Monthly Archives: September 2013

Devdas versus Heathcliff

One of my blog readers was interested in discussing her work on Devdas, the novel and the film which Bimal Roy made in 1955. She being a student of feminism used categories of the discipline, namely marriage, patriarchy and so … Continue reading

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Niladrimama, Ishan Scholar

I first knew of the term Ishan Scholar because Niladrimama was one. An Ishan scholar is one who tops the University by topping in every paper. This is a title reserved for graduates of Mathematics from Calcutta University. Niladrimama was … Continue reading

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