Chaudhuri, Nirad Chandra

About Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri

Biography (Encyclopᴂdia Britannica)

Rosselli, John. "Nirad Chaudhuri." The Guardian, 3 Aug. 1999

Mishra, Pankaj. "The Last of His Kind." New York Review of Books, vol. 46, no. 14, 1999

Kaufman, Michael T. "Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Author, Dies at 101." New York Times, 3 Aug. 1999



Rosselli, John. "Nirad Chaudhuri." The Guardian, 3 Aug.1999

Dalrymple, William. "The Empire Writes back." Times Literary Supplement, no. 5025, 1999

Adams, Phoebe-Lou. "Thy Hand, Great Anarch!" Atlantic, vol. 263, no. 6, 1989

"Hinduism (Book)." Atlantic Monthly, vol. 243, no. 5, 1979

Douds, Gerard. "The Temperate Nabob." History Today, vol. 26, no. 3, 1976

Tinker, Hugh. "The Continent of Circe: An Essay on the Peoples of India." Sage Journals, 1 Apr. 1966



Chattopadhyay, Sayan. "From Indianness to Englishness: The Foreign Selves of Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Nirad C. Chaudhuri, and Salman Rushdie's Salahuddin Chamchawala." Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 53, no. 3, 2018

Majumdar, Saikat. "The Amatory Activist." Literary Activism: A Symposium, A. Chaudhuri  (ed.), 2016

Majumdar, Saikat. "The Provincial Polymath: The Curious Cosmopolitanism of Nirad C. Chaudhuri." PMLA, vol. 130, no. 2, 2015

Almond, Ian. "Four Ways of Reading the Work of Nirad C. Chaudhuri. A Case Study of a Postcolonial Conservative." Orbis Litterarum, vol. 66, no. 6, 2011

Ranasinha, Ruvani. "Talking to India: The Literary Production and Consumption of South Asian Anglophone Writers in Britain and the USA, 1940-55." Books Without Borders, Volume 2: Perspectives from South Asia, Fraser and Hammond (eds.), 2008

Rastogi, Pallavi. "'Timeless England Will Remain Hanging in the Air': Metropolitan/Cosmopolitanism in Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri's A Passage to England." Prose Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, 2006

DeSouza, Eunice. "Nirad C. Chaudhuri." A History of Indian Literature in English, Mehrotra (ed.), 2003

Sankara, Chitra. "Nirad C. Chaudhuri's A Passage to England: A Site of Colonial Anxiety." Postcolonial Cultures & Literatures: Modernity & the (Un)Commonwealth, Benjamin et al. (eds.), 2002

Sabin, Margery. "The Beast in Nirad Chaudhuri's Garden." Essays in Criticism, vol. 44, no. 1, 1994

Thieme, John. "Passages to England." Liminal Postmodernisms: The Postmodern, the (Post-)Colonial, and the (Post-)Feminist, D’haen and Bertens (eds.), 1994

Meyers, Jeffrey. "Indian Autobiography: Gandhi and Chaudhuri." Biography East and West: Selected Conference Papers, Ramelb (ed.), 1989

Mishra, Sudesh. "The Two Chaudhuris: Historical Witness and Pseudo-Historian." Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 23, no. 1, 1988

Philip, David Scott. Perceiving India Through the Works of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, R. K. Narayan and Ved Mehta. 1986

Williams, Haydn M. "The Insider and the Outsider: The India of V. S. Naipaul and Nirad Chaudhuri." Language and Literature in Multicultural Contexts, Nandan (ed.), 1983

Chellappan, K. "The Discovery of India and the Self in Three Autobiographies." The Colonial and the Neo-Colonial Enounters in Commonwealth Literature, Gowda (ed.), 1983

Walsh, William. "The Meeting of Language and Literature and the Indian Example." Guy Writers in East-West Encounter: New Cultural Bearings, Amirthanayagam (eg.), 1982

Rajan, P. K. "Patterns of Cultural Orientation in the Approach to Indian Reality." Journal of the School of Languages, vol. 8, no. 1-2, 1981-1982

Nive, Alastair. "Crossing the Black Waters: N. C. Chaudhuri's A Passage to England and V. S. Naipaul's An Area of Darkness." ARIEL, vol. 9, no. 2, 1978

Mokashi-Punekar, Shankar. "Nirad Chaudhiri: An Elegy on Liberal Education." Vagartha, vol. 2, 1973

Karnani, Chetan. "Nirad Chaudhuri and the Continent of Circe." Quest, vol. 57, 1968



Autobiography/Life Writing

Thy Hand, Great Anarch! (1987)

A Passage to England (1959)

The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian (1951)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

Three Horsemen of the New Apocalypse (1997)

Hinduism: A Religion to Live By (1979)

Culture in the Vanity Bag (1976)

Clive of India (1975)

To Live Or Not to Live (1971)

The Intellectual of India (1967)

The Continent of Circe (1965)