07. 08. 2016

Malayaj, A Letter: The Poet of Habit & the Poet of Collision

Malayaj:  A  Letter _______________ 2-4-1971   To: Sri Rameshchandra Shah 3/2, Professor’s Colony Vidha Vihar Bhopal 462002     Dear Ramesh Bhai, Your letter has arrived “hale and hearty”. I am sending another...

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15. 04. 2016

‘Your Life Is Writing. So, Write.’

Andre Gorz ______________   Here is a short section from the open letter of love and despair written by renowned French philosopher André Gorz to his British-born wife, Doreen. (later published as Letter to D....

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22. 01. 2016

1971, Three Letters

#1 Sender: Ataur Rahman Khan Kaiser. Chittagong. July 17, 1971. Receiver: Oysika A. Khan. 17 Ayesha Khatun Lane, Banshalbari, Chandanpura, Chittagong.   Mamoni Mine, I am writing this letter for the day, Inshallah,...

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13. 09. 2015

The Letter Box

  [A letter to the editor published in the Bangla Magazine, Arek Rokom—আরেক রকম, Volume 16. 2013. Our gratitude to poet Mridul Dasgupta for bringing this to our notice.] ----------------------------------- Your first year’s...

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04. 10. 2014

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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15. 01. 2014

Ingeborg Bachmann & Paul Celan: Herzzeit/Heart’s Time, A Correspondence

  Paul Celan was born in 1920 in Bucovina, Romania. He became one of the most prominent 20th century poets. Celan committed suicide in Paris, in 1970, before turning 50. Ingeborg Bachmann was...

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23. 08. 2013

What Kind Of Kalyankari-Rajya Are We Talking About?

  [ Hazari Prasad Dwivedi replies to Balraj Sahni. HUG translates from Pahal 93.]         Dear Bhai Balraj-ji, Bhisham-ji has sent me your long set of questions and has requested...

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15. 08. 2013

Panditji, Do You Still Harbour The Same Indifference To The Progressive Cause?

    [Balraj Sahni writes to Hazari Prasad Dwivedi. In November 1965. HUG translates from Pahal 93. Our gratitude to Gyanranjan for granting permission to do so and to Udayashankar for presenting these...

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08. 07. 2013

Robert Southey: Two Letters, Monthly Magazine

Robert Southey Letter I: Editor of the Monthly Magazine, 2 September 1796   Sir, In your Magazine for June, a Correspondent, who signs himself M.H. [1]  has defended the system of Helvetius, [2]  and asserted that “nothing can be more...

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26. 06. 2013

Mohan Rakesh, His Diary: Two Letters

6th August, 1967  Kamleshwar’s Letter Priya Rakesh, Just received both your letters. I do not think much can be done as far as monetary compensations go. All your payments were kept pending in...

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16. 03. 2013

Deliverance, Rudraprayag

            Gurney House, Naini Tal 2 May 1926   You brother has killed leopard, almost certainly Man eater, after sitting throughout eleven Consecutive nights in same tree for...

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25. 10. 2012

Letter from Iowa: Sunil Gangopadhyay

15 June, 1964 313 South Capital Iowa City, Iowa U.S.A       Sandipan, Right now I am resting beneath a largish tree on the bank of this river. Windy it is. And...

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04. 03. 2012

Letter from Advaita Malla Barman

                                                                                                                                                                            Gokanghat, Tipprah  23.6. 34         Dear Brother, I have read your poem a few times, from beginning to the end. I would like to Read more [...]

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08. 12. 2011

Beginnings, Beginnings, Beginnings: A Letter

A letter from Hans Ulrich Obrist to Hou Hanru Dear Hanru, Thanks so much for your message and many congratulations on your Lyon Biennale. This is an occasion to think about the Internet...

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