Djakarta —Jakarta —present. Its current name "Jakarta" derives from the word Jayakarta Devanagari: It was named after troops of Fatahillah successfully defeated and drove away Portuguese invaders from the city in In the colonial era, the city was also known as Koningin van het Oosten Queen of the Orientinitially in the 17th century for the urban beauty of downtown Batavia's canalsmansions and ordered city layout.
Prose and poetry From settlement to The first writers of English in Canada were visitors—explorers, travelersand British officers and their wives—who recorded their impressions of British North America in charts, diaries, journals, and letters.
These foundational documents of journeys and settlements presage the documentary tradition in Canadian literature in which geography, history, and arduous voyages of exploration and discovery represent the quest for a myth of origins and for a personal and national identity.
The earliest documents were unadorned narratives of travel and exploration. The Diary of Mrs. John Graves Simcoe records the everyday life in —96 of the wife of the first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada now Ontario. Frances Brooke, the wife of a visiting British military chaplain in the conquered French garrison of Quebecwrote the first published novel with a Canadian setting.
Her History of Emily Montague is an epistolary romance describing the sparkling winter scenery of Quebec and the life and manners of its residents. The first literary journal, the Nova-Scotia Magazine, was published in Halifax in Two of the most potent influences on literary development were in evidence by the end of the 18th century: By satirizing the dialecthabits, and foibles of Nova Scotians, or Bluenoses, Thomas McCulloch, in his serialized Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure —22and Thomas Chandler Haliburtonin The Clockmaker —36featuring the brash Yankee peddler Sam Slick, adroitly brought their region to life and helped found the genre of folk humour.
Immigrants, dreaming of a new Eden but encountering instead the realities of unpredictable native peoples, a fierce climate, unfamiliar wildlife, and physical and cultural deprivation, were the subject of prose sketches by the Strickland sisters, Susanna Strickland Moodie and Catherine Parr Strickland Traill.
The so-called Confederation poets turned to the landscape in their search for a truly native verse. Roberts inspired his cousin, the prolific and vagabond Bliss Carmanas well as Lampman and Duncan Campbell Scottalso an Ottawa poet, to begin writing verse.
Lampman is known for his meditations on the landscape. The historical romance was the most popular form of novel. Modern period, —60 In the early 20th century, popular poets responding to the interest in local colour depicted French Canadian customs and dialect W.
Slowly a reaction against sentimental, patriotic, and derivative Victorian verse set in. Here and in their anthology New ProvincesA. Scottand A. Klein began their long literary careers. Using the documentary mode, Dorothy Livesay condemned the exploitation of workers in Day and Nightwhile her lyric poems spoke frankly of sexual love Signpost, In opposition to the cosmopolitan and metaphysical verse promoted by Smith and the literary magazine Preview —45Irving LaytonLouis Dudekand Raymond Souster—through their little magazine Contact —54 and their publishing house, the Contact Press —67 —urged poets to focus on realism and the local North American context.
A Book of Glosas, By novels of local colour were beginning to overshadow historical romances. Out of the Prairies emerged the novel of social realismwhich documented the small, often narrow-minded farming communities pitted against an implacable nature.
These novels strain the bonds of conventional narrative structures as they shift from social realism toward lyricism. In the panoramic Two Solitudes and The Watch That Ends the Nightframed against the backdrop of the two world wars, Hugh MacLennan attempted to capture moralsocial, and religious conflicts that rent individuals, families, and the French and English communities in Quebec.
In her collection of stories Across the Bridgeshe probes the thin line between good and evil in the lives of ordinary people. Between the Covers Rare Books, Inc.
Although historical events and the investigation of place as an imaginative source remained the most common subject matters, the narrative forms were experimental and playful. In The Temptations of Big BearThe Scorched-Wood Peopleand A Discovery of StrangersRudy Wiebe constructed fictional and spiritual epics based on historical events in the west and the precarious relations between First Nations and European explorers and settlers.Jakarta (/ dʒ ə ˈ k ɑːr t ə /; Indonesian pronunciation: [dʒaˈkarta]), officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Indonesian: Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia..
It is located on the northwest coast of the world's most populous island, Java. it is the centre of economics, culture and politics of Indonesia. The influence of exotic languages on the English language - present day English - leslutinsduphoenix.comit 2.
Hindi leslutinsduphoenix.comian leslutinsduphoenix.com (borrowings - the words that English has borrowed from exotic countries) We need to write a bit about those languages and give example of the words that come from those languages. Extensive criticism of Da and his exploitation and denigration of sacred tradition, by Tom Veitch.
Tom Veitch / "Elias" in his various articles and posts has generated, even beyond the major contributions by Miller, Goehausen, Chamberlain, Lowe, et al., a wealth of cogent observations about Franklin Jones / "Adi Da" and his cult, which grew ever more slavish over time.
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Panchtantra is a book originally written in Sanskrit by a pundit named Vishnu Sharma. This book is translated in almost all the main languages in the world.