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Zulfikar Ghose

Poets as critics

John Dryden and Alexander Pope’s expressions of what constituted a great poem set an example that has been followed by Published Aug 28, 2016 07:24am

The Faustian saga

A look at the German legend of Faust and an array of artistic and literary works it has influenced throughout history Updated Jul 10, 2016 08:45am

To inspire young writers

On writing in a foreign language — English — and the penchant for using quotations Published Apr 10, 2016 06:58am

COLUMN: In the light of chance

On the brilliance of Joseph Conrad and what his correspondence reveals about his literary struggles and writing process Published Feb 21, 2016 07:11am

COLUMN: Not lost in translation

Translated works of foreign-language authors open up a whole new world of literature for writers and readers alike Published Nov 15, 2015 06:59am

Poetry: The Cosmic Dance

Zulfikar Ghose is a poet, novelist and literary critic. Apart from criticism and poetry, he has also penned many novels. Updated Mar 02, 2015 04:07pm

COLUMN: Recycled popular novels

IN the reception room of a doctor’s office that I visit twice a year there is a shelf filled with novels donated ... Published Feb 01, 2015 06:14am

COLUMN: Advice to a young poet

THE best response an established older writer can make to young writers who send him their work for criticism and... Published Jun 15, 2014 09:08am

Column: Diderot, our contemporary

DENIS Diderot is universally acknowledged as one of the leading thinkers of the 18th-century Enlightenment. As a... Published Apr 27, 2014 06:28am