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R. Singh quotes from Rabindranath Tagore’s essay The Meaning of Art |   ‘ ‘‘The sign of greatness in great geniuses is their enormous capacity for borrowing . . . only mediocrities are ashamed and afraid of borrowing for they do not know how to pay back the debt in their owncoin . . . our artists were never tiresomely reminded of the obvious fact that they were Indians . . . they had the freedom to be naturally Indian in spite of all the borrowings that they indulged in’’ ’

R. Singh quotes from Rabindranath Tagore’s essay The Meaning of Art | ‘ ‘‘The sign of greatness in great geniuses is their enormous capacity for borrowing . . . only mediocrities are ashamed and afraid of borrowing for they do not know how to pay back the debt in their owncoin . . . our artists were never tiresomely reminded of the obvious fact that they were Indians . . . they had the freedom to be naturally Indian in spite of all the borrowings that they indulged in’’ ’

Hermann Hesse http://media-cache-ec4.pinterest.com/736x/66/ce/08/66ce08018b5d59d1950b76b0bf0e8134.jpg

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

Edgar Allan Poe--I read he had a very kind-hearted aunt and uncle who raised him but was an alcoholic and part-time cokehead. Hmmmmm.....

Edgar Allan Poe--I read he had a very kind-hearted aunt and uncle who raised him but was an alcoholic and part-time cokehead. Hmmmmm.....

"She had always wanted words, she loved them; grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape." - Michael Ondaatje

"She had always wanted words, she loved them; grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape." - Michael Ondaatje

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