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.
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.
“Drinking Alone under the Moon” is one of Li Bai’s signature poetries which deal with the ancient social custom of drinking.
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.
Aphra Behn has given much credence to the cause of female writers. Aphra Behn is credited to be one of the first professional women writers of the Restoration period of literature history.
Modern English writing by Indian authors has truly come of age. They have won accolades at home and abroad equally.
Indian literature in English dates back to around two hundred years since 1800, where several authors have written many Indian books in English.