Goan writing in English and all that…


A phone call this morning from a journalist colleague reminded me to put down a recent experience: trying to understand the depth of Goan writing in English. A hopelessly difficult job, given that one’s own journalistic perspective does not make for the detailed examination that such a subject, more than any other, requires. Alice (Barnetto) D’Cruz, a college classmate now heading the English Department at St Xaviers (Mapusa), had some weeks back phoned to mention plans for a program to discuss this theme. Being out of any form of academic activity for ages, and having lost pretensions about continuing research … Continue reading Goan writing in English and all that…