Reading my first time in India: the ACLALS Conference 1977

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In the context of a special issue of the literary journal 'Southerly'devoted to India, this personal memoir of the first of the author's visits to India, for the international conference of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies in 1977, reflects on the challenge of attempting to read the imagery of an unfamiliar culture, and on the changes that have occurred in India and in the understanding of it by foreigners over a generation.
Original languageEnglish
Type4198-word essay published in special 2010 issue of Southerly, titled India India
PublisherBrandl and Schlesinger
Number of pages11
Place of PublicationSydney, NSW, Australia
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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