Kālidāsa

  Kālidāsa, whose name literally means "servant of Kali" was a famous writer, generally regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. Sanskrit...

Nart Sagas

In the Caucasus, the  Northern faces of the Caucasian mountains, the plains nearer Europe, the coasts of the Black Sea and the rivers valleys...

Leo Africanus, a Man between Two Worlds

  Leo Africanus was a complex character who led a rich and adventurous life. Actually, he was not really an African, but an Arab born...

Slavonic Tales on The Sacrifice of the Son

  The Bulgarian story The three brothers and God invites us to reflect on how the character of oral literature is both transnational and specifically...

Rahman Baba: The Poet of Mysteries

Virtually unknown in Italy, Abdul Rahman Baba is one of the most loved and revered poets among the Pashtuns from Pakistan and Afghanistan.      He...

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Feud

The first season of Feud was transmitted between March and April 2017. It has 8 episodes and it is based on the true story...

Rae Armantrout – And

1 Tense and tenuous grow from the same root as does tender in its several guises: the sour grass flower; the yellow moth. 2 I would not confuse the bogus with the spurious. The bogus is a sore thumb while...

Rae Armantrout: Writing poems is, for me, a way of asking questions

Rae Armantrout is the author of sixteen books of poems, including Conjure (Wesleyan, 2020), Wobble (2018), a finalist for the National Book Award, Partly,...

Rae Armantrout – With

It’s well that things should stir inconsequentially around me like this patina of shadow, flicker, whisper, so that I can be still. * I write things down to show others later or to show myself that I am...

Reading second-language writing

Exophonic writers – those who write in a language other than their primary or so-say native tongue – choose to do so for many...