Note relating to Twilight in Dehli

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[[MS 2750/2/1/21]]


[pre-printed heading] THE HOGARTH PRESS


this is the work [of] a gifted modern Indian poet. whose [sic] not at all fundamentally hostile to the English but who wishes to present an objective artistic picture of the ancient capital of the moguls [5 words illeg.]. and the mood of its inhabitants ... He has been at pains to avoid anything that might appear to be anti English propaganda, though naturally involves characters who voice [1 word illeg.] of bitterness about this fallen grandeur ([4 words illeg.]) - he has even[?] toned down the real way people talk - .... in the interest[?] of [1 word illeg.] ....


(1) add good [1 word illeg.] in [several characters illeg.]. - . 
(2) He has cut out further[?] passages as a great concession.....

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Source: MS 2750/2/1/21

Note relating to Twilight in Dehli



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Note, written by John Lehmann regarding Twilight in India situation.

Handwritten note unsigned