Tracing the Legacy of an Experimental Generation: Three Iconic Indian Travellers in 1890s London

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Abstract

This chapter examines conflict and commonality in the experiences of three individuals - M.K. Gandhi, Rudyard Kipling, and Swami Vivekananda - who arrived in London, from India, in the years 1888-1895. Each man faced the dilemma of trying to negotiate a cosmopolitan identity while retaining native 'authenticity'.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIndia in Britain: South Asian Networks and Connections
EditorsSusheila Nasta
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
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Publication statusPublished - 2013

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