The Literary Legacy of Ashurbanipal | A Great King Who Collected Books

During and throughout the course of his long reign, Ashurbanipal utilised the resources at his disposal to construct the Library of Ashurbanipal: a collection of texts and documents of various different genres.

The Rivalry Between Nature and Civilisation | Bronte, Sardana and Conrad

The rivalry between nature and civilisation is age-long. Ever since civilisation raised its head, nature seems to have been ignored. Many novels of the Victorian Era as well as of the modern generation tend to focus on this theme of civilisation versus nature - showing how dangerous the battle can be and how the forceful mingling of civilisation and nature can only bring disastrous consequences.