“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” ? Virginia Woolf, The Waves.
Under the weight of goose down and split spine, I lingered in Orlando. How true it was that nothing “thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.” [Read the rest...] “Virginia Woolf Showed Me How the Language of Trauma is Silence | Loren Kleinman”
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“The Orient is not only adjacent to Europe; it is also the place of Europe’s greatest and richest and oldest colonies, the source of its civilizations and languages, its cultural contestant, and one of its deepest and most recurring images
The present paper discusses the work of two most prominent South Asian born writers – Rohinton Mistry and Bapsi Sidhwa. The literature produced by these writers is community specific. Rohinton Mistry is an Indian origin Parsi novelist, who later immigrated … [Read the rest...] “Ethnic Anxiety, Cultural Clash reflected in the work of South Asian Writers | Indu Pandey”
I can’t exactly recall when or where I had come across the name of Rabindranath Tagore. Certain faces of people once seen, certain names once heard get imprinted on the mind. The very name casts a spell — Rabindranath ; … [Read the rest...] “Santiniketan | Nilmani Phookan”
Note: The Tang minister Fang Xuan-ling begins the record of his conversation with Chen Hsi-wei about the latter’s poem known as “The War in the South” with a few comments of his own. It is hardly surprising that a minister … [Read the rest...] “Hsi-Wei and the Southern War | Robert Wexelblatt”