Mechanisms of Totalitarianism in Kundera's "The Joke"

On the 1st of April 1929, the Czech Republic’s most recognized living writer, and author of the highly acclaimed novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being… 750 more words


Hah! I was right. But it's no laughing matter

So Viktor Yanukovych is in Russia. I seem to have made a well-judged, early guess (along with many, many better qualified others, I’m sure) on his potential whereabouts. 239 more words

'Every existence speaks a language of its own': on the ghazal pt. 4

8/4/68 for Aijaz Ahmad

If these are letters, they will have to be misread.
If scribblings on a wall, they must tangle with all the others. 484 more words

Witness Of Poetry