[ilds] Hindustani

Richard Pine rpinecorfu at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 27 05:17:55 PDT 2010


Regarding Durrell's childhood familiarity with Hindi, cf Ashis Nandy, The Intimate Enemy pp. 65-6 re Kipling: 'He was not merely born in India, he was brought up in India by Indian servants in an Indian environment. He thought, felt and dreamed in Hindustani'.
RP


      


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