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Category: Post-modernism

Politics Of Life…

Human beings have learnt about the term Pandemic mainly from novels and movies. One can mention Albert Camus’ The Plague (1947) or Love in the Time of Cholera (1985) by […]

Significance Of Insignificant Thoughts

The idea of Economy held by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) – it may be said – deviated significantly from the mainstream ideas. Those, who […]

A Farewell To Welfare?

French Philosopher Michel Foucault revitalised interest in Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon in his publication ‘Discipline and Punish’ in the 1970’s. He used Bentham’s concept of Panopticon as a way to illustrate […]

Deconstructing The Image Of Reality

THE TECHNOLOGICAL FIXATION: DECONSTRUCTING THE IMAGE OF REALITY IN THE AGE OF PANDEMIC By Ayush Majumdar and Dr Gouri Sankar Nag The sudden familiarity of the human beings with the […]

Film-making & Gender Discrimination…

Meshes of the Afternoon, a 1943 short experimental film directed by Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 – October 13, 1961) and her husband Alexander Hammid, shows a woman, that was […]

Inwards: In Words…

In an article titled ‘Space of Literature‘ (1955; trans. 1982), French Philosopher Maurice Blanchot (September 22, 1907 – February 20, 2003) magnificently portrayed the limitation of an author. According to […]

‘One Should Not Hope For Anything’

“I wanted to write a novel… However, you could find articles, journalism, reviews, letters, and even poems in it…“… this is what Pier Paolo Pasolini (March 5, 1922 – November […]

Theory Of Choice & Modern India…

Dr Partha Chatterjee – the India-born Political Scientist, Historian, Anthropologist, and a Professor of Anthropology and of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University – recently visited his […]

Leftist Politics: A Crisis?

Evolution of Revolution… Is it possible for Art to predict the Reality… that too, well in advance? Jean-Luc Godard – the French-Swiss Film Director, Screenwriter and Film Critic – went […]