Utopia / Dystopia

Ashok Aklujkar ashok.aklujkar at UBC.CA
Wed Apr 14 14:40:51 UTC 2010

For Utopia, you should also take into consideration the description of Alaka
in the latter half of Kaali-daasa's Megha-sande;sa or Megha-duuta. As a
place situated in the Himaalaya's and as an ever-happy place, it could have
been the source for James Hilton's _Lost Horizon_.

ashok aklujkar

On 10-04-13 11:37 PM, "Mary Storm" <mnstorm at MAC.COM> wrote:

> I have been thinking about Shambala and Shangri-la (Hilton's Lost
> Horizon) , Kali Yuga and Gore Vidal's novel Kalki. I am trying to find
> possible Indian sources of western literary images... for utopia /
> dystopia.

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