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P. Lal becomes de-facto sole proprietor of WW, takes up Visiting Professor positions overseas to fund WW and makes the design innovation of handloom sari-bound volumes, later adding gold-embossed titles in his calligraphy. This design won first prize in the National Printing and Binding Awards, received in Delhi by Tulamiah Mohiuddin, WW’s binder. Debut books: Under Orion (Keki Daruwalla) and Tribute to Papa and Other Poems (Mamta Kalia). Asif Currimbhoy entrusts WW with the publication of all his plays, starting […]

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WRITERS WORKSHOP was founded in 1958, consisting of a group of writers headed by Professor P. Lal who agreed in principle that English had proved its ability, as a language, to play a creative role in Indian literature, through original writing and translation. Its task was of defining and substantiating the role by discussion and diffusion of creative writing and transcreation from India and other English-using countries. Discussions were held on Sunday mornings at 162/92 Lake Gardens, Kolkata 700045, and diffusion […]

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Description: Author: Asif Currimbhoy Pages: 80 Year of Publication: First published 1970, Second edition 1982, Third edition 1993, Fourth edition 2011. Price: HB Rs 150 ISBN: 978-93-5045-002-4 (9789350450024) About the Book: One of India’s finest English playwrights, Asif Currimbhoy’s Goa was staged for the first time in 1965. Since then it has had several productions, including one on Broadway in 1968 and later in India and Singapore. Commentators have considered it to be one of his most balanced and striking […]

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