Articles by Krupa Ge
Aug 02, 2018
After Yesterday: A search for home, hope and love in Appadurai Muttulingam’s translated short storiesA decade after Appadurai Muttulingam’s last collection of short stories in English comes After Yesterday and Other Stories, translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan
Jan 05, 2018
Gayathri Prabhu's If I Had To Tell It Again narrates a story of extraordinary suffering and loveGayathri Prabhu's memoir 'If I Had To Tell It Again' draws a stunning portrait of a relationship between a girl and her father, written after his passing
Nov 26, 2017
From Perumal Murugan's The Goat Thief to Tamil Pulp Fiction, a look at recent notable translationsIn the final part of the series on translation efforts in India, we take a look at all the translated works making news.
Nov 16, 2017
Lakshmi: Furore over Tamil short film shows society can't handle a woman's adultery, even in fictionWhat can explain the overreaction to a simple Tamil short film, Lakshmi, about two married people who may have both cheated?
Nov 11, 2017
Tamil Sangam poetry to Dalit literature, translation provides a window to words that might be lostTranslation, even when we do not notice it, is integral to our lives | #FoundInTranslation | #FWeekend
Oct 29, 2017
Why the translation of vernacular literature in India into English is an act of solidarityThe translation of writings in vernacular languages into English brings voices of revolution and those of the subaltern to the privileged and the powerful — challenging them in their space.
Oct 21, 2017
Found in Translation: A few noteworthy initiatives are helping Indian literature breach the language barrierNurturing of translation talent in India is also a relatively new and interesting space
Sep 17, 2017
A Night with a Black Spider: Charming ordinariness of the people in Ambai's stories are this collection’s strengthAmbai’s stories, set in the world of women, Carnatic music, and conferences, carry a marked sense of self-awareness
Jun 23, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: Choosing Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar shows BJP, Congress need caste to surviveIt is also, of course, a moment to reflect upon the social engineer of independent India, Ambedkar’s vision, as Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar, from communities that have been oppressed historically by India, compete to be entrusted with the task of protecting its very constitution he helped draft.
May 28, 2017
The female Dalit voice, in Tamil verseUma Devi teaches, writes poetry with Dalit feminism, Buddhism and politics as her areas of focus