Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan on the graphic novelist Sarnath Banerjee, whose When Banerjee’s first book, “Corridor,” about the patrons of a. by Sarnath Banerjee. Many moons ago Sepoy posted about the forthcoming ‘first ever’ graphic novel from India, Corridor, by Sarnath Banerjee. In Corridor, one of the earliest graphic novels to be published in India, artist and filmmaker Sarnath Banerjee uses text and image to portray the.

Author: Gotilar Magor
Country: Philippines
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Relationship
Published (Last): 16 May 2014
Pages: 149
PDF File Size: 18.31 Mb
ePub File Size: 5.61 Mb
ISBN: 325-2-83540-738-7
Downloads: 98340
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mikazshura

Corridor: A Graphic Novel, Sarnath Banerjee (2004)

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat One can always try, however, so let us start cordidor creating a list of things that are important in both Corridor and Barn Owl: I sought to read something that would make me laugh.

Still has some great bits that really capture the rhythms and byways of a city. It is through these conversations that the origins of things are often discussed, although interestingly, in Barn Owlmany originary stories are presented in a manner that is not framed by conversation, and appear to stand on their own.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The very beginning of Corridor hints at the soul-searching angst that Banerjee represents throughout his work. Skip to content Home About.

Corridor: A Graphic Novel by Sarnath Banerjee | BookDragon

Theories lead us to the theme of…people hanging banrjee, since many theories, histories and ideas are discussed in both works over the course of adda sessions in Connaught Circle and various cafes, streets and parks in Calcutta. The lecture he receives about morality includes a collage of images from film posters, advertisement billboards, etcetera, that look suitably kitschy.


Banerjee takes the readers through seedy by-lanes of quack sexologists with Shintu looking for his sande-kal-tel of some sort to have superhuman vigour in bed.

The plot is non-linear meandering through human emotions- black, white and grey. The narrative of Corridor: In Corridorthe mapping of Connaught Circle is of primary importance and serves to corridir the narrative, much of which takes place in a bookshop in the outer circle.

This is a good attempt at a graphic novel. This quest mostly involves hanging around with various characters who have no information for him but have much to banerjjee on a variety of topics. And if he gets the corridr object in the collection, he is effectively signifying his own death.

Chapati Review: Two Graphic Novels by Sarnath Banerjee

International Multidisciplinary Research Journal www. Retrieved from ” https: I’m really not impressed with this book.

Like Banerjee himself did, Brighu has moved from Banerkee to Delhi. Usually the stories touch upon the shadier part of the character’s life, and most of them are good. In the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi sits Jehangir Rangoonwalla, enlightened dispenser of tea, wisdom, and second-hand books.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The bespectacled, nerdy Dutta is provoked to a frenzy by a bunch of goons when he is with his girlfriend Dolly, and, egged on in his head by Marxist leaders like Che Guevara, he ganerjee them up only to succumb to a mosquito bite. Want to Read saving…. One comes across the narrator speaking with a lady over a cup of coffee sitting at a pub roundtable talking about his singlehood.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

He regresses to the anal phase- expressed by accumulation and retention. In short the reader must participate in an active manner to read hanerjee. Banerjee uses text to describe the seafaring storytellers on the basis of his own drawings of Ibn Battuta, Marco Polo, et al.

Sarmath Dutta is the fourth type of storyteller, the kind that Benjamin had neglected to theorize:. Dec 23, Nishant Jha rated it liked it. The smell of death that he carries home from a placeless space like morgue becomes the hindrance because of which his daughter keeps away from Murthy.

Newly married and unable to banerjer his bride in bed, Shintu visits hakims for aphrodisiacs. This site uses cookies. But really he is trying to re-collect himself.