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Lewalski was awarded a Fulbright grant and two Guggenheim Fellowships for English literature, the first in 1967 and the second in 1980. In April 2016, she received a lifetime achievement award from the Renaissance Society of America. During that ceremony, Harvard English professor James ... Topeka
On Feb. 19, author Regina N. Bradley read from "Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South", her collection of 12 short stories addressing issues of race, place and identity in the post-Civil Rights American South. Bradley is a scholar of popular culture, race, the American South, and ...

Although this was a part of "The Legend of Prophecy" novel by late prominent Egyptian author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik, his readers and fans now direct these words to him following his death on Monday at the age of 55. 2 "Utopia" book cover by the late Egyptian Ahmed Khaled, -Photo courtesy of Goodreads.
The 2nd International conference on Linguistic and Literature was organized by the English Department of Islamia University of Bahawalpur. Focal Person and Dean of Arts Faculty IUB Mamuna Ghani welcomed everyone and shared the views. She proudly announced that this year 8 Phds have ...
FAISALABAD: The Sixth Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival opened at University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Monday and the event was a source of attraction for Literature lovers. The festival will continue till April 6 and featured different events, including naat and essay competition, ...
National Literature Month is observed every April by virtue of Proclamation No. 968 signed on Feb. 10, 2015 by then President Benigno Aquino III. The proclamation also stresses the commemoration during the same month of Francisco "Balagtas" Baltazar Day and the birth and death anniversaries ...

But nowhere he's explored is quite as peculiar as the land of dictator literature. Tyrants, it turns out, like to write. And they like to force people to read their books, whether they're the turgid political prose of Stalin and Lenin, the bizarre romance novels of Saddam Hussein, or the soporific spiritual ...
One of only two UNESCO Cities of Literature in the Western Hemisphere, Iowa City has been chosen to host the 2018 annual meeting of UNESCO Cities of Literature on April 3-6. "Delegates from all Cities of Literatures get together each year to talk about different projects," said John Kenyon, the ...
The course will follow themes in within literature over time and examine how styles became refined as culture and society changed. The course will examine the impact of slavery on writing and how it changed through abolition, segregation and Jim Crow laws, migration from Southern states, and civil rights ...
Literature, ever receptive to changing realities due to its responsive nature, would not be the same. African literature had always been a responsive one; but it would have to respond to some other questions in the globalising world. But has it? Afropolitanism began its intrusion into the African literary space ...
This writer was recently invited as guest faculty in the Department of History, Dibrugarh University, Assam, to speak on the interconnections between literature and history, on the one hand, and on religion and political culture, on the other. Ideological struggles and politics of identities influence the writing of ...
For the most part, the English-reading World War II buff depended on books from writers on the Allied side, mostly British and American. A few German accounts were available in translation — generals' memoirs, Albert Speer's self-serving mea culpa, Joseph Goebbels' diaries and the turgid Mein Kampf, ...
Jule Treneer has been visiting Orcas since he was young. He noticed, however, that something was missing from an island that is filled with creativity and art: a literature festival. So he and fellow book enthusiast Scott Hutchins created one. “It really struck me as odd that [Orcas] didn't have a literary festival ...
But you also have a pretty strong interest in literature. Had you always wanted to combine this love of literature and fashion in some way? Or was it more, as you said, coincidental? BB_A(1) Yeah, it was a series of events that also came about very organically. I always just needed an excuse to read more, ...
From April 3 to 8, the festival will merge music, literature, and technology to represent a multitude of voices. Thirteen years ago, Mission Creek cofounders Andre Perry and Tanner Illingworth produced Iowa City's first Mission Creek Festival, which was derived from the Mission Creek Festival in San ...
John Milton's 1667 epic poem Paradise Lost features one of the first lonely characters in all of British literature: Satan. On his journey to the garden of Eden to tempt Eve, Satan treads “lonely steps” out of hell. But Milton isn't writing about Satan's feelings; instead, he's emphasising that he's crossing into the ...
Last year, Ladbrokes placed his odds at winning the Nobel Prize for Literature at 50 to 1 — better than Cormac McCarthy, Salman Rushdie and Elena Ferrante. Murnane's books are strange and wonderful and nearly impossible to describe in a sentence or two. After his third novel, “The Plains,” a fable-like ...

