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Unformatted text preview: century India and links it to a) political groups based in Calcutta c) religious reformers based in Madras d) education reformers based in Mumbai b) an international web of intellectual and political interests 5. An organization with which Rukmini Devi was involved was the Theosophical Society. Founded in 1875 a) in Mumbai by V.N. Bhatkhande b) in Madras by E. Krishna Ayyar c) in New York by Helena Blavatsky d) in London by George Arundale 7. The Theosophical Society under Annie Besant was involved in a) the reform of religious rituals b) a range of social and political activities c) reform and education in the arts d) reform of the caste system 8. The author raises the idea of Rukmini Devi's "agency" in her career and thinks that a) she made her career choices relatively independently b) her husband had a more active role than is often thought c) the Theosophical Society suggested that she go into dance d) her dance teachers urged her to become an innovator...
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- Spring '12
- Annie Besant, Rukmini Devi, Brahmin male dancers