[ilds] ILDS Digest, Vol 127, Issue 1

Ravi Nambiar cnncravi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 21:21:09 PDT 2018


My best wishes for the success of the conference in Chicago.
Ravi Nambiar
>From the land where Lawrence Durrell was born.

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>    1. Gulshan Taneja (James Gifford)
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> Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:04:53 -0700
> From: James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [ilds] Gulshan Taneja
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> Dear all,
>
> I'm very sorry to report the death of Gulshan Taneja.  I'm not aware of
> a formal obituary, but Ravi Nambiar heard through a friend, and James
> Clawson has confirmed through Gulshan's friends on Facebook.
>
> I first met Gulshan some 16 years ago and deeply enjoyed our
> correspondence and occasional meetings.  In checking my files, I
> remember I wrote him a letter from the airport after first meeting him,
> which led to a discussion lasting years.  As he responded, "A personal
> letter duly hand-written is a luxury that one no longer expects to be
> allowed to indulged in too often these days."  But we did indulge.
>
> He was a kind man, a generous scholar, and a delight to discuss
> literature with over a glass of wine. Many of you may know him from
> various Durrell conferences or events, his lively remarks in this forum,
> and his editing of the journal In-between, which published a number of
> pieces on Durrell and did a special issue in 2002.  I'm sad he will not
> be with us in Chicago.
>
> Ave atque vale.
>
> Kind thoughts to you all.
>
> James
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> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2018 13:03:24 +0530
> From: "sharbani banerjee(mukherjee)" <sharbanibm at gmail.com>
> To: James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com>, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> Subject: Re: [ilds] Gulshan Taneja
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> Dear James,
>                        I knew of Dr. Taneja's death shortly after he passed
> away. I'm sorry you did not know. I should have informed you as it was
> through you that I came to know him. His 2002 Issue of 'In Between' was of
> invaluable help to me at the time when I was writing my thesis on Durrell.
>   Since then I have remained connected to him and feel a deep sense of loss
> at his sad demise.
>
> Best
> Sharbani
>
> On Sat 23 Jun, 2018 10:35 am James Gifford, <james.d.gifford at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Dear all,
> >
> > I'm very sorry to report the death of Gulshan Taneja.  I'm not aware of
> > a formal obituary, but Ravi Nambiar heard through a friend, and James
> > Clawson has confirmed through Gulshan's friends on Facebook.
> >
> > I first met Gulshan some 16 years ago and deeply enjoyed our
> > correspondence and occasional meetings.  In checking my files, I
> > remember I wrote him a letter from the airport after first meeting him,
> > which led to a discussion lasting years.  As he responded, "A personal
> > letter duly hand-written is a luxury that one no longer expects to be
> > allowed to indulged in too often these days."  But we did indulge.
> >
> > He was a kind man, a generous scholar, and a delight to discuss
> > literature with over a glass of wine. Many of you may know him from
> > various Durrell conferences or events, his lively remarks in this forum,
> > and his editing of the journal In-between, which published a number of
> > pieces on Durrell and did a special issue in 2002.  I'm sad he will not
> > be with us in Chicago.
> >
> > Ave atque vale.
> >
> > Kind thoughts to you all.
> >
> > James
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