In This Issue
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Movies and TV: Murder or Merger?
"What do the three-dimensional movie and the wide screen add to a motion picture? Do they really improve the artistic and aesthetic qualities of the medium to the degree necessary to recapture lost audiences permanently? In what ways are motion pictures inherently superior or inferior to television?"
Josephine Johnson is a native of Missouri whose first short story appeared in the Atlantic and who won the Pulitzer Prize with her beautifully descriptive novel, Now in November. Three years ago, she and her husband bought a majestic house a hundred and thirty years old on the outskirts of Cincinnati. In this essay she depicts the explorations which she and her children have carried out in the early autumn on their three surrounding acres.
Of Mice and Women
India to America: The Position of India in World Politics
This Soul-Cherishing Whisper
Talks With India's Vice-President: Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
The Barbers' Trade Union: A Story
The Fiction Writer in India: His Tradition and His Problems
Morning in Delhi: A Story
Sonnet for Music
The Pomegranate Prince: A Folk Tale of Bengal
The Indian Film: Must Bombay Follow Hollywood?
For a Child in Time of Famine
Indian Art: Yesterday and Today
Javni: A Story
Poetry in India: Its Heritage and New Directions
A Perfect Country
The Man Who Died of a Fever
The Music of India: And Its Role in Indian Dance
Dance and Opera in Manipur: The Survival of Ritual Theatre
The Opium Eater: A Story
The Spirit of India: And the Abiding Influence of Gandhi
O Business World!
A Glossary of Indian Words
A Chronology of Indian History
Biographical Notes on the Poets
BUDDHADEVA BOSE was born in 1908 in Bengal, where, as Editor of the Calcutta magazine Kavita, he has been a leader of the modern literary movement. He will be an exchange lecturer at the Pennsylvania College for Women in Pittsburgh this winter.
Indian Films and Recordings
Map of India and Surrounding Countries