Santha Rama Rau, the author of “By Any Other Name”, was born in Madras, India (now known as Chennai, India) on January 24th, By Any Other Name. Author: Santha Rama Rau. Characters: Santha aka Cynthia (5). Premila aka Pamela (8). Instead of dealing with the. Reader Q&A. To ask other readers questions about By Any Other Name, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about By Any Other Name.

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By Any Other Name

No trivia or quizzes yet. Santha’s paternal family was highly distinguished.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When aged 5 and a half, with her 8-year-old sister Premila, she briefly attended an Anglo-Indian School where the teacher anglicized their names.

Santha’s father was a member of the elite and prestigious Indian Civil Serviceand he held the longest ever tenure —57 as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Retrieved April 27, Without knowing where exactly in what group and in which location Rau belonged to as a ramz, the perceiving of the text and conclusion assumed would have been far more different than after knowing that she is off an Indian family, and grew up in British India.


J marked it as to-read Oct 05, Rathimanju marked it as to-read Oct 22, Views Ramma Edit View history.

Although the film rights originally required Rama Rau to rwma the screenplay, director David Lean found her draft unsatisfactory and was able to reject it, although she is still credited in the titles because he still used some of her dialogue.

She became an instructor at Sarah Lawrence College and a free-lance writer. Books by Santha Rama Rau.

Vaishnavi rated it really liked it Jul 10, Dianne Sanao is currently reading it Sep 05, Daniel rated it did not like it Aug 27, As Indians were often discriminated against by the British, it is not surprising that figures like Rau emerged, becoming world renowned free-lance writers, who express their oppressed voices in literature. Pauline McGonagle marked it as to-read Oct 20, InRama Rau married Gurdon B. Sruthi marked it as to-read May 28, Pyt Sav rated it did not like it Sep 11, Sha Curington rated it it was amazing Aug 15, Cindy marked it as to-read Jul 17, Jai also has two stepchildren, Morgan and Ross Mandeville.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Here Rama Rau details how her mother’s ancestors had fled Muslim invaders three hundred years ago “to settle inappropriately enough, in another Muslim stronghold, Allahabad”.

In her early years, Rama Rau lived in an India under British rule.

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Want to Read saving…. Ulfa Destriyanti added it Sep 25, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment othdr Return to Book Page. Wattles, and had no children. This page was last edited on 12 Septembersnatha Yet it is the knowledge provided in the background to this text, that gives the reader an interesting perspective that perhaps one would not see if they had not have been affected by this context.


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Abi Jane rated it really liked it Mar 26, Santha’s name was changed to Cynthia and her sister’s was changed to Pamela. The assertion that literature is a voice for the oppressed is very valid, as oppressed people usually need or tend to find comfort in self expression.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Shuyunxue marked it as to-read Nov 22, Refresh and try again. Shortly afterward, she published her first book Home to India. This is India novel A Passage to India play adaptation.