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  • A rich memoir and memorabilia

    A rich memoir and memorabilia

    Students of Indian English literature have routinely regarded Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s debut novel, Rajmohan’s Wife, to be the first fictional narrative written in English, in colonial India. Rajmohan’s Wife was serialised in 1864 and published in book-form in 1935. Kalyan Chunder Dutt, the editor and great great grandson of Kylas Chunder Dutt (1817-1859), in his …

    March 4, 2018