Calcutta: A Cultural and Literary History

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Interlink Books, 2003 - History - 255 pages
A Calcutta native explores the multiple paradoxes of the city, giving personal insight into its unique history and modern identity as reflected in literature, cinema, and music. Illustrations. Maps.

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Calcutta: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)

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Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), self-proclaimed intellectual nexus of India and the capital of West Bengal province, is a teeming, noisy, chaotic, and politically charged city with a longstanding Marxist ... Read full review

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CHAPTER ONE
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CHAPTER TWO 33
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CHAPTER THREE 5s
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