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  • Marlowian Protagonist

    The Epic of Gilgamesh, a poem by the oldest known human author we can name by name, Shin-eqi-unnini, is a story of Gilgamesh, a historical king of Uruk in Babylonia. Gilgamesh is glorified in this epic: ‘two-third of him (Gilgamesh) is god, one-third of him is human’; ‘Anu (a god) granted him the totality of … Continue reading

  • Samuel Beckett?

    Strolling along the Champs-Élysées Avenue years ago, I still remember Samuel Beckett moving past me with a smirk on his face, stopping and saying to me “Like the unreal city, London, this city of Paris is like a Wrong Side to me; how could you pad along, my friend?” I could always engage myself in … Continue reading