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Q: Literary influences of Arundhati Roy, author of God of Small Things?

ak_namaFirst time posting here so forgive me if this is not an appropriate question. I was wondering if anyone had come across any interview, essay etc. which mentioned Arundhati Roy's literary influences? Or, if you noticed some influences just from reading the God of Small Things, can you please let...

 
 
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Q: Earliest work of English literature featuring “human hunting”

IkWeetHetOokNietGeorge R. R. Martin's first novel, Dying of the Light (1977) contains a manhunt. This is not a manhunt in the context of law enforcement or a military operation, but refers to a “hunting party” in which a group of hunters tracks down and kills other individuals, as a sort of “sport”; their victim...

 
 
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Q: In *Pride and Prejudice*, if either Lizzy or Jane (or Lydia) had a son, then would that son inherit Longbourn?

Andrew OstergaardIn Pride and Prejudice, I understand that because of the entailment, that if Mr Bennett had died, then Mr. Collins would inherit Longbourn. What would happen if one of Mr. Bennett's daughters managed to have a son before Mr. Bennett died? Would Mr. Collins still inherit Longbourn under these circ...

 

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