“Love is an act of nature” is the major theme of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as shown by the young lovers, and the Fairy King & Queen.
An introductory study of contemporary women poets of India, identifying dominant and recurrent traits which make these poets individualistic yet connected by a unique bond of creative sisterhood.
A list of five most memorable speeches by Shakespeare's women that have been evergreen for their universal appeal
Some classic pieces of literature (or in one case, a cult classic movie) seem too good to be changed. But musical versions of these classics happened anyway.
It’s often said there are only seven types of jokes but among those that expound on this theme there seems little agreement on exactly what those seven are.
A critical essay on the symbols and images used by Synge, drawing from both classical and Biblical archetypes, in "The Riders to the Sea".
Compromising the musical aesthetics between the opposing musical identities of the Mighty Handful and Tchaikovsky allowed for the emergence of a Russian musical identity.
Why did Shakespeare call his play "The Tempest"? Is it just a casual reference to the storm raised in the beginning, or does it hint at far deeper connotations? Is the title Justified? Let's find out.
Madame Butterfly is one of the most popular operas of all time. But the ending has a twist—the final chord is unusual. So why did Puccini choose to end his own favourite opera this way?
They called her “The Divine Sarah.” She went from the daughter of a courtesan to an internationally known actress to a legend. Sarah Bernhardt was a primadonna who could’ve taken over the world.
Dance, exercise, and body language can be written down in a special script called choreology or movement notation. How does it work?
A study of Comedy, the sources of the comic and the devices used by comic playwrights to arouse laughter, referring to the theories by H.Bergson on the social and individual element of comedy.