In the end, Stone agreed to help, creating one of the nation's first medical school courses to combine literature and medicine. In the years that followed, he would go on to teach it at Emory and Emory's summer studies program at Oxford University, and see similar courses flourish across the country.
It's not every literary festival where you have to check out the foreign office security warnings before you attend. But then the literary festival that has just taken place in Lahore-where there were guards with machine guns at every entrance-was no ordinary one. I'd been to Lahore before and thought I knew ...
Taipei, March 24 (CNA) The Ministry of Culture has been promoting the works of Taiwanese authors by featuring them on its "Books from Taiwan" platform and licensing the translation and publishing rights so that they can reach a more international audience. According to the ministry's deputy chief, Ting ...
WASHINGTON, March 24 (Xinhua) -- The Columbia University Press launched a book series titled "How to Read Chinese Literature" here on Friday, with an eye to transforming the learning and teaching of Chinese literature, language, and culture in the English-speaking world. The series is a collection of ...
A summer tradition that the Philippine literary scene has been celebrating with much fanfare is April as Buwan ng Panitikan (BnP) or National Literature Month, as mandated by President Benigno Aquino III in Proclamation No. 968 on Feb. 10, 2015. The need to devote a month to Philippine literature, both ...
“Shakespeare isn't just theatre, of course, it is literature, poetry, and there couldn't be a more appropriate venue to bring it to life for an audience. The great thing about Cherie is that she explains the text to the group as they go through the reading, which makes it accessible and rewarding for everyone.
The award has a strong track record for finding greats before they are famous—David Foster Wallace, Lydia Davis, Michael Cunningham, Sarah Ruhl, and Denis Johnson were all early recipients—and has earned a reputation for having an uncanny ability to predict the future of literature. The award honors ...
Last week, we asked you to show us your favorite bookstore, hardcover, library, personal collection or anything literary. Here are some of our favorite shots! Next week, we're looking for rivers around Russia. Still frozen, freshly melted or somewhere in between, show us your best shots of water around you.
At 'Forum on Afterlives,' students presented on legacies of ideas, literature, tragedies. By Maryanne Koussa 49 minutes ago. DSC_7787 Credit: Katharine Cocherl. The Wolf Humanities Center held a research conferenced called "Pushing Daisies" on Mar. 16, to showcase the work of undergraduate fellows about afterlives.
I have become quite partial to Japanese literature as a literary category. Most examples share overarching similarities in aesthetic flavour, such as the notion of impermanence of being, which derive from both cultural and religious developments throughout Japanese history. These sensitivities, observable ...
March is Women's History Month, and in honor of Women's History Month, we get to honor the women out there who have done some extraordinary things, and this includes women in literature. Many writers throughout time have displayed their talents in a way that have changed the world of literature ...
Abstract: Clear cell carcinoma arising from the thymus is considered exceedingly rare. It shows aggressive clinical behavior and demonstrates frequent local recurrences as well as widespread metastasis. The detailed clinical data of one patient with thymic clear cell carcinoma were compiled, and a review ...
She inherited from her paternal lineage a deep reverence and respect for nature, while from her mother she learned a passion for literature. Johnson and her school friends spent several idyllic summers camping in Muskoka, and Johnson wrote several poems about the area, including one of her most ...
AUSTIN, TX, March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Botanical Council (ABC) has chosen two books to receive its 2017 ABC James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Awards. The first, Chinese Medicinal Plants, Herbal Drugs and Substitutes: An Identification Guide, is the recipient ...
JCB group, a multinational company specializing in manufacturing construction equipment, has appeared as an unlikely beacon of hope for literary fiction in India—or that's what the recently announced JCB Prize for Literature has led us to believe. Pledging Rs25 lakh to the winner, the prize is not only the ...
Fourteen years later, in 2012, he established the Museum Pustaka Peranakan Tionghoa (Chinese Indonesian Literature Museum), which he runs with other former student activists. Located in a two-storey shophouse on South Tangerang's Golden Road complex, the museum is a treasure trove of more ...
