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Writing Rumi in Whitman’s Image: On Coleman Barks, and the Appropriation of Rumi’s Poetry

By |2019-12-04T12:05:05+01:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: North India, North India Readings, Poetry, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Barks looks to create a rendition of Rumi that is intelligible to him. This endeavor manifests as a form of Orientalism, however subtle: it is Barks’ project to create Rumi and Rumi's poetry in his own image.

The West-Eastern Lyric: Modernist Poetry between Asia and Europe

By |2017-11-15T17:25:45+01:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A one-day workshop organised by MULOSIGE (SOAS, University of London) in collaboration with the Centre for European Literature, University of Kent

Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures

By |2017-03-28T13:10:21+01:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |

Discussion with Professor Aamir R. Mufti (UCLA) of his book Forget English: Orientalisms and World Literatures - a powerful and authoritative intervention in the discussion of world literature and the hegemony of English.

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