In Conversation: 'The Light of Asia' by Jairam Ramesh

31-Jul-2021
6.00PM
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‘The Light of Asia’ is an epic poem by Sir Edwin Arnold that was first published in 1879. It quickly became a huge sensation and has continued to resonate powerfully across the world over the last century and a half. Weaving together literary, cultural, political and social history, Jairam Ramesh uncovers and narrates the fascinating story of this deeply consequential and compelling poem. Join us for a conversation with Madhavi Menon, on his book. The session will be introduced by Ashwani Kumar. Click here to watch.

‘The Light of Asia’ is an epic poem by Sir Edwin Arnold that was first published in 1879. It quickly became a huge sensation and has continued to resonate powerfully across the world over the last century and a half. Weaving together literary, cultural, political and social history, Jairam Ramesh uncovers and narrates the fascinating story of this deeply consequential and compelling poem. Join us this Saturday, 31 July 2021 with him in conversation with Madhavi Menon, on his book. The session will be introduced by Ashwani Kumar.

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