Prawer Jhabvala, Ruth

About Prawer Jhabvala biography, bibliography, a list of articles and books on author biography, bibliography, selected works and screenplays, list of awards

Encyclopedia of World Biography: biography, excerpts from reviews published in newspapers, list of further reading 

List of secondary material by Prof. Ralph Crane (University of Tasmania)

No author given. A Salute to Makers of Maurice. New York Times, 1987 (September 17). - article about Jhabvala's work with the filmmakers Ivory and Merchant complete list of Jhabvala's work as a screenwriter including information on her movies

Film website list of Jhabvala's films including the film posters and awards they won including a short biography


Shilling, Jane. The Narrator Steps Forward (Rev. of My Nine Lives). The Telegraph, 2004 (July 11).

Krithika, R. Different Destinies (Rev. of My Nine Lives). The Hindu, 2004 (August 1).

Godden, Rumer. A Cool Eye in a Parched Landscape (Rev. of Out of India). New York Times, 1986 (May 25).

Rubin, Merle. Rev. of Out of India. LA Times, 1986 (August 3).

Pande, Ira. No Heat, No Dust (Rev. of East into Upper East). OutlookIndia, 2000 (March 13).

Jordison, Sam. Looking Back at the Booker: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Rev. of Heat and Dust). The Guardian, 2008 (March 28).

Kakutani, Michiko. Books of the Times: Immigrant Families, at Home and yet Alienated (Rev. of Poet and Dancer). New York Times, 1993 (March 23).

Angier, Carole. Books: Dutiful in Delhi but Moonstruck in Manhattan (Rev. East into Upper East). The Independent, 1998 (October 17).

Ackroyd, Peter. Under the Spell of the Rawul (Rev. of Three Continents). New York Times, 1987 (August 23).

Colvin, Clare. My Nine Lives by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The Independent, 2004 (July 9).

Kakutani, Michiko. Books of the Times: In Search of Love and Beauty. New York Times, 1983 (July 13).

Goodman, Walter. Books of the Times: Three Continents. New York Times, 1987 (August 6).

Du Plessix Gray, Francine. The Cult of the Cousin (Rev. of Poet and Dancer). New York Times, 1993 (March 28).

Mishra, Pankaj. My Nine Lives: Passages to India. New York Times, 2004 (July 18).

Writings by Prawer Jhabvala



Gorilovskaya, Nonna. A Moment With ... Ruth Prawer Jhabvala., 2006 (August 25).

Horne, Philip. "It works diagonally": A Conversation with Ruth Prawer Jhabvala on The Golden Bowl and the Art of Adaptation. The Golden Bowl website, no daten given.

Williams, Philip. A Conversation with Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Movie Maker, 2007 (February 3).


Swaim, Don. Audio Interview With Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Wired For Books (Ohio University), 1993 (March 4).




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