Essays, Travelogues, Memoirs, Fiction and Poetry on London, Lahore, Cairo and Calcutta (Vol. I)
The liberty from "the drudgery of being useful," that it briefly enjoyed on the collector’s shelf, is destroyed with its reinsertion into the currency of use where it stands in for the past as representative, as witness.
The church singing, part of Maundy Thursday services we just attended, still rings in my ears, despite the clanking of cutlery and the thrum of diners' conversations.
This is one of the true instances of the Naxal revolution that had started right here in College Street. I stumbled upon this diary some time back and I found these treasures inside it.
They not only carried the legacy of colonial dining in Calcutta, but appropriated the culture of colonial dining in a manner such that in today’s restaurant spaces they are still apparent.
Responses to the famine resulted in the rise of a group of poets who came to dominate Bengal’s literary scene after the death of the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1941.