A plateau spills over with translucent hues Breathe the essence, and slash the glassy dandelions
Now into the future We’ll bathe at Brighton Be careful there, please, there where In your bathing suit so thin
Toru Dutt (1856-1877) wrote novels, translations, poems and essays that, after her death, would fascinate South Asia and Europe.
...those who get her intellectual moorings and understand her role as a voice of dissent in today’s climate of “saffronisation”
Anthony Burgess, who would have celebrated his 100th birthday in 2017, is probably best known as the author of novels such as Earthly Powers, Nothing Like the Sun and A Clockwork Orange.
Jane Austen’s appearance on the new £10 banknote is strangely appropriate – and not just because 2017 is the bicentenary of her death.
This anecdote illustrates an essential reason for Austen’s success: yes, she is a great writer, but so too is Staël.
He finds himself constantly having to confront the fact that contrary to his desires of only wanting to belong to the Sesotho-speaking tribe, that he is instead seen as a coloured person and consequently treated in this manner in colonial South Africa.
You feel threatened in the day as well as in the dark. Women and girls, mere rag dolls, watched by predatory eyes. Murders. Violence. Assaults. Road rage. Kidnappings. Divorces.
A writer of eighteenth century should have Enough coins to buy brushes and ink To feed the complicities
honey-trickle of a hidden Himalayan Rubythroat leaf from an unbound book of song capsizes, drowned out by honking trucks
Would you rather have sex with a robot with a mind of a human or would you rather have sex with a human with the mind of a robot?