A Lady Writing a Letter, or A Lady Writing, is an oil painting by 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, completed in 1665. The National Gallery of Art (Washington DC) currently displays this painting, donated by Harry and Horace Havemeyer in 1962.
Edwin Austin Abbey was an American muralist, illustrator and painter. He rose to prominence during the beginning of what is now known as the “golden age” of illustration. His works had medieval, Shakespearean and Victorian subjects.
Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895 – 1975) was a Russian literary theorist who made contributions to diverse disciples but his contribution towards literature is accounted from his The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays (Bakhtin, 2010), which shows congruence to many postmodernist thoughts.
Literary works on post partition India generally deal with people’s experience during the period following the partition of India and Pakistan. The period following partition was a period of great suffering, trauma, sacrifice and adjustment.
Considered as a Golden Age, Indian civilisation under the Gupta rule witnessed a new epoch in its history of growth and development.
“Drinking Alone under the Moon” is one of Li Bai’s signature poetries which deal with the ancient social custom of drinking.
The most initial attempts to depict the history of women were more of a mirror image of history of men too. It was only the importance of men and their superior powers which was depicted in the early days of history. They gave importance to politics, economy and military and their own importance to it.
Susanna Moodie (1803-1885) devoted her life, writing about the experiences about immigration and colonialism. Many of her novels are “emigrant’s guide” for people desiring to settle in Canada.