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Lady Lokasundari Raman: Reflections of Her Early Life and Times

Uma Parameswaran (Author)

This biography provides new insight into the life and times of Lady Lokasundari Raman, the wife of great scientist C. V. Raman. Going deep into her family background, it describes in detail her birth and childhood, her parents, her schooling and her wedding with C. V. Raman.

It further describes her experiences about her stay with her husband in Calcutta, Rangoon, Nagpur, and Bangalore as well as her foreign travels, especially to Sweden when she accompanied her husband to receive the Nobel Prize. It also takes note of how she cared for the comforts of her husband so that he could devote himself to research without any distractions.

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About the author

Uma Parameswaran

Uma Parameswaran was born and educated in India, and has lived in Canada since 1966. She has a Ph.D. from Michigan State University and is Professor of English at the university f Winnipeg. She us the author of numerous critical essays on postcolonial literatures and of several works of fiction, including Riding High with Krishna and a baseball bat & other Stories (2006), Mangoes on the maple Tyree (2002), The Sweet Smell of Mother’s Milk-Wet Bodice (2001), and award winning What was Always Hers/(1999). She lives in Winnipeg with her husband, who is a mathematician.

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Title Lady Lokasundari Raman: Reflections of Her Early Life and Times
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2013
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789382460107
length 312p., 4 Pages of Plates; Illustrations; 22cm.