A philosophical movement that arose from a far reaching transformation in the European society in the late 19th and the early 20th centuries, Modernism had a deep impact on art and culture at that point in time, and still continues to influence art, architecture and photography.
This video on Modernism And The City is about 3 things : 1. A General Introduction To Modernism 2. The Meaning of words like Modern, Modernity, Modernization and Modernism 3. The Role of the city in the Modern life.
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The First World War raging in Europe must have made Rabindranath Tagore turn his attention to the cult of nationalism. Instead of literature and art, Tagore focused his penetrating insights into what he felt was wrong with the western civilization. Rabindranath Tagore in one of his letters to his son Rathindranath wrote-
“I want to make that place beyond the limits of nation and geography.”
This shows his dedication and desire to see the world beyond the sense of nationalism and everyone finding one resolution in humanism. The idea that east and west complemented each other [...]
Oxford Companion to English Literature defines Romanticism as a literary movement that took place between 1770-1848 as a means to break from the entanglement of reason. Karl Wilhelm Frederich Schlegal, a German poet and philosopher, who was amongst the main figures of ‘Jena Romantics’ used the word ‘Romance’ for the first time in English Literature.
The Romantic Movement is said to have emerged in Germany, although the main source of inspiration came from the events and ideologies of the French Revolution, the central idea of French [...]
There have been many feminists who have criticized the discrimination against women. However, there are a few who are pioneers when it comes to gender studies and feminism. These critics are important as they help one understand Feminism in a better way and can be referred to while preparing a paper for feminism.JS MILL: He can be regarded as one of the pioneer MALES who believed in Feminism. Women in the 19th century were supposed to be like unforced labor. Women’s property goes to man, but she has no share when her man dies. She is subjected to men for her lifetime. MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT: She is considered as one of her best works- [...]