The Universality of Man : The Message of Romain Rolland

The Universality of Man : The Message of Romain Rolland

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Author: Sibnarayan Ray
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 184
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172010958


Covering a wide range of issues having a bearing on Romain Rolland's life-long concerns.

Romain Rolland, French writer, musician, biographer, mystic, found in India what he needed for highest fulfillment. Though he never visited India, his interest in Indian philosophy and its active exponents like Vivekananda, Gandhi, Tagore and AK Coomaraswamy helped the French readers in understanding the true nature of modern Indian awakening.

The essays in this volume are the outcome of the international seminar on Romain Rolland organized to coincide with the 200th year of the French Revolution. The papers are by writers, thinkers and academicians from different parts of India as well as France and Europe who participated in the Seminar.

EDITOR: Sibnarayan Ray is currently Research Director, Indian Renaissance Institute, and the author of over 20 works in English and Bengali on literature, philosophy and political theory.