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The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius, Ramanujan Chapter Summary & Analysis - In Somewhat Indifferent Health Summary

Robert Kanigel
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In Somewhat Indifferent Health Summary and Analysis

Eventually, Ramanujan recovered enough that Hardy and others believed it was possible and prudent for him to travel to India. Ramanujan desired to return to his home and, by all accounts, probably never intended to return to England. At this point, despite his elections to Trinity college and the Royal Society, Ramanujan still did not see himself as a success. Some blame his colleague, Hardy, for his coldness to Ramanujan. Others believe that Ramanujan was never capable of truly believing that he had accomplished something of true value in mathematics until he had solved all the problems that perplexed him. After moving to a new home to recover more and successfully petitioning Cambridge for a stipend that would be paid to him after his return to India, Ramanujan set off on his return voyage to his home.

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