R.K.
Narayan and Ved Mehta by David Scott Philip. Envoy Press, July
1986. ISBN: 093871905X.
- Nirad C. Chaudhuri's first publication by M. K. Naik in
The Journal of Commonwealth Literature v. 19 no. 1 (1984)
- The Beast in Nirad Chaudhuri's Garden by Margery Sabin in
Essays in Criticism: A Quarterly Journal of Literary
Criticism (EIC), Oxford, England.
Article in: vol. 44 no. 1, 1994 Jan. Pages 26-48.
- Nirad Chaudhuri: Autobiography and Self Identity by B. D. Sharma
in Language Forum: A Half-Yearly Journal of Language and
Literature (LangF), New Delhi, India.
Article in: vol. 18 no. 1-2, 1992 Jan-Dec, Pages 181-85.
- Passages to England by John Thieme.
Book article in D'haen, Theo (ed.); Bertens, Hans (ed.). Liminal
Postmodernisms: The Postmodern, the (Post-)Colonial, and
the (Post-)Feminist. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1994. 357pp.
- A Slow Alienation: Nirad Chaudhuri's Bengali Chidhood in
The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian by Cynthia
Abrioux. Commonwealth Essays and Studies (CE&S), Dijon, France.
Article in: vol. 15 no. 1, 1992 Autumn, pages 20-28.
- Remembering India by David Pryce-Jones in The New
Criterion (NewC), New York, NY. Article in: vol. 7 no. 9, 1989
May, pages 77-80.
- Indian Autobiography: Gandhi and Chaudhuri. Sel. Conf.
Papers by Jeffrey Meyers. Book article in Ramelb,
Carol (ed.). Biography: East and West. Honolulu: U
of Hawaii P, 1989. xvi, 237 pp. pages 113-121.
- The Two Chaudhuris: Historical Witness and Pseudo-
Historian by Sudesh Mishra. The Journal of
Commonwealth Literature (JCL), London, England.
Article in: vol. 23 no. 1, 1988, pages 7-15.
- The Plight of the Aryans and the Nightmare of History:
Nirad Chaudhuri's Alternative View by Haydn
Williams. SPAN: Journal of the South Pacific Association for
Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
(SPAN), Murdoch, WA, Australia.
Article in: vol. 24, 1987 Apr, pages 190-207.
Nirad C. Chaudhuri : the renaissance man by Raj
Kumar Paul. Book published by Rawat Publications, Jaipur,
1998. 179 pages.
- Mirrorwork : 50 years of indian writing, 1947-1997
Published by H. Holt & Co., NY, 1997. Edited by Salman
Rushdie and Elizabeth West.
- Alternative imaginings in the autobiographies of
Jawaharlal Nehru, Nirad C.
Chaudhuri and Mohandas K. Gandhi Thesis by Anita Jain
in Sanskrit and Indian Studies)--Harvard University,
- Commonwealth Literature by C. D. Narasimhaiah has
an article on the autobiographies of Nehru and
Chaudhuri. Pencraft International, 1995. ISBN
81-85753-06-7. This is an amusing read.
- A Manifold Voice by William Walsh has a chapter on
Chaudhuri. Chatto & Windus, London, 1970. See also
Commonwealth Literature by William Walsh, Oxford
University press, 1973.
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