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A SUITABLE BOY – Novel by Vikram Seth

Describing acclaimed epic of Indian life The earliest works of Indian literature were orally transmitted, while the Sanskrit epics Ramayana and Mahabharata appeared towards the end of the second millennium BCE. Combining the diverse linguistic and cultural traditions, India’s literary tradition is one of the richest in the world. What is common to its writers is a depth of feeling …

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INFECTING THE LISTENER’S NERVES – Nachiketa Chakraborty: Life is visible only in the sun

A voice slightly nasal spinning around stark colloquialisms Sometimes we fall asleep quickly, other times sleep is slow to arrive, even if we have walked many hours through the streets of Kolkata. No problem: tune in to a local radio station https://onlineradiofm.in/west-bengal/kolkata and read a few pages from a novel by Vikram Seth. Instruments vocals, harmonium, guitar. Musical genres Urban …

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PAINTING VIOLENCE’S DARK SUBJECTS – Ganesh Pyne: A Painter of Eloquent Silence

Among notable artists of the Bengal School of Art When the reality of Calcutta enters an image, it becomes representation. We perceive it with different eyes. An image is worth a thousand words, because your passions only include images. We are much more sensitive to visual cues than any other type of signal. Therefore, our journey into Kolkata creativity http://www.transindiatravels.com/west-bengal/kolkata/museums-in-kolkata/ …

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VENICE, A TRIP IN THE DREAM AND ELSEWHERE – Where the sailing ships carried the winds of other worlds in their sails

The stars fade with envy, seeing the charms of Venice emerge from the fog The knowledge of the contexts we visit is synesthetic, because we put all our senses at stake. Places have memory. They remember everything. This is what Wim Wenders writes in Places https://www.amazon.it/Wim-Wenders-Places-Strange-Quiet/dp/3775735135, a book with photographic shots, made in twenty years of travel. Starting from this …

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CALCULATED FRAMES AND SHAPES OF COMPOSITION – Fulvio Roiter, a life as a photographer

Characters and objects in rectangular formats On this trip, we also suggest you exercise your olfactory memory, because Venetian gastronomy is a succession of aromas and flavors that deserve to be tasted, such as the risi e bisi, the dish of the Doges. In Venice, the Osteria La Zucca http://www.lazucca.it/en, has a door on the shore that allows customers to …

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SIMPLICITY AND TIMELESS QUALITY – Henriette Negrin: Sumptuous textiles, by complex and multifarious designs

When creativiy grow with garments up-to-date You can choose between velvets, taffeta and printed cottons. They furnish world famous buildings and are as precious as jewels. We are talking about Venetian fabrics, those that make you capture the soul of the city, offering you a fascinating visit itinerary. In the San Marco district, you can admire damasks and brocades in …

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A FREE WOMAN, MASTER OF THE HEART OF A VERY POWERFUL MAN – Caterina Dolfin: The human alliance that becomes the center of ferment in Venice

Freedom of women and  restlessness of patricians They were dedicated to cultivating the conversation, often appreciated for their beauty, but all those noblewomen were also united by the identical desire to get out of the female stereotypes of their time. In Venice, many of them started literary circles https://ohiostatepress.org/books/titles/9780814213711.html. Among them, Giustina Renier Michiel, Marina Querini Benzon and Caterina Dolfin …

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THE ARISTOCRAT DABBLER WHO PERSUED MUSICAL COMPOSITION – Benedetto Marcello: A music characterized by imagination and fine technique

Setting the stage for Classical in Western music In 1713, 24 of his cantatas for solo voice and basso continuo, performed weekly in private academies, date back to 1713, but he also cultivated a passion for instrumental music, including sonatas for harpsichord, cello and bass. To get to know the splendor of Venice, in addition to appreciating its pictorial school, …

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TO BE A REAL MASTER OF THE VENETIAN ROCOCO – Jacopo Amigoni, a prolific 18th century Venetian painter

Artworks combined French Rococo and Tiepolo In a Venice that had assumed the role of a cosmopolitan city, curious travelers had the opportunity to appreciate the Venetian pictorial school https://www.copernicum.it/book/pittori-veneti-del-700-1906089. Giambattista Tiepolo, Canaletto and Francesco Guardi were the most representative exponents. Over time, the sumptuous models of the French Rococo, of which Jacopo Amigoni became the undisputed master. Painter, drafter …

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WHERE ASIA WEARS A SMILE – It is time to fall in love with an author’s trip to the Philippines

The great archipelago where it grow creativity  You could try the experience of sleeping one night in the Sahara desert, or cross the endless roads of Iceland by motorcycle. The itinerary we offer you is built through meetings with creative people from the Philippines https://www.adventureinyou.com/philippines/complete-travel-guide/, an opportunity that we want to share with you, associating the memory of places with …

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