TITLE

Amid Calcutta's poverty, there's no dearth of cultural wealth

AUTHOR(S)
Hollick, Julian Crandall
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
Smithsonian;Jul91, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the Indian city of Calcutta, founded 300 years ago by a British trading company, passionately blends Western arts and letters with Bengal's ancient heritage. Background of the city; Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and writer Nirad Chaudhuri; Bengalis and the pursuit of intellectual ideas; More about the artistic community in Calcutta; Calcutta at the height of its glory in the 19th century;
ACCESSION #
9107224765

 

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