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Estuary, Exclusive excerpt, Featured, Kumarasurar, Mangasuri, Meghas, Nandini Krishnan, Online Exclusive, Perumal Murugan, Translation

Translated from Tamil by Nandini Krishnan, 'Estuary' is the delicate story of a father and his son, and of the family at large, focusing on the weight of familial expectations in the life of a salaried, middle-class man
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December 12, 2019

Find Your Language

Photographed by Joshua Navalkar

The number of mother tongues spoken in India runs into the thousands, yet in the arena of mainstream literature, where English continues to dominate, only a fraction of the significant writing being produced finds a platform. Verve highlights flash fiction in Urdu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam, exclusively authored for us by four bilingual wordsmiths...
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Musings, Language Translation
January 03, 2018

On The Art Of Translation

Text by Shanta Gokhale

When a work is published in a tongue other than its original, the writer and its readers vastly benefit. Drawing from her personal experiences, Shanta Gokhale explains how not just culture but also languages are enhanced by the creative process
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