The merest schoolgirl when she falls in love has Shakespeare or Keats to speak her mind for her, but let a sufferer try to describe a pain in his head to his doctor and language at once runs dry. Woolf seeks to establish illness as a serious project in literature, which “does its best to maintain that its concern is ...
The 'What Big Eyes You Have! Looking at the Wolf in Fairy Tales' exhibit is displayed in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library on March 13, 2018. Erin O'Neill. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. At a young age, many people are taught that all wolves are Big Bad Wolves, with eyes all the better to ...
In Florence, Finding the Legacy of One of Literature's Great Couples. For nearly 15 years, the poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning lived under the spell of this elegant Renaissance capital — and the mark they left remains. Image. Sculling on the River Arno, beneath the Ponte Vecchio in ...
QUETTA: After a gap of nearly seven years, a three-day Children's Literature Festival (CLF) was held to project historic traditions of the province and create awareness among the children. The festival was organised by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi at the Balochistan Residential College (BRC) Turbat.
With one book done the the other two on the way, Crossland-Sells, who writes under the name Joplin James, remembers his father through literature. "The creative writer in me was born by how I was able to process the loss of my father. He was such a powerful, loving force in my life, truly instilled my love ...
DUBAI: Following ten days of literary celebrations, the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature concluded on a high note with a sold-out session with renowned comedian and bestselling children's author David Walliams. The event capped off the Festival's most successful edition, which featured 180 ...
All primary and secondary schools in Singapore will get a set of books written by local authors, as part of a Government push to boost the local literary arts in not just English, but also the vernacular languages. While Singaporean literature is already available in some schools, this effort by the National Arts ...
THE month of March is jam-packed with events for book lovers and literature enthusiasts. The Libraries and Heritage Department, District 7 and 10 will be hosting an authors' seminar and a book launch on 14 March at Brettonwood High School in Umbilo from 9.30am to 1.30pm. Authors that will be featured ...
EM Forster wrote that “if all mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars”. If all mothers were like the saintly depiction in Little Women of the figure “ who glided quietly from bed to bed, smoothing a coverlet here, settling a pillow there”, then Forster might have been onto something.
FLAGGED—An annotation attached to certain books on the California Department of Education's recommended reading list was copied and used by trustee Sandee Everett in changes she made to Conejo Valley Unified's high school English literature policy. That annotation, which accompanied titles ...
In other words, the history of dynasties in China is also a history of rebellions, and that rebellious spirit is embodied in classic Chinese literature in the ... Another well-known figure of rebellion in Chinese literature is the Monkey King, Sun Wukong, the main character in He-Zhai Jin's novel “Journey to the ...
World Literature Today is giving attendees of its annual Puterbaugh Festival more than a chance to hear from an up-and-coming author. Puterbaugh, an annual event that has become famous in the literary world, takes place this week at the University of Oklahoma. It started Wednesday night with a ...
What makes a piece of literature “good”? This is a question that I've often wondered about. While people have different answers and preferences for good literature, I think I can narrow my answer down to several general elements: well-written characters, interesting storylines and style of writing, in order of ...
STEPPING through the gauzy curtains, Michael Syrovatka screams and lurches backwards. In the real world, he is on the first floor of the Goethe-Institut (GI) in Prague. In the virtual one created by his headset, he has just looked into a mirror to find he has turned into a giant insect. “I jumped when I saw ...
HONG KONG (AFP) - Three writers - including bestselling "Wild Swans" author Jung Chang - will no longer attend the Macau Literary Festival after authorities there said they were likely to be barred, the latest sign of Beijing's hardening line across its territories. Macau is a semi-autonomous part of China ...
Reading serious literature isn't the norm among American adults these days. But nonprofit Books@Work hopes to encourage adults to continue to read and learn after they have left formal schooling by organizing literature discussions in the workplace. “Many adults are undereducated,” said Ann Kowal ...
Kim II also expanded the field of dictator literature. Unlike his father, who was a military officer before he was a Stalinist homunculus, Kim II was a PR man before he was the heir apparent. He was perhaps the most postmodern of all dictators, the knowing architect of his own elaborate structure of lies, who ...



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