GANDHI'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by M.K. Gandhi

GANDHI'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Much of this autobiography was written during a prison term in 1922; the balance at intervals following; the whole stands as a retrospective interpretation and study of those facts of his life up to 1921 which dealt with his growth spiritually, his development of theories and practice of dietary rules, sexual continence, simplicity of personal life, and the theories of broader application in Indian politics,- passive resistance, Khadi, non-cooperation, and the basic goals of the Indian Congress. Interesting personal record of a life of selfless sacrifice with joy for the sake of the downtrodden- whether in India, the Transvaal, or wherever circumstances dictated. Intimate personal bits about his marriage, his sons, his relations with his disciples. The translation- or perhaps the style itself- while simple and direct -- lacks the force one might expect.

Pub Date: Sept. 12th, 1948
Publisher: Public Affairs Press