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Collected Plays and Stories of Sri Aurobindo

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Back of The Book Collected Play and Stories contains all the original dramas and works of prose fiction by Sri Aurobindo. He wrote a number of plays, five of which are complete and seven incomplete or fragmentary. There are also six short stories, two of them complete, four of them incomplete or fragmentary. The earliest piece, an unfinished play, was written in 1891 when Sri Aurobindo was an undergraduate at Cambridge. The last piece, the play Perseus the Deliverer, was written in 1915 i...
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Collected Play and Stories contains all the original dramas and works of prose fiction by Sri Aurobindo. He wrote a number of plays, five of which are complete and seven incomplete or fragmentary. There are also six short stories, two of them complete, four of them incomplete or fragmentary. The earliest piece, an unfinished play, was written in 1891 when Sri Aurobindo was an undergraduate at Cambridge. The last piece, the play Perseus the Deliverer, was written in 1915 in Pondicherry. The plays especially are memorable for their classic dramatic elements and the appealing individuality of their characters.

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Sri Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on 15 August 1872. At the age of seven he was taken to England for his education. He studied at St. Paul's School, London, and at King's College, Cambridge. Returning to India in 1893, he worked for the next thirteen years in the Princely State of Baroda in the service of the Maharaja and as a professor in the state's college.

In 1906 Sri Aurobindo quit his post in Baroda and went to Calcutta, where he became one of the leaders of the Indian nationalist movement. As editor of the newspaper Bande Mataram, he put forward the idea of complete independence from Britain. Arrested three times for sedition or treason, he was released each time for lack of evidence.

Sri Aurobindo began the practice of Yoga in 1905. Within a few years he achieved several fundamental spiritual realisations. In 1910 he withdrew from politics and went to Pondicherry in French India in order to concentrate on his inner life and work. Over the next forty years, he developed a new spiritual path, the Integral Yoga, whose ultimate aim is the transformation of life by the power of a supramental consciousness. In 1926, with the help of his spiritual collaborator the Mother, he founded the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. His vision of life is presented in numerous works of prose and poetry, among the best known of which are The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, Essays on the Gita and Savitri. Sri Aurobindo passed away on 5 December 1950.

Contents

Plays  
The Viziers of Bassora 1
Rodogune 185
Perseus the Deliverer 325
Eric 529
Vasavadutta 619
Incomplete and Fragmentary Plays
The Witch of Ilni 749
The House of Brut 777
The Maid in the Mill 783
The Prince of Edur 845
The Prince of Mathura 929
The Birth of Sin 937
Fragment of a Play 943
Stories  
Occult Idylls
The Phantom Hour 953
The Door at Abelard 965
Incomplete and Fragmentary Stories
Fictional Jottings 989
Fragment of a Story 990
The Devil's Mastiff 991
The Golden Bird 996

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Item Code: NAH916 Author: Sri Aurobindo Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2015 Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry ISBN: 9789352100781 Language: English Size: 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch Pages: 1006 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 1.2 kg
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