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Why even care about Art?

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts —the book of their deeds, the book of their words, and the book of their art. Not one of these books can be understood unless we read the two others; but of the three the only quite trustworthy one is the last. 11 more words


Jenny: one of the poem's buried with Elizabeth Siddal and exhumed by Dante Gabriel Rosetti

“Vengeance of Jenny’s case! Fie on her! Never name her, child!”—Mrs. Quickly

Lazy laughing languid Jenny,

Fond of a kiss and fond of a guinea, 2,614 more words

समांतर जीवन: संपादक: सुनिता देशपांडे (samantar jeevan:edited by:Sunita Deshpande)

अपघातानी हाती पडलेले हे पुस्तक, वाचायला घेतले, आणि या पुस्तकाच्या विषयानी माझ्या मनाचा ताबा घेतला.. त्यामुळे, अर्थातच, हे पुस्तक माझ्या सर्व वाचिक दोस्त मंडळींपुढे वाचून दाखवायचं मी ठरवून टाकले..

Effie Gray (Movie 2014)

3 Kernels

Sitting in my watch list for quite some time was Effie Gray, a movie directed and written by Emma Thompson. It is based on the true story of a young woman who married John Ruskin, a man eighteen years her senior. 769 more words


What Remains of Downton Abbey

The Daily Beast noted that the last time a PBS show was at the center of national conversation was when Ken Burns’ The Civil War documentary aired in 1990. 2,107 more words

The Dogs of Alexandra of Denmark: A Tour of the Kennels at Sandringham

Alexandra of Denmark married Queen Victoria’s son and heir, Albert Edward, on March 10, 1863.  She was a noted dog lover marrying into a family of noted dog lovers.  1,336 more words

19th Century

Flip Your Hair

Today we celebrate hair in both song and art.  On this day back in 1968, the rock musical Hair opened at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City.  191 more words

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