14. 03. 2011
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No Hideouts Found

Avishek Parui   Dialogues “Say something” you throat across our table where three plates of grapes and the leftovers furl a forest between us in which something had been lost or maybe cleverly...

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08. 03. 2011
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Guddu, I and the Qawallis at Vijay Mandal

Sambudha Sen Several years ago, when I was only twenty eight, I spent an extended period as a tenant in a flat in Vijay Mandal Enclave. The Delhi Development Authority  had built this relatively...

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02. 03. 2011
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Excerpt from The Folded Earth

Anuradha Roy   [This is an excerpt from Anuradha Roy's second novel, The Folded Earth,  releasing this week in India. Roy is an editor with Permanent Black. Her first novel, An Atlas of...

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01. 03. 2011
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The First Strawberries in India

John Plotz Born, bred, and married in India, the octogenarian Harriet Tytler in 1903 still described herself and her fellow Anglo-Indians as "exiles in a foreign land" . That obdurate refusal of Indianness...

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19. 02. 2011
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The Rienzi Effect

  Hans Rudolf Vaget Joachim Köhler, in his Wagners Hitler: Der Prophet und sein Vollstrecker, goes so far as to suggest that the German dictator was “merely” the executioner of Wagner’s ideas. Köhler...

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16. 02. 2011
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A Moment of Revelation

 Prasanta Chakravarty (A Report on ‘The Everyday Life of a Discipline’- a colloquium on contemporary English Studies that took place on February 4, 2011, at the Department of English, University of Delhi) Unlike...

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10. 02. 2011
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A Letter from Badal Sircar

To:  Richard Schechner November 23, 1981 Dear Richard, You wanted me to write for the "Intercultural Performance" issue of The Drama Review. You wanted me to write about my experience with my theatre...

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08. 02. 2011
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Three Tim Poems

Akhil Katyal Tim calls from Brighton Tim calls from Brighton, panting, I ask him what's wrong with you, he says he wants a bit of friendly advice but mainly needs my cue for...

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31. 01. 2011
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Homeric-Thersitic

  Robert H. Bell  “But after all, what is the whole subject matter of that revered poem the Iliad but ‘the broils of foolish kings and the foolish populace’?”—Desiderius Erasmus (The Praise of...

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22. 01. 2011
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A Life Less Ordinary

Yajnaseni Chakraborty Her tiny, birdlike frame seems lost in the embrace of a large, plush sofa in an anteroom of the business centre at the Oberoi Grand. But Nadine Gordimer still spells personality...

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18. 01. 2011
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Liturgical Architecture

Dennis R. Mcnamara We live in an era that is not known for making beautiful churches. In fact, the sensus fidelium seems to indicate that something is indeed severely wrong with the unprofane architecture...

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08. 01. 2011
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In Heidegger’s Hut

Amlan Dasgupta  In 1966 or 1967 (the year is variously reported)  the poet Paul Celan journeyed to a place called Todtnauberg , in the Black Mountains in Germany. He was visiting the mountain...

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