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    I want to compare the Hindi film adaptation Haider of Shakespeare’s Hamlet with the original play and write a research paper on this.

    The political commentary on Kashmir’s situation is strong in...
  2. It was one of the most captivating piece of...

    It was one of the most captivating piece of drama. The Penguin edition I had, had an interview with Williams as well in the appendix of the book. You can sense his satisfaction and achievement with...
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    If we could have a definition why would we have...

    If we could have a definition why would we have literature?
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    My lack of knowledge of the socio-political...

    My lack of knowledge of the socio-political realities of Nigeria is perhaps why I could not relate to the novel that much. For me the novel takes place in an almost imagined space. If you know some...
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    I think it should be pretty darn hard. Otherwise...

    I think it should be pretty darn hard. Otherwise the book that comes out will be just . . . not worth reading. Nietzsche said in Thus Spake Zarathustra:

    Another century of readers—and spirit...
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    I read Purple Hibiscus some 4-5 years back. And...

    I read Purple Hibiscus some 4-5 years back. And that was before I entered my masters in Literature. Haven't got around to read any other of her novels. Her prose was gripping. The narratorial voice...
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    This is such a lovely question. In Indian...

    This is such a lovely question. In Indian mythology there is a pantheon of characters. In particular if you look at the Mahabharata, there are so many stories besides the central story. A great...
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    Thanks! I am reading the Oxford very short...

    Thanks! I am reading the Oxford very short introduction.
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    Help regarding reading Derrida

    I recently started reading Writing and Difference by Derrida. I am finding the text remarkably interesting. At the same time I find it dauntingly difficult as well. Can somebody suggest something to...
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    Bhakti poetry has been a rich and diverse...

    Bhakti poetry has been a rich and diverse tradition of Poetry in India. Kabir, Rahim, Tulsi, Namdeo, Tukaram have been major proponents. Urdu and Persian poetry from seventeenth century onward is...
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    Getting interested in realist literature

    I am feeling pretty excited about my new found interest in realist literature. A little bit about me - I recently finished masters in English literature after graduating with an engineering degree. I...
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    Thank You folks. That helped.

    Thank You folks. That helped.
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    City Spaces in literature

    I am preparing for an M.Phil proposal and the following interview. The topic for my research is modernist spaces, particularly the New York city, in the fictions of F Scott Fitzgerald. Please suggest...
  14. Dostoyevsky - enthusiasts, experts... a few questions, reading related.

    Hello!

    I am finishing my masters in English literature. I will take a break after this. I can go for further studies but I do not really want to. I want to study on my own and Dostoyevsky is...
  15. Thanks a lot! :-)

    Thanks a lot! :-)
  16. Need help regarding "linguistic devices"

    What are linguistic devices?

    I am not finding a book, a web link, research articles. . . nothing! Are these not defined properly? The best I have found on the web are the following:

    Dramatic or...
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    Hey Sancho, The girl I am dating had a similar...

    Hey Sancho,

    The girl I am dating had a similar thing about literature. I gave her Sanctuary by William Faulkner which is simultaneously a thriller and a stream of consciousness writing. She...
  18. Are undergrad and postgrad courses in literature primarily political education?

    I am in the third and penultimate semester of masters in English literature. I am an engineering graduate and have shifted to literature a year and a half back. In classrooms I have seen professors...
  19. Thread: God

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    doubly posted.

    doubly posted.
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    You seem to be wanting to question the existence...

    You seem to be wanting to question the existence of God, asking if he is only some sort of a reward (a similar theme can be pursuit of goodness). The imagery you bring is specifically cultural - blue...
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    restlessness that I am going through

    I am still new to the field. One and a half semesters of masters in English Literature. Excitement and inclinations towards a variety of specific directions is driving me crazy. Sometimes I get...
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    @JBI And what about piracy? The way it is in...

    @JBI

    And what about piracy? The way it is in movies right now, it will be very convenient that way for the books as well. But then that will hurt creative artists. I don't know what is being done...
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    Bad bestsellers are like bastard children of...

    Bad bestsellers are like bastard children of older classics, but then someone can say that this is an insult to children born outside marriages.
  24. Suggestion needed regarding Swift and Gogol

    I had Swift and Gogol in different courses in last semester. In December I am going to give another run to the two. I want to know the authors, their works, their reception, criticism and how they...
  25. For both the questions my answer is Meursault...

    For both the questions my answer is Meursault from The Outsider by Camus. The way he lived, the way he loved, the way he died and before that the way he grabbed the priest who came to atone him of...
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