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This month’s update adds 35 new articles with a focus on themes from the Victorian age – business, art, literature, music, medicine, women in public life, the Great Exhibition – introduced by Elizabeth Crawford and Professor Anthony Howe.
Aged just twenty-one at her death, Toru Dutt spent three years in Victorian Britain with her family, and went on to pioneer the Indian women’s literary tradition in English through her poetry, translations, and novels.