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The Rays Before Satyajit: Creativity and Modernity in Colonial India

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The Rays Before Satyajit: Creativity and Modernity in Colonial India - Sengoopta, Chandak
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Although the filmmaker Satyajit Ray is well-known across the world, few outside Bengal know much about the diverse contributions of his forebears to printing technology, nationalism, childrens literature, feminism, advertising, entreprenurial culture and religious reform. Even within Bengal, the earlier Rays are often regarded exclusively as childrens writers. The first study in English of the multifarious interests and accomplishments of the Ray family and its collateral branches, The Rays Before Satyajit interweaves the ...

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The Rays Before Satyajit: Creativity and Modernity in Colonial India 2016, OUP India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780199464753

Hardcover