Sofia Arslan Qadeer

  • TOn Shakespeare’s birth anniversary last year, the Globe Theatre touring the whole world, re-enacting Shakespearean plays, handpicked Kinnaird College solely out of the whole country as its venue to stage Hamlet. All credits for this glorious accomplishment are directed towards none other than ...

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  • TWysten Hugh Auden is remembered as one of the best American poets of the 20th century. Even much before the time that the World War II broke out, Auden was engaged in highlighting various loopholes in the political systems of the world which engendered flaws in the social apparatus as well as the ...

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  • TWordsworth said that the collection of poetry he and Coleridge collaborated on, the Lyrical Ballads, was an “experiment”. The Lyrical Ballads was a joint venture by Wordsworth and Coleridge, aimed at unraveling the secrets of poetry that could veritably provide a fertile soil to ...

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  • T “The feeling that she never got her life’s fulfillment made his heart contract with love, coupled by his own incapability to make it up to her brought to him a sense of impotence…”_ D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence is rated as one of the greatest ...

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  • TThe Caribbean territories were colonized by the British, the French and the Dutch forces numerous times—the most prominent of the colonized spans being in the 17th century. Like most of Derek Walcott’s plays, Dream on Monkey Mountain, is set on a Caribbean island. As a literary text, ...

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  • TThe thirteenth-century poet Saadi, is regarded as one of the greatest figures in Persian literature. He is best-known for his chief works Bustan, or The Orchard and Gulistan, or The Rose Garden. Both of these works are filled with semi-autobiographical stories, ...

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  • TSince the Middle Ages the white man has had the habit of naming Africa’s and Asia’s mountains— even the animals and tiny beasties there. What he deliberately does not acknowledge or like to name, are the human beings that he encounters there. Why is the European philosophy, ...

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  • TThe Nigerian playwright, Wole Soyinka, was born into a Yoruba family in Abeokuta. A Dance of the Forests being one of the most renowned of Wole Soyinka's plays was presented for the first time at the Nigerian Independence celebrations in 1960. This year on October 1, ...

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  • TFor years in our society, there has been an age-old crotchety debate over Imagination vs. Reality and Creativity vs. Practicability; in essence the debate over Literature vs. Science. Students of literature are considered to be too deeply immersed in their utopian view of life, which is ...

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