… This was the body of a beautiful young woman, conventionally an object of desire, and yet it was a body from which all desire had been eliminated. But this was nothing so crass as carnal desire, not for her—rather, or so it seemed, what she had renounced was the very life that her body represented …
Public and participative discussion on the mesmerising symbolism of Han Kang’s The Vegetarian (2007).
Explore the text and pick a few passages to discuss together !
Free and open to all !
Saturday 22 April 2017
India Habitat Centre, Delhi