Embroideries by Ann Macbeth. Glasgow School of Art.
Torquato Tasso and Leonora d’Este is a drama in five acts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The Italian poet Torquato Tasso is the focus of the action.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Nathan the Wise. The action takes place during the Third Crusade (1189-1192) during a truce in Jerusalem. The work has as main topics the humanism and tolerance ideas of the Enlightenment.
Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914.
Marguerite de Navarre also Margaret of Angoulême, Margaret of Valois or Margaret of France, was the elder sister of King Francis I and, as the wife of Henri d’Albret, Queen of Navarre.
English Romanticism or The Black Romance. Manfred is the title of a dramatic poem in three acts by George Gordon Lord Byron from 1817. It is one of the most important work of the whole romantic era.
Sir Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English social reformer, freemason and writer who drew attention mainly on the urban mass poverty. In addition to essays and historical essays he wrote numerous novels.
Clarissa Harlowe ARRESTED on a charge of debt, Clarissa has been taken to the sponging-house. There Lovelace visits her. After describing the forlorn room she occupies, he says :
Rob Roy is the sixth of Walter Scott’s Waverley novels. He wrote the book in the spring of 1817 and visited Loch Lomond and Glasgow Cathedral for research.
No masks by Kiyotoki-Shimomura By the death of Kiyotoki-Shimomura on May 29th, 1922, at the age of fifty-five, not only Nippon, but the world at large, lost a master carver… Read More