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India

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The world's largest democracy has a rich and diverse culture. Now, it is also achieving more rapid economic growth India's vast territory can be divided into three main regions ...

Eden, Richard

Eden, Richard (1521?–1576)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Richard ( 1521?–1576 ) Translator A Treatyse of the New India ( 1553 ) Non-Fiction The Decades of the New Worlde or West India ( 1555 ) Non-Fiction The Arte of Navigation ( 1561 ) ...

French, Patrick

French, Patrick (1966– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Patrick ( 1966–  ) British traveller , historian , and writer Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer ( 1994 ) Non-Fiction Liberty or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division ( 1997 ) Non-Fiction Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land ( 2003 ) Non-Fiction The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul ( 2008 ) Non-Fiction India: A Portrait ( 2011 ) ...

Mill, James

Mill, James (1773–1836)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...James ( 1773–1836 ) British Utilitarian philosopher and historian Commerce Defended ( 1807 ) Non-Fiction The History of British India ( 1817 ) Non-Fiction Elements of Political Economy ( 1821 ) ...

Heber, Reginald

Heber, Reginald (1783–1826)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Reginald ( 1783–1826 ) British poet and hymn-writer Europe ( 1809 ) Poetry Poems and Translations ( 1812 ) Poetry Hymns, Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year ( 1827 ) Poetry Narrative of a Journey Through India 1824–5 ( 1828 ) ...

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer (1927–2013)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Esmond in India ( 1958 ) Fiction The Householder ( 1960 ) Fiction Get Ready for Battle ( 1962 ) Fiction Like Birds, Like Fishes ( 1963 ) Fiction Short Stories A Backward Place ( 1965 ) Fiction A Stronger Climate ( 1968 ) Fiction Short Stories An Experience of India ( 1971 ) Fiction Short Stories A New Dominion [US: Travelers ] ( 1972 ) Fiction Heat and Dust ( 1975 ) Fiction How I Became a Holy Mother, and Other Stories ( 1976 ) Fiction Short Stories In Search of Love and Beauty ( 1983 ) Fiction Out of India ( 1987 ) ...

Wallace, Lew

Wallace, Lew (1827–1905)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Lew [ Lewis Wallace ] ( 1827–1905 ) American novelist The Fair God ( 1873 ) Fiction Ben-Hur ( 1880 ) Fiction The Boyhood of Christ ( 1888 ) Fiction The Prince of India ( 1893 ) Fiction The Wooing of Malkatoon ( 1898 ) Poetry...

Burton, Isabel, Lady Burton

Burton, Isabel, Lady Burton   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Isabel, Lady Burton , née Isabel Arundell ( 1831–1896 ) British traveller and author The Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land ( 1875 ) Non-Fiction Arabia, Egypt, India ( 1879 ) Non-Fiction The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton ( 1893 ) Non-Fiction The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton ( 1897 ) Non-Fiction...

Foguo ji

Foguo ji   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Chinese Literature

... Fo-kuo chi , A Record of Buddhist Kingdoms ) An account by the Buddhist monk Faxian 法显 ‎ (d. 418 ) of his travels to Central Asia , India, and Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from 399 to 414 . Concerned about conflicting accounts of Buddhist doctrine and vinaya texts in China, in 399 Faxian embarked on a journey in search of authentic and authoritative Buddhist texts and teachings. He spent several years in India, where he studied Sanskrit and copied Buddhist texts, writing a detailed account of the places he visited on his journey. He also spent two years...

Dalrymple, William

Dalrymple, William (1965– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...] ( 1998 ) Non-Fiction White Mughals ( 2002 ) Non-Fiction The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857 ( 2006 ) Non-Fiction Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India ( 2008 ) Non-Fiction Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707–1857 [with Yuthika Sharma ] ( 2013 ) Non-Fiction A Deadly Triangle: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India (The Brookings Essay) ( 2013 ) Non-Fiction e-book only Return of a King ( 2013 ) Non-Fiction Author website: http://www.williamdalrymple.uk.com/...

Besant, Annie

Besant, Annie   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

... ( 1895 ) Non-Fiction The Ancient Wisdom ( 1897 ) Non-Fiction Esoteric Christianity ( 1901 ) Non-Fiction Theosophy and the New Psychology ( 1904 ) Non-Fiction Thought Power ( 1911 ) Non-Fiction Lectures on Political Science ( 1919 ) Non-Fiction Shall India Live or Die? ( 1925 ) ...

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen (1840–1922)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

... poet , traveller , and Arabist Sonnets and Songs by Proteus ( 1875 ) Poetry Proteus and Amadeus ( 1878 ) Poetry The Love Sonnets of Proteus ( 1880 ) Poetry The Future of Islam ( 1882 ) Non-Fiction The Wind and the Whirlwind ( 1883 ) Poetry Ideas About India ( 1885 ) Non-Fiction A New Pilgrimage, and Other Poems ( 1889 ) Poetry Esther, Love Lyrics, and Natalia's Resurrection ( 1892 ) Poetry The Love Lyrics and Songs of Proteus ( 1892 ) Poetry Griselda ( 1893 ) Poetry Satan Absolved ( 1899 ) Poetry...

Bryce, James, Viscount Bryce of Dechmont

Bryce, James, Viscount Bryce of Dechmont (1838–1922)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...) Non-Fiction Impressions of South Africa ( 1897 ) Non-Fiction Studies in History and Jurisprudence ( 1901 ) Non-Fiction Studies in Contemporary Biography ( 1903 ) Non-Fiction South America ( 1912 ) Non-Fiction The Ancient Roman Empire and the British Empire in India ( 1914 ) Non-Fiction Modern Democrats ( 1921 ) Non-Fiction...

