Books  /  Published 13.06.19

Shakespeare: Transcending boundaries

In his poem “The Sun Rising”, John Donne uses two words to identify India: spice and mine. Donne’s 16th-century contemporaries would have made the same connection. Reorienting the discourse in t...
By Souvik Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.18

Kartarpur corridor will help India-Pakistan ties

Sir — The decision to create the Kartarpur corridor, intended to enable Sikh pilgrims from India to visit the gurdwara in Pakistan without a visa, is welcome (“Build bridges”, Nov 30). It shows ...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 02.02.20

The relevance of King Lear in today’s world

At the discussion christened King Lear in 2020 as part of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with The Telegraph held at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall’s Western Quadrangle on Jan...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Books  /  Published 14.06.19

Fathers in fiction

Author: William ShakespeareFather: King LearKing Lear is a person revered by all but not loved by two of his daughters. However, the deeds of his daughters dictated by greed, has always been a point o...
By Ankit Santra

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Shakespeare in classroom and beyond

In Aparna Sen’s 36, Chowringhee Lane, there were two characters who taught English in school, the central character Violet Stoneham, who taught in a tireless, listless way explaining the words to ya...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta


Arts  /  Published 16.05.20

Taking theatre online

Theatre derives its lifeblood through social gathering and the intimate interface between various categories of stakeholders. With social distancing and isolation constituting the new normal, a death-...
By Dipankar Sen

Arts  /  Published 13.12.18

King Lear in Kathakali finally makes it to India

In association with Alliance Francaise, Annette has presented Kathakali King Lear in New Delhi (December 6), Chennai (December 8), Mumbai (December 13) and Pune (December 15). It will now be performed...
By Smita Tripathi

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.18

July is a distant memory

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Rather long waitBoris Johnson is working on his biography of William Shakespeare in spite of his many preoccupations, such as trying to replace Theresa May as prime min...
By Amit Roy


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