Amitava Kumar

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Mimicking Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’, a poet’s scathing critique of the Indian nationalist project

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Naipaul’s Naxalites

The Nobel laureate rails against failed revolutionaries in India and then, perhaps in the interest of fairness, strikes a few blows at England's working class.

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