Preserving our literary heritage

Emeritus Professor Ken Ramchand of the University of the West Indies at St Augustine, eminent scholar and literary critic, the other day sent me the address he gave as Chairman of the Project Committee at the opening of The Naipaul House in St James, Port-of-Spain, on 10th February. His address records the culmination of the tenacious, long-term effort to preserve “the enduring literary achievements of Seepersad Naipaul, his sons Vidya and Shiva, his grandson Neil Bissoondath and other descendants in the writing line like the poet Vahni Capildeo.”

This is a tale of the dedication and commitment it took to get this deed of cultural preservation done.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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