‘The Arrival’ by Shaun Tan- A Silent Graphic Novel

‘The Arrival’ is the story of migration, a story of loss and a search for belonging. Through a wordless graphic novel Shaun Tan allows this story of losing and searching to finds its voice not in articulation but in silence. It does not contain the immigrant experience within the codes of language and deposes the… Read More ‘The Arrival’ by Shaun Tan- A Silent Graphic Novel

‘Samskara’ And The Question Of Religious Captivity

‘Samskara’ by U.R. Ananthamurthy (originally written in Kannada) is a novel that raises multiple questions. As pointed out by A.K. Ramanujam ‘question is raised; kept alive, despite possible solutions; maintained, till profounder questions are raised. Answers are delayed until the question is no longer relevant.’ But my point of interest lies in the novel’s treatment… Read More ‘Samskara’ And The Question Of Religious Captivity