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Published: 27 September 2018

352 Pages | 10 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198793823

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The Origins of Dislike

Amit Chaudhuri

  • A fascinating and thought-provoking selection of essays from an award-winning novelist, poet, literary critic, and musician
  • Explores critical 'dislike' as a form of intense engagement
  • Features unpublished lectures delivered at some of the world's major universities
  • Includes chapters on Western art, Asian cinema, Indian regional writing, Asian poetry, the Bhagavad Gita, Rabindranath Tagore, and Rudyard Kipling
  • Reveals how re-thinking modernity can help us understand both creative practice and literary history
  • Questions the dividing line between creativity and thought