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SACRED SPIRIT – Chants and Dances of the Native Americans

Today thousands of individuals identify with various Algonquian people, one of the most widespread North American native language groups (historically prominent along the Atlantic Coast and into the interior around the Great Lakes). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN-I2Ce6hVw Before Europeans came into contact, they lived by hunting and fishing. These people moved to locations of greatest natural food supply (often breaking into smaller units, ...

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SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

That son of a minister of the Unitarian Church died in Concord in 1882, but was born in 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts. Ralph Waldo Emerson is considered a central figure in American culture. His work has influenced the whole American literary tradition. His instances are perceived in the American pragmatism and contemporary law (the Privacy Act, has roots in the ...

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BEST POEMS OF ALL TIME

Don’t forget that, also about poetry people say: It’s not the size that matters, but what you do with it. Writing your poem don’t just stick to flowery descriptions, but you need to think of scenes, which convey sense. Reading the best poems will help inspire you to think about important elements of poetry-writing, such as themes and style. Your ...

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HE SOWED, OTHERS REAPED

Welcome in Concord, a town in Middlesex County (Massachusetts, United States). Its center town is located, where the confluence of two rivers forms the Concord River. The area, which became this town, was originally known with an Algonquian word: grassy plain. Not only. This site was one of the scenes of the Battle during the conflict in the American Revolutionary ...

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BETWEEN THE INNER AND OUTER LANDSCAPES OF THE MASSACHUSETTS

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PAINTING BETRAYAL AND ALCOHOLISM – Willem de Kooning, forcing the traits in figurative and abstract mode

WILLEM DE KOONING 1/3 – He worked in a paint company attending evening classes at the art school in Rotterdam and the academies of Brussels and Antwerp. In 1926, this Dutch–American man travelled as a stowaway illegally to US. Since 1928, he began painting still lifes and compositions with figures, which reflect the school of Paris. Starting from 1935 he ...

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WILLEM DE KOONING (1904/1997), AMERICAN PAINTER – Action painting and women with neurotic faces

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IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO HAVE CHILDHOOD – The second childhood of Yoshiro Tachibana

YOSHIRO TACHIBANA 1/3 – Born in Sanda (Kobe) as a son of painter, he was taught to paint by his father, interested in Cezanne and Rouault. http://www.yoshirotachibana.com/ In1962 he went to study at the School of Arts in Tokyo. In1971, he left Japan and traveled to Germany, where he showed interest in the contemporary German painters. In 1973, he arrived ...

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YOSHIRO TACHIBANA (1941/2016), NAIF JAPANESE PAINTER – Be eccentric now. Do not wait to be old

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THE STARTLING POETRY OF JAPANESE MODERNIST – Sagawa Chika

She used free verse to explore her interiority through imagery. In her poetry, the body becomes alien and threatening. Even with such a brief career, she was one of the most innovative avant-garde poets in early-twentieth-century Japan. She focused on mainstream poets, but her own poems were influenced by surrealism. She started studies to become an English teacher (but moved to ...

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