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Bharati 100 Podcast

Explore the life and work of C. Subramania Bharati, an iconic Indian writer and visionary of the early twentieth century, on the hundredth anniversary of his death. Bharati's prescient and powerful commitment to freedom, equality, and human rights for all makes him a writer of unparalleled relevance for the world today. All listeners welcome - those who are discovering Bharati for the first time, and those who already know him well! Tune in for a refreshing new perspective on modern Indian and world literature. Based on a new Penguin Modern Classics book of Bharati's original writing in the English language, and hosted by the poet's great-granddaughter, you'll hear interviews with leading cultural figures like filmmaker Michael Wood ("The Story of India"), and original and curated music: performances by renowned Indian classical musicians, Bharati's songs as originally composed by the poet and performed by his granddaughter and other family members, and classical piano music of the period, including performances by the host.

info_outline "Equal Among the Servants of the Lord" 11/11/2021
info_outline The Nobel Prize in Literature 10/24/2021
info_outline The Jewel in the Crown 10/16/2021
info_outline The National Movement 10/09/2021
info_outline Women Shall Write the Laws 10/01/2021
info_outline The Case for Tamil (and Every Other Language) 09/27/2021
info_outline The Story of Bharati with Michael Wood 09/18/2021
info_outline Prescient & Powerful: Introducing Bharati 09/11/2021