West indian literature

Writer Irena Brezna receives German PEN Prize

1968 was a fateful year for Irena Brezna. At just 18, she fled Bratislava, Slovakia, to Switzerland after the Prague Spring. She ended up in Basel and never left. She has dealt with and told her story of migration several…

Governor awards Manipur Literature Award to Beryl

No more news November 18, 2021 | 10:35 p.m. Patna, November 18 (UNI) The Jash-ne Tika Prize was awarded Thursday by Minister of Health Mangal Pandey for his outstanding contribution to vaccination against COVID-19. see more.. November 18, 2021 |…

Governor awards Manipur Literature Award to Beryl

No more news November 18, 2021 | 10:35 p.m. Patna, November 18 (UNI) The Jash-ne Tika Prize was awarded Thursday by Minister of Health Mangal Pandey for his outstanding contribution to vaccination against COVID-19. see more.. November 18, 2021 |…

How the Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 will be different

The Jaipur Literature Festival returns to the Pink City from January 28 to February 1, 2022 for its 15th edition. The festival, which placed Jaipur on the world map of literary events, was held virtually in 2021 due to Covid…

Global Internet Literature Market 2021 Key Players, Industry Updates, Outlook & COVID-19 Impact Analysis 2027 – The UK Directory

MarketsandResearch.biz just made a Global Internet Literature Market from 2021 to 2027 research that offers a comprehensive picture of the industry, including product information, market segmentation, and other data. The study takes an in-depth look at the global Internet literature…

Smriti Irani becomes an author with her first novel “Lal Salaam”

Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has become an author with her debut novel “Lal Salaam”, Westland publishing house has announced. The novel, inspired by the tragic murders of 76 CRPF members in Dantewada in April 2010, is a tribute to…

Your guide to the 12th Tata Literature Live! Mumbai Litfest

A carnival for bibliophiles and writers, the prestigious Tata Literature Live! Mumbai Litfest is back for its twelfth edition with a sensational lineup and an extravagant mix of events including panel discussions and workshops. The three-day Literary Gala, Nov. 18-21,…

How to approach English and literature today?

We were in the second year in the English department of Dhaka University in 1995. During a conference, a young professor presented the Orientalism in class while teaching Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe. At that time, the English departments in Bangladesh…

Jaipur Literature Festival to Return in ‘Hybrid Avatar’ Next Year

The Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the country’s biggest literary events, will return next year in a hybrid model, with both a field presence and a virtual presence, allowing a wider audience to book lovers to access the festival. Scheduled…

Will our filmmakers turn to literature? – The New Indian Express

Express news service While searching for a panel discussion on “From Book to Film / OTT”, I was struck by the list of adaptations: the large number of films in all languages, adapted from books, made me wonder why we…

Subversions: Essays on Life and Literature

Macaulay people Writers rarely ask themselves abstract questions about writing. However, very early in my writing career, I found myself faced with the question of where my writing belonged. A question that perhaps came out of the absolute isolation in…

India News | ITBP seizes numerous guns, explosive components and naxal literature from Chhattisgarh in joint operation

New Delhi [India]Nov. 11 (ANI): The Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) in a joint operation with Chhattisgarh police on Thursday morning recovered numerous firearms, improvised explosive device (IED) components and Naxal literature in a densely forested area of ​​the Rajnandgaon…

Tata Literature Live Awards! Festival announced

It’s book award season and a number of nominee lists are coming out daily. Tata literature live! The Festival’s literary prize list includes Irwin Allan Sealy for his Asoca: A Sutra (PenguinRandom House); Sunjeev Sahota for China Room (Penguin Random…

Electronic Literature (Digital Literature) Market Size, Analysis 2028 | Key players – Qidian, Tencent, Jinjiang Wenxue, Alibaba, Google, Zongheng Yahoo

New Jersey, United States, – A recent market research report added to the verified market research repository is an in-depth analysis of the Electronic Literature Market (Digital Literature). Based on the analysis of the historical growth and current scenario of…

Omar El Akkad wins Canadian Literature Award

Omar El Akkad, Egyptian-Canadian author and journalist, author of an account of the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child, won Canada’s richest literary award. El Akkad won the Scotiabank Giller Award for his book “What Strange Paradise”…

The Performatura Performance Literature Festival is here to heal

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is bringing back PPE or Performatura: Pandemic Edition. This international performance literature festival will be held from November 22 to 24, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., via Zoom and Facebook livestream….

