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Monkey, Wine and Culture

Monkey, Wine and Culture

A play in a local language is pulled off stage as it ostensibly offends religious sentiments. This incident finds no mention in the national press or in the English language dailies. On the other hand, a noted writer in English who turns down an award is given prominence. The question thus needs to be asked: Who or what constitutes "culture" in these present times?

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Monkey, Wine and Culture

A play in a local language is pulled off stage as it ostensiblyoffends religious sentiments. This incident finds no mention in thenational press or in the English language dailies. On the otherhand, a noted writer in English who turns down an award is givenprominence. The question thus needs to be asked: Who or whatconstitutes “culture” in these present times?

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