We cannot fix the problems of Cambodia, Taylor and I, with the three dollar mini guns we finally buy in an attempt to join the fight. Our guns leak as soon as we fill them, but they allow us to be part of the action.
The most useful lesson of the personal letter is in the way it shifts and changes, proving intimacy, individuality or authenticity does not transcend time.
Polidori takes Byron’s protagonist, Augustus Darvell, and turns him into Lord Ruthven, the aloof darling of London society.
How did a 400-line poem based on the writings of a Persian sage and advocating seize-the-day hedonism achieve widespread popularity in Victorian England?
There is a widespread misapprehension that Hindi is the national language of India. Although this misapprehension, the question is whether a national language is politically feasible for a country like India.
Most people experience buildings in precisely this ‘vignette’ form, seeing them briefly at different angles and in varying but specific circumstances.
The journey from the valley to the hills is complex, multi-layered. Amitabha Dev Choudhury* details the dreamy contours of a journey across Silchar- Shillong road in his novella Uponashyer Khonje (In Search of a Novel).
One thing can be said about revenants: they are generally not a cheery lot. They come back because something is wrong: some debt from life needs to be repaid or vengeance taken.