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Sunday, 21 April 2013





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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, a permanent refugee

Ruth Jhabvala has gained international reputation as a writer of fiction as well as film scripts. In the West, she is better known for her film scripts such as Howards End and A Room with a View, for both of which she won Academy awards and was nominated for one for her scripts, based on Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel, Remains of the Day. It is a remarkable achievement.

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Sighting the site for Socrates

The dimensions of defining a theatre performance took on a new meaning in certain ways on April 4 at the Sarachchandra open air theatre of the Peradeniya University, which is more commonly known as the Wala (pit), as the Sinhala production Socrates directed by Pujitha De Mel came alive on the steps of the theatre which reversed the politics of performance space by putting the players on what is otherwise the space of the viewers,

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Cultural Scene

Aquinas expounds his views on friendship

“Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God” Deviating from the series on Of Grammatology by Jack Derrida, this week’s column is dedicated to examine the seminal theological thesis of Aquinas on charity as friendship in relation to recent publication titled Friendship,

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