ISBN 9781403930965,Spectrum of Life

Spectrum of Life



Macmillan India Ltd

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9781403930965

ISBN-10 1403930961


Number of Pages 100 Pages
Language (English)

Literary Collections

The Spectrum of Life: An Anthology of Modern Prose is a specially designed course book for students of B.A. (TDC Part III) of Kurukshetra University and Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak. The book covers a whole gamut of feelings and emotions - nostalgia, reminiscence, humour, scepticism and so on. Although the selections are of an eminently personal order, they at the same time attempt to introduce the students to writings of different genres and aim to develop their interests and tastes. The collection includes the representative writings of unchallenged masters like Dale Carnegie, Jawaharlal Nehru, Raja Rao, Ruskin Bond, Jacob Bronowski, Bruce Mazlish and so on. The essays by Bertrand Russell, Robert Lynd, Nirad C. Chaudhuri, A.G. Gardiner use scepticism and irony to address issues of social relevance, exhorting readers to exercise their critical bent of mind before accepting any opinion. The articles by C. Bevers and J.B.S. Haldane aim at enabling students to grapple with sci

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