A Review of “Ramanujan: Essays and Surveys”

  • Krishnaswami Alladi


This is a review of the book “Ramanujan: Essays and Surveys” by Bruce Berndt and Robert Rankin, which contains a selection of some of the most important articles written about Ramanujan’s life and work, and about the life of some individuals who played a crucial role in Ramanujan’s life.


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    K. Alladi, Ramanujan: Letters and Commentary (by Bruce C. Berndt and Robert A. Rankin)—extended book review. Am. Math. Mon. 103, 708–713 (1996) MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    B.C. Berndt, R.A. Rankin, Ramanujan: Letters and Commentary. History of Mathematics Series, vol. 9 (Am. Math. Soc./London Math. Soc., Providence/London, 1995), 349 pp. MATHGoogle Scholar
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    G.H. Hardy, Ramanujan: Twelve Lectures Suggested by His Life and Work (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1940) Google Scholar
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    S. Ramanujan, Collected Papers (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1927) MATHGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishnaswami Alladi
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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