Questions tagged [v-s-naipaul]

Questions about the Trinidadian-British writer V. S. Naipaul (Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, 1932 – 2018) and his works. He is known for novels such as 'A House for Mr Biswas' (1961), 'In a Free State' (1971), 'A Bend in the River' (1979) and 'The Enigma of Arrival' (1987). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001.

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What was the unspeakable act that V.S. Naipaul committed while at Oxford University?

On 28 Sep. 1952, V.S. Naipaul wrote the following to his father: The very fact that I can write about future plans ought to hearten you. You see, I have really been suffering from an abnormal ...
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How is the concept of cultural encounter treated in the short story “One Out of Many”?

In the story "One Out of Many" by V.S. Naipaul, how is the concept of cultural encounter treated? I have a few questions about that: Is the author aware of the cultural encounter theme? How does he ...