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Posted on 30 September 2018 | 3:04 am
A look at VS Naipaul - a man who cast doubt
Jamaica GleanerA look at VS Naipaul - a man who cast doubt on post-colonial liberal certaintiesJamaica GleanerVidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul's early life was lived in the detritus of the colonial history of indenture and the vast forced movement of people from the South Asian subcontinent to Africa and the Caribbean. Between 1833 (the abolition of slavery) and ...
Posted on 29 September 2018 | 10:02 pm
No country for Naipaul - American Enterprise
No country for NaipaulAmerican Enterprise InstituteAs French recalls, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was named for a Chandela king, from the dynasty that built the Hindu temples of Khajuraho. Under less than ideal circumstances – first in Trinidad and then in England – he preserved a sense of himself as ...
Posted on 24 September 2018 | 6:55 am
Tribute: Nobel prize-winning author VS
Options The EdgeTribute: Nobel prize-winning author VS NaipaulOptions The EdgeThe “passage” of Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul — son of Seerprasad Naipaul, middle-income journalist for the Trinidad Times and never-to-be novelist, scion of indentured labourers — from Chaguanas in the Caribbean island of Trinidad to Oxford ...
Posted on 4 September 2018 | 9:36 pm
OPINION: A storyteller's tribute to VS
ABS-CBN News (blog)OPINION: A storyteller's tribute to VS NaipaulABS-CBN News (blog)There were many Sir Vidia Naipaul's (full name: Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul). There was the gauche colonial from Trinidad, eking out a living on the margins of literary London; the chronicler of Empires in retreat – Conrad's supposed heir; a western ...
Posted on 4 September 2018 | 12:07 am
London gets a taste of Zee Jaipur Lit Fest
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
“Karnad’s tirade against Vidia (Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul) in Mumbai was unnecessary and out of context. The comments were not suitable and unexpected from a fellow literary figure,” Nadira said. “Karnad is an idiot and fool to understand the ...
Posted on 17 May 2015 | 12:45 pm
London gets a taste of Jaipur litfest
"Karnad's tirade against Vidia (Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul) in Mumbai was unnecessary and out of context. The comments were not suitable and unexpected from a fellow literary figure," Nadira said. "Karnad is an idiot and fool to understand the essence ...
Posted on 16 May 2015 | 8:22 pm
Namaste, Trinidad and Tobago
Kamla Persad-Bissessar seems to be everywhere this afternoon in Trinidad and Tobago’s capital Port of Spain ... But nothing comes close to the adulation enjoyed by Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul. A short walk into the narrow lanes of the East Indian ...
Posted on 29 January 2015 | 9:06 pm
A book-lover’s delight
was regarded as a big success due to its emphasis on international literature communication and the introduction of a group of high profile guests including Nobel laureate Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, famous US poet Robert Hass and Hungarian writer ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 12:42 pm
Curtain falls on 2014 Shanghai Book Fair
Nobel laureate in literature, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, said Shanghai Book Fair was perfect. The 82-year-old British author thanked Shanghai and the event organizer before leaving the city. The 11th Shanghai Book Fair closed yesterday. The seven-day ...
Posted on 20 August 2014 | 10:00 am