Dante and Beatrice- A tale of two souls who were so near yet so far from each other. Dante’s love for Beatrice has inspired countless of his literature. His love though an incomplete and even an unacknowledged one (as Beatrice had no idea of Dante’s live for her), was yet a glowing motivation for a Lover an igniting inspiration for the artist. Continue reading Unrequited Love: On Canvas & In Our Lives | Neep Saikia
Literature is always about the human condition. It uses creative plot devices and literary techniques to build on our conception of the world, as we know it, and attempts to seek answers to the perplexing philosophical questions of our transitory existence. But it is always left unrealized and easily ignored that no matter what we construe from everything around us, it can only ever be completely human since the entirety of experiences in our lives is nothing but that of humans. Continue reading Anthropomorphism in Literature: Seeing Minds in Others| Rajsi Rajora
Urdu is indeed a ‘poetic language’, but it is and has been so much more. It is Inqalabi Zaban (Revolution), Begamati Zaban (Uncouth Women’s language), Islami Zaban (in lots of contexts) but unfortunately, and most importantly it needs to be addressed as Aam Zaban (language of common people). Continue reading Urdu: The Fallen Language|Sumaira Nawaz
The Jaipur Literature Festival, despite controversies of the past, sets a perfect ambience for its first-time visitors (like me) to delve into the magical and classic world of books. It is a platform where writers and readers explore the unfathomable world of literature and with it the other forms of art, music and politics. Continue reading Jaipur Literature Festival 2017|Abhishruti Sarmah
In my opinion, Tennessee Williams is a man worthy of note in the vibrant worlds of Literature and Theater simply because he posses the incredible ability of unsettling his readers. The autobiographical elements, whether it be Tom’s dead end job at the shoe warehouse or Brick’s agonizing existence as a homosexual, introduce honesty and compassion in his creations that are otherwise not easily found in the world of writing. Continue reading Tennessee Williams: The Theatrical Rationale of an Emotional Man|Rajsi Rajora
He looks at the Bill gates’ upbringing, he outlines the fact that he was born in a household which was conducive to academic pursuits. The mother was a well-known corporate lawyer who had a way with the boards that governed the local companies of the area. Later in his life, Bill met Paul Allen at Harvard, who introduced him to the nitty gritty of computer coding and language, the rest they say is the history of the computer age.