Bombay, 1943. The young Parsi actress who was playing Salome in the newly founded Theatre Group’s production of Oscar Wilde’s eponymously titled play drew the line at performing the Dance of th...
On 18 March 1871, the people of Paris opened the door to utopia. Over 72 days, the workers built new institutions and advanced the practice of democracy. The forces of counter-revolution regrouped,...
Saleem Kidwai is a medieval historian, scholar and translator. He has co-edited Same-sex Love in India: Readings from Literature and History, a pioneering work documenting and exploring the indigen
Anubha Yadav is an academic and writer based in Delhi. She has been teaching broadcast studies since 15 years at the University of Delhi. A member of the International Screenwriting Network, she ha
William Dalrymple was born in Scotland. His first book, In Xanadu, written when he was twenty-two, was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. In 1989, he moved to Delhi where he li
Radha Chakravarty teaches literature at Gargi College, University of Delhi. She is the author of Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers: Rethinking Subjectivity. Her books in translation include B
Raymond Henry Williams (31 August 1921 - 26 January 1988) was a Welsh academic, writer and socialist.
David G. Cooper (1931-1986) was a psychiatrist and theorist who was prominent in the anti-psychiatry movement. Cooper graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1955. He moved to London, wh