"By Any Other Name" by Santha Rama Rau is a story of the difficulty of holding onto one's cultural identity when dropped into a different culture. Santha and her sister Premila are placed in an Anglo-Indian day school and must face cultural diffusion.
Rama, a Hindu god associated with virtue, chivalry and truth, is blue because the ancient Hindus associated blue with manliness, bravery and a strong moral character. Lord Krishna is also portrayed with blue skin.
"By Any Other Name" by Santha Rama Rau is a story of the difficulty of holding onto one's cultural identity when dropped into a different culture. Santha and her sister Premila are placed in an Anglo-Indian day school and must face cultural diffusion. Santha and Premila's mother places the girls int
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Santha Rama Rau (24 January 1923 – 21 April 2009) was an Indian -born American writer.
Santha Rama Rau was born on January 24, 1923 in Madras, Madras Presidency, British India as Vasanthi Rama Rau. She was a writer, known for A Passage to India (1984), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and The Merv Griffin Show (1962). She died on April 21, 2009 in Amenia, New York, USA. See full bio »
by Gayatri Devi of Jaipur and Santha Rama Rau | Jan 1, 1982. Paperback The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana. by John W. (Introductio) Rau, Santha Rama (Foreward) ; Spellman | Jan 1, 1962. Mass Market Paperback $855.58 $ 855. 58. $12.09 shipping. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Other ...
Rama Rau, Santha (1923—)Indian travel writer and novelist. Name variations: Santha Rama Rau Wattles. Born Vasanthi Rama Rau on January 24, 1923, in Madras, India; daughter of Benegal Rama Rau (a diplomat) and Dhanvanthi (Handoo) Rama Rau (a social worker and women's rights advocate); educated at St. Paul's Girls' School in London; Wellesley College, B.A., 1944; married Faubion Bowers, ...
Santha Rama Rau, an Indian-born, Western-educated journalist whose work helped demystify the Indian subcontinent for American readers in the decades after World War II and India’s independence,...
In a long career as a journalist, travel writer, and novelist, she sought to make the readers of her native India and adopted America familiar with each other's lands. Raised in a family of wealth and position, she was sent to England for education, then graduated from Wellesley College, in Massachusetts, with honors in 1944.