I like a man's knowledge to comprehend more than one class of topics, one row of shelves. . . .
I like a man who likes to see a fine barn as well as a good tragedy.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson (Journal, 1828)
“Ravana, confronting Rama, Laksmana, and Hanuman”--scroll panel painting by Dukkhu Syam Chitrakarin the festschrift honoring
Director General of the Bangla Academy Dhaka, Bangladesh