Monthly Archives: September 2015

Notes on Reading and Literature: Translation

This was first posted on Quora as an answer to the question, “When reading a novel translated into English, are we really experiencing what the author intended, given that their original prose has been lost?” Do we ever read what … Continue reading

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Musings: Art, Insight, Perspective

Brief thoughts about art and its social function that took shape on reading Banksy and the Problem With Sarcastic Art, an article in The New York Times Magazine by Dan Brooks. Questions of what constitutes good or bad art, whether art … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading and Literature: My Ten

A while ago, readers on Facebook were tagging each other to list out their ten favourite books. I was tagged too. And since I like making lists, I made one. It had over thirty titles. To whittle it down to … Continue reading

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