Month: August 2020

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Top 4 YouTube Videos Every Aspiring Writer Must Watch

Reading Time: 5 minutes Following your passion in an insanely competitive country like India is almost a philosophical dream that not many are able, or even willing to pursue. And out of all such passions, the rarest of the rare is writing. Don’t get me wrong – everyone loves the idea of having the name on the front cover …

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Thematic Elements in Shudraka’s Mrichchakatika (The Little Clay Cart)

Thematic Elements in Shudraka’s Mrichchakatika (The Little Clay Cart)

Reading Time: 13 minutes Introduction to Shudraka’s Mrichchakatika Sudraka’s Mrichchakatika is among the earliest known plays of Sanskrit Literature. It is widely celebrated as one of the first plays to skip the narration from the perspective of the royals or nobles and depict the life of a common village populace. The underlying story of this iconic play is set …

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My Favourite Authors – Part 1 George Orwell

My Favourite Authors – Part 1: George Orwell

Reading Time: 5 minutes Over the last decade, I have had the opportunity to read some of the most exquisite pieces of literature from all over the world. From Russian classics like The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky to Indian gems like The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga, I consider myself privileged to have been able to get my hands …

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