Henry James was a very famous author in the early 1900s and one of his famous stories is called "The Jolly Corner." The story is about a man named Spencer Brydon who returns to New York after being in England for a long time. The story is actually based off of Henry James's life and how he returned to America after many years. Brydon returns to his old house and another house that he owned. He had inherited both houses while he was away.
He was the oldest of four children of John Butler Yeats, a portrait artist. John Yeats had a forceful personality (O 'Donnell). His personal philosophy was a blend of aestheticism and atheism. William felt it is influence much later as it showed up in his interest in magic and the occult sciences and in his highly original system of aesthetics. His father added
JESUS TRAVELS TO THE EAST From England, Joseph and Jesus returned to Nazareth, and Joseph made arrangements for Jesus to continue his education by enrolling him in a program of studies in the ancient monasteries and temples in the Middle East and India. According to the written records in these monasteries and temples, Jesus traveled along “the Old Silk Road” and spent years at a time studying and meditating in the ancient temples and monasteries in Persia, Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Tibet and Kashmir. Jesus started his journey to the East - to the “Land of the Mystics” – in a comfortable caravan provided by his uncle, Joseph of Arimathea, by travelling north from Palestine to reach the “Old Silk Road,” and,
He used plot techniques and literary devices. Poet Geoffrey Chaucer was born circa 1340 in London, England. In 1357 he became a public servant to Countess Elizabeth of Ulster and continued in that capacity with the British court throughout his lifetime.The Canterbury Tales became his best known and most acclaimed work. He died October 25, 1400 in London, England, and was the first to be buried in Westminster Abbey’s Poets Corner.In 1368 he became one of King Edward III’s esquires which sent him on diplomatic missions also giving him time to familiarize himself with the work of poets such as Petrarch and Dante. His passion for poetry grew as his career advanced.He lived in Kent for four years but still found little time to write as a parliament member.The Canterbury Tales begins with the introduction of each of the pilgrims making their journey to Canterbury to the shrine of Thomas a
A Diasporic Analysis on Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreters of Maladies Priyanka .P, B.A., English – Final Year, Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Literature is a part of human life experiences as it includes one’s happiness, sorrows, and surroundings. The world has changed from decades to decades and from centuries to centuries. Hence literature has changed and attained many variations, geners and categories. Diasporic writing is also one among the literature which had a great influence in the readers minds. This writing inspired many writers and converted most with great economy to the subject matter of one fable or another.
His writings greatly influenced Bengali culture during the late 19th century and early 20th century. In 1913, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature, the first Asian to win this prize. He was popularly known as Gurudev. His real name was Rabindranath Thakur. Rabindra Nritya Natya is the term given to the dance dramas composed by Rabindranath Tagore.
Critically evaluate the recurrent themes in the teachings of Swami Vivekananda. Discuss in relation to his writings/speeches. Swami Vivekananda, one the most prominent figures in the 19th century India, is regarded as a milestone leader in Hinduism. From his universal and peaceful approach to religion, to him labelling Hinduism as a scientific religion, a lot of reasons influence his mass following. Vivekananda was born in the era of colonialism and was exposed to the British India and their culture and religion, dominantly Christianity, from an early age.
It comprises of 103 poems translated in English by Rabindranath Tagore himself. He became the first non-European writer to be awarded with Nobel Prize in 1913 for the translated version of Gitanjali in literature. Originally Gitanjali was written in Bengali which comprises of 157 poems and was published in 14 august 1910. Tagore began writing at very young age and many of his verses are in the form of prayer written during hard and painful period of his life during which he lost his father, wife daughter and son in quick succession. He became unshakably devoted to god and his verses are spiritual in nature.
Khwaja Yahiya was Shah Afzal’s nephew and Khalifa. Shaikh Mohammad Yahiya, commonly known as Shah Khoobullah Ilahabadi son of Shah Muhammad Ameen was born in 1680 AH/1669 AD. When he was ten year old his father died. Then he came to Allahabad along with his uncle Shah Afzal and got academic as well as spiritual training from him. Shah Afzal later on appointed his Khalifa (successor).He was a well known Alim (scholar) and was known for follow Shariat strictly.
MYTHS AND ARCHETYPES IN GARO (A∙CHIK) FOLK NARRATIVES: A SELECT STUDY LUCY R. MARAK (Publishing House) This work is dedicated… To my beloved father, the Late Mr. Francis Cheran who valued art and education and inculcated the same in me! Foreword This work is revised version of the Thesis submitted by the author to the North Eastern Hill University, for which, she was awarded the degree of the Doctor of Philosophy in the department of English. Ever since the first contact of the Europeans with the Garos in the second half of the 18th century, there had been spurt of interests among the European and later Indian Administrators and Scholars in studying and doing researches on various aspects of Garo life and culture. Out of the multitude of the publications, mention can be made of John Eliot’s “Observations on the inhabitations of Garrow Hills made during a public deputation in the years 1788-89”; Hamilton’s “An account of Assam, 1808-09”; A. White’s “A Memoir of Late David Scot,” 1832; A. Playfair’s “The Garos”, 1909; Robbins Burling’s “Rengsanggre”; 1963, Chie Nakane’s “Garo and Khasi”, 1961; Erik de Maaker’s “Negotiating Life”, etc. Mr. Dewansing Rongmithu’s Monumental works like: “The Folktales of the Garos”, 1960 and “Epic Lore of the Garos”, 1967 and “Apasong Agana”, 1970 evoked further interests among the scholars.