Browsing Archive: July, 2011

Call for Submissions for a special Mosaic issue on Blindness

Posted by Satendra Singh on Thursday, July 28, 2011,

Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature is bringing out a special issue on Blindness. This issue will bring together critical and disability theories to address historical and contemporary studies and interpretations of blindness across various genres, as well as studies of, to use Samuel Weber’s title words (in Institution and Interpretation), “the blindness of the seeing eye.” We seek submissions relating to any of the following: blindness as disability; blindn...

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Lack of energy not spirits!

Posted by Lalit Kumar on Saturday, July 16, 2011,

It’s night time. And sleep is nowhere near me. I need a paracetamol for I am in pain. I had gone to bed but all I could do is to turn over and over again. My back, wrists, elbows, shoulders and legs –all parts of screaming of pain.

And, at this moment, I am feeling a wee bit disheartened. I don’t know why. So, I thought of writing it all down in hope to be able to straighten my thoughts.

 It was a good day today. I did a lot of work and met a new friend in the evening for a coffee. I am...

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Physically Challenged; Sexually Challenging..!

Posted by Abha Khetarpal on Monday, July 11, 2011,

Cultural, political legal and philosophical aspects are intrinsically involved when ever there is a discussion about human sexuality. Morality, ethics, spirituality and even religion also do get involved in it.

But if we see from the psychological point of view, there are four basic drives which throw human beings to perform any kind of action. These are hunger, thirst, avoidance of pain and sexual urges.

Sex being a form of energy, plays a primal role in expressions of emotions and feeling...

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