Rao, Raja

Rao, Raja (1909–2006)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

... ( 1960 ) Fiction The Cat and Shakespeare ( 1965 ) Fiction Comrade Kirillov ( 1976 ) Fiction The Policeman and the Rose ( 1978 ) Fiction Short Stories The Chessmaster and His Moves ( 1988 ) Fiction On the Ganga Ghat ( 1989 ) Fiction Short Stories The Meaning of India ( 1996 ) Non-Fiction The Great Indian Way: A Life of Mahatma Gandhi ( 1998 ) ...

Whitman, Walt

Whitman, Walt (1819–1892)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...[ Walter Whitman ] ( 1819–1892 ) American poet Franklin Evans; or, The Inebriate ( 1842 ) Fiction Leaves of Grass [first edn] ( 1855 ) Poetry Drum-Taps ( 1865 ) Poetry Sequel to Drum-Taps ( 1865–6 ) Poetry Democratic Vistas ( 1871 ) Non-Fiction Passage to India ( 1871 ) Poetry Memoranda During the War ( 1875 ) Non-Fiction Two Rivulets [including Democratic Vistas , 1871 ] ( 1876 ) Non-Fiction Poetry November Boughs ( 1888 ) Poetry Good-Bye, My Fancy ( 1891 ) Non-Fiction / Poetry...

Murphy, Dervla

Murphy, Dervla (1931– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...Dervla [ Dervilla Maria Murphy ] ( 1931–  ) Irish travel writer Full Tilt: Ireland to India by Bicycle ( 1965 ) Non-Fiction Tibetan Foothold ( 1966 ) Non-Fiction The Waiting Land: A Spell in Nepal ( 1967 ) Non-Fiction In Ethiopia with a Mule ( 1968 ) Non-Fiction On a Shoestring to Coorg: An Experience of Southern India ( 1976 ) Non-Fiction Where the Indus is Young ( 1977 ) Non-Fiction A Place Apart ( 1978 ) Non-Fiction Wheels Within Wheels ( 1979 ) Non-Fiction Eight Feet in the Andes ( 1983 ) Non-Fiction Muddling Through in...

Naipaul, V. S.

Naipaul, V. S. (1932–2018)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...) Fiction The Overcrowded Barracoon and Other Articles ( 1972 ) Non-Fiction Guerrillas ( 1975 ) Fiction India ( 1977 ) Non-Fiction A Bend in the River ( 1979 ) Fiction The Return of Eva Peron with the Killings in Trinidad ( 1980 ) Non-Fiction Among the Believers ( 1981 ) Non-Fiction Finding the Centre ( 1984 ) Non-Fiction The Enigma of Arrival ( 1987 ) Fiction A Turn in the South ( 1989 ) Non-Fiction India: A Million Mutinies Now ( 1990 ) Non-Fiction A Way in the World ( 1994 ) Fiction Letters Between a Father and Son...

Desai, Anita

Desai, Anita (1937– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...the City ( 1965 ) Fiction Bye-Bye Blackbird ( 1971 ) Fiction Where Shall We Go This Summer? ( 1975 ) Fiction Fire on the Mountain ( 1977 ) Fiction Games at Twilight ( 1978 ) Fiction Short Stories The Peacock Garden ( 1979 ) Fiction Peasant Struggles in India ( 1979 ) Non-Fiction Clear Light of Day ( 1980 ) Fiction The Village by the Sea ( 1982 ) Fiction In Custody ( 1984 ) Fiction Baumgartner's Bombay ( 1987 ) Fiction Journey to Ithaca ( 1995 ) Fiction Scholar and Gypsy ( 1996 ) Fiction Short Stories Fasting...

Taylor, [James] Bayard

Taylor, [James] Bayard (1825–1878)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

... poet Ximena ( 1844 ) Poetry Views A-foot ( 1846 ) Non-Fiction Rhymes of Travel, Ballads and Poems ( 1849 ) Poetry A Journey to Central Africa ( 1854 ) Non-Fiction The Lands of the Saracen ( 1855 ) Non-Fiction Poems of the Orient ( 1855 ) Poetry A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853 ( 1855 ) Non-Fiction Northern Travel ( 1858 ) Non-Fiction Travels in Greece and Russia ( 1859 ) Non-Fiction At Home and Abroad ( 1860 ) Non-Fiction Hannah Thurston ( 1863 ) Fiction John Godfrey's Fortunes ( 1864 ) Fiction Joseph...

Big Brother

Big Brother n   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

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Current Version:
2007

...the administration of security organisations” would usefully discourage the Big Brother mentality. 1968 B. Bettelheim Saturday Evening Post (July 27) 9/2 Neither a medieval absence of privacy nor a Big Brother's spying that leaves nothing unpublic will do. 2005 Times of India, Pune (June 24) 5/5 Mumbai University is taking up the role of big brother and will soon tell students what to wear and what not to wear to...

Henty, G. A.

Henty, G. A. (1832–1902)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...the Pampas; or, The Young Settlers ( 1870 ) Children's Fiction The Young Franc-Tireurs and Their Adventures in the Franco-Prussian War ( 1872 ) Children's Fiction Facing Death ( 1883 ) Children's Fiction Under Drake's Flag ( 1883 ) Children's Fiction With Clive in India ( 1884 ) Children's Fiction True to the Old Flag ( 1885 ) Children's Fiction The Dragon and the Raven; or, The Days of King Alfred ( 1886 ) Children's Fiction With Wolfe in Canada ( 1887 ) Children's Fiction The Cat of Bubastis ( 1888 ) Children's Fiction By Pike...

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