Kalinga Literature Festival to be held in Bhubaneswar from December 10-12

The eighth edition of the popular Kalinga Literature Festival (KLF) will be held in Bhubaneswar from December 10 to 12. The literary festival aims to spark discussions globally and nationally over India’s 75 years. He will celebrate the feast of…

“Literature focused on societal good remains timeless”

Literature and poetry that emphasize the good of society remain timeless and this is why epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata continue to inspire even today, the vice president said on Friday. Mr. Venkaiah Naidu. Speaking at the Golden…

Universities must translate all literature into Indian languages ​​| Latest India News

The Center called on all universities across the country to translate their learning materials and literature into all Indian languages ​​as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) government celebration to mark 75 years of independence from India. Universities…

Mysuru 2021 Literature Festival ends: Krupakar-Senani takes audiences on a wild ride

“The melodious song of Malabar Whistling Thrush now reduced to the tune of a mobile caller” Mysore / Mysore: A final worthy of the fifth edition and the second virtual edition of the Mysuru Literature Festival 2021 hosted by Mysuru…

Memory celebrates the life of Ritu Nanda

The memoir of Raj Kapoor’s daughter, Ritu Nanda, takes a closer look at her life and the various roles she has played, including that of insurance advisor and creator of the popular Niky Tasha line of kitchenettes. Written by Sathya…

Gordon Ramsay’s social media project culminates in cookbook

How did Gordon Ramsay get through his pandemic containment? Getting frantic in a kitchen, of course. The chef with a dizzying array of books, restaurants and TV shows was at home in Cornwall, England with mouths to feed last year…

Subversions: Essays on Life and Literature: The Tribune India

PADMA SHRI and Sahitya Akademi Fellow, novelist Shashi Deshpande has, for more than four long decades, contributed extensively and richly to public debates on the role of the writer and writing in India, and on various social, literary and contemporary…

What it is, why should you care, and where to start

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. India’s long struggle for independence from the British Raj, which began with the Indian Mutiny of 1857, gained momentum after World War II….

Novelist Antje Ravik Strubel wins German Book Prize

Currently, in the literary world, everything seems to revolve around the past: its weight, how we can come to terms with it, learn from it, worry about it or overcome it. In Britain, for example, the historical novel has enjoyed…

New book to tell origin stories from Indian states

A new book, slated for release on October 25, will feature the incredible origin stories of each of India’s 28 states and eight union territories. “The Origin Story of States of India”, published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI), is…

Sunday Reading: Reviews of Classical Literature

In 1981, British critic VS Pritchett published a review of Salman Rushdie’s second novel, “The Midnight Childrena political satire about a boy born in India as the country moves from colonial rule to independence. Rushdie eludes the feints typical of…

Derrick Walcott: A Maker and Changer of West Indian Literature – Pt 2 | Entertainment

(Part 2 of an article based on an interview with Dr Edward Baugh, author of a recent biography of Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott. Part 1 was published last Friday.) BAUGH’s “FIRST meeting” with Walcott turned him on, he told me,…

Derek Walcott: A Creator and Changer of Caribbean Literature – Pt 1 | Entertainment

(Part 1 of an article based on an interview with Dr. Edward Baugh at UWI.) “DEREK WALCOTT was one of the creators and changers of West Indian literature. It was the summary by Professor Emeritus Edward Baugh of the University…

Survey on the “hinterland” of West Indian literature

The tragic muse Oh my God This is my meditation now, before I pray. I think of Mozart, at the heart of its civilization, deserted, not even granted dignity a decent burial. I think of Christ crucified Die in agony,…

Reprints highlight Kyk-Over-Al’s service to Guyanese and Caribbean literature

The event of calm I The mountains slowly emerge out of the mist and clouds This is the epitome of the event of silence when the sun is hot and filled with distant barking of dogs inevitably rises in the…

Stewart Brown examines the treatment of cricket in Caribbean literature

The Guyanese Literature Prize, in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Ministry of Education, organized a “Guyanese Literature Festival” a week ago. It was actually a festival of Caribbean literature. Over a period of five days, there were…

What is West Indian literature?

West Indian literature or Caribbean literature provides an excellent illustration of the currently accepted understanding of what literature means. What is considered the literature of a people? Particularly with regard to West Indian literature, this is well indicated by what…