Early Cultural Writings

Early essays
and other prose writings
on literature, education, art
and other cultural subjects.

The volume includes
The Harmony of Virtue,
Bankim Chandra Chatterji,
essays on Kalidasa and the Mahabharata,
The National Value of Art,
Conversations of the Dead,
the “Chandernagore Manuscript”,
book reviews,
“Epistles from Abroad”,
Bankim - Tilak - Dayananda,
and Baroda speeches and reports.

Most of these pieces were written
between 1890 and 1910,
a few between 1910 and 1920.

[Much of this material was formerly published
under the title The Harmony of Virtue]