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Widening the Definition of Literature with Bob Dylan

The word ‘literature’ in a dictionary covers many genres of achievement and is the generic name for many sins, writes Farrukh Dhondy. Neverthel...

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

In Agnès Varda’s 1962 film Cléo from 5 to 7 (French title Cléo de 5 à 7)...

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Signs of the time: Silencing the past

Humra Quraishi writes about Jallianwala Bagh, the tragic memories it holds, and the recent renovations made that have snatched...

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The Art of Ramkinkar Baij

Modern Indian sculpture as we know it began with Ramkinkar Baij. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at the works and legacy of a pio...

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Being Rita Hayworth (October 17 1918 to May 14 1987)

How Rita Hayworth has motivated him to write noir and how he cannot completely discard Oedipal undertones in hi...

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The Manipur Man: Bijoykumar Tayenjam

Bijoykumar Tayenjam is an author, a poet and a civil engineer in Imphal, Manipur, writes Vinta Nanda

Silence: The language of God

A piece of appreciation of Martin Scorsese’s 2016 epic historical drama Silence, by Berges Santok

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Posters Forever!

Khalid Mohamed, tracks the spiralling demand for nostalgia-exuding vintage Bollywood posters a...

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Evolution of Pakistani Comedy TV Shows – Part 1

Shafiq Siddiqui walks you through a few comical and satirical TV shows that aired on PTV from the 1960s to the 1980s.

A Book of Tiny Flames

And each flame melting in its own heat, writes Janaky Sreedharan in her review of the book A Red-Necked Green Bird

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