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14. 11. 2014
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Salaam Boi-mela!

  Utpalkumar Basu The 11:40 local. I was returning on it. Possibly this is the last train for returning to Kolkata from the suburbs. Wintry night. Biting chill. Only a few passengers in...

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10. 11. 2014
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What Next ?

  Brinda Bose Kochi was the flashpoint, charged with rebellion after a violent police crackdown. Since then, Kiss of Love has danced, hugged, walked, sung, shouted, held hands, cheek-pecked, kissed and french-kissed in...

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05. 11. 2014
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Affect and Absence: Irony in Siegfried Sassoon’s War Poetry

       Avinash Antony & Somak Mukherjee  On 13th July 1918 Siegfried Sassoon, now a decorated war-hero, was shot in the head near Arras, France. Ironically, it was not the enemy but a...

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22. 10. 2014
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Moonlit Rats and Owls

Manash Bhattacharjee Today is the sixtieth death anniversary of Jibanananda Das (17 February 1899 – 22 October 1954). Shaking himself off Tagore’s Victorian and mystical influences, Jibanananda made the most distinctive mark in...

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16. 10. 2014
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Ethnic Minorities, Sexual Violence and University Spaces: Notes from Visvabharati and Jadavpur University

  Sarmistha Dutta Gupta   On a September afternoon, when the sky was signalling the arrival of the Pujo season in Bengal and yet monsoon flowers like dopati were in full bloom, I...

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11. 10. 2014
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Kalpana Press

  Avinandan Sthanpati Chandannagar/Chandernagore is usually slotted as an erstwhile French colony. Though that identity is almost shut out from memory now. It is like any other small town--congested, filthy and sporadically peppered...

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04. 10. 2014
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Letters To The Editor

Rabindra Kumar Dasgupta [Professor Rabindra Kumar Dasgupta enjoyed an illustrious academic career, holding numerous academic and administrative positions, including the Tagore Professorship in the Department of Modern Indian Languages in Delhi University.  He...

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16. 09. 2014
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Blood Is Remarkably Red Against Green

  Viktor Shklovsky [ A short excerpt from A Sentimental Journey: Memoirs, 1917-1922. Viktor Shklovsky, a leading figure in the Russian formalist movement of the 1920s,  borrows the title from Laurence Sterne. In the book...

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02. 09. 2014
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Tales from an Asati (Asati-Kathan)

  Anjana Chakrabarty   for shaitaan   Pebble   Dipping at this river In dress untainted Sankha-sindoor adorned At your tread thakur this pebble I fix to a twig   No, not seeking...

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23. 08. 2014
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Gossip, Gossip, Gossip ! The Jail is Full of Gossip.

Snehangshu Kanta Acharyya [S.K. Acharyya was in prison in 1963, under the Defense of India Rules, which empowered the Government of India to imprison whoever it wanted as long as it wanted, without...

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11. 08. 2014
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That Titillating Object of Capital: Reading the new Airtel advertisement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9BlI9nhqTE  Manash Bhattacharjee   The new Airtel advertisement, which shows the relationship between a man and a woman where the woman plays the boss in office as and the wife at home, has...

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07. 08. 2014
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‘What! Nothing more?’

Sergey Stepnyak-Kravchinsky [Quite early in life Stepnyak began secretly to sow the sentiments of democracy among the peasants in the Russian countryside. His teaching did not long remain a secret, and in 1874 he...

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29. 07. 2014
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Patronage, Learning, Innovation

Prasanta Chakravarty The career of poet Samuel Daniel (1562-1619) is a powerful instance of how a poet might succeed through patronage, quite independent of his considerable talent. After his education at Oxford, he...

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26. 07. 2014
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“Why are you laughing?” : George Seferis In Conversation With Edmund Keeley

  George Seferis,  in conversation with Edmund Keeley Seferis was nearing the end of his longest visit to the United States at the time of this interview, which took place in late December...

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