In the middle of Crime and Punishment Dovstojesky – otherwise sticking tight to his characters from beginning to end – takes a brisk leap back:…
One knows by comparison and sometimes, as in Blake, through contraries. It is evident in the Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience and less…
Atharva Pandit studies Walter Benjamin’s art of essay
Maitreyee ponders over Manto’s writings
Akhil Katyal explores how Amitav Ghosh plays with the concept of genealogy to give us an intricate history of colonialism in his 2008 novel ‘Sea of Poppies’.
Atharva Pandit explores the works of the great Hungarian writer, Laszlo Krasznahorkai
Akshay Sreevatsa ponders over Christopher Hitchens and his book, Letters to a Young Contrarian
Atharva Panditon writes on Tor Ulven, the modernist Norwegian poet who has commanded respect and considerable influence over contemporary Norwegian poetry, and yet, hitherto remains largely unknown in English-language literature.
A re-run of the interview with U R Ananthamurthy from the July issue.
Arul Gaspar pays tribute to the late writer, Nadine Gordimer, who was an agent for political and social commitment
Tanuj Solanki responds to Amitava Kumar’s article, “The Shiver of the Real” from May 2014 issue of The Caravan
Arvind Radhakrishnan & Sudeep Reguna interviews noted writer and Jnanpith winner, Prof. U. R. Ananthamurthy
Robert Boucheron refers to essays of Montaigne while on the subject of reading
The Bangalore Review pays tribute to Maya Angelou