Amitava Kumar

India (for Safdar Hashmi)

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

Jan 14, 2013

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.

Jul 12, 2005

Dec 01, 1999

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