Articles by: N Manu Chakravarthy

Kaleidoscopic Images of a Culture

Kaleidoscopic Images of a Culture

Joshy Joseph’s “Laparoscopic Cinemascapes” featuring the veteran Aribam Syam Sharma – now in his 80’s – is actually a kind of a full encounter with the rich and complex dimensions of an oral culture, Manipuri to be specific, and a wise, enlightened soul nourished and nurtured by it emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. The mellow wisdom of an entire culture spreads[Read More…]

by 18/08/2022 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Parables, flying scrolls and fiction: What is evil?

Parables, flying scrolls and fiction: What is evil?

It is easy for derivative theoreticians who cannot creatively comprehend the deconstructive nature of creative texts to dismiss creative processes and their decentered layers and structures by highlighting a single element of a creative text, ignoring the fact that there are innumerable elements in the texts that act on each other to produce multiple levels of meaning and experience. ‘Walking[Read More…]

by 27/08/2021 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature