Literature

Amherst Regional High School unveils new course offerings for next fall

AMHERST – Disabled Justice Literature, Textile Arts and Introduction to Dance featuring hip hop, house and lockdown are among the new courses expected to be taught at Regional High School in ‘Amherst next fall. The offerings, developed by eight teachers, were approved earlier this month in a unanimous vote by …

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Minneapolis poet and homeless champion Ethna McKiernan dies at 70

Some people are dedicated to sharing culture, creating art, or helping others. Ethna McKiernan was passionate about all three. She helped spread Irish culture, wrote acclaimed poetry and worked to serve the homeless. “She has given more to others than anyone I have ever known,” said her son, Conor Moe …

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The great irony around the deniers of the Scottish language and Auld Lang Syne

THIS year has seen what has been dubbed the Renaissance in Scottish literature, but it has also brought a renewed amount of classist and nationalist abuse against supporters of the language – myself included. I published my first novel this year, and the only one-star reviews it received were from …

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Book: These “forgotten” rejections shaped by Black Allumé

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A new book explores how a story of rejection shaped African American literature and activism for generations to come. While scholars have explored some of the historical periods that gave rise to contemporary African-American …

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New podcast chronicles the violent crimes of literary greats

Writing about crime is something a multitude of writers have done over the years. Committing crimes, on the other hand, is somewhat less of a popular activity among the literary community. But in New York City in 1981, the lives of three writers unexpectedly converged when one stabbed a man …

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IT WAS THE DAYS: The Manikodi movement

Chennai: Poetry may be the essence of a language, but prose is its main body. Since the Sangam period, Tamil has had an unbalanced affinity with poetry. The twentieth century and especially Madras broke this noose and gave prose a chance to proliferate. The growth of prose was astronomical and …

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Book on Chef Vikas Khanna’s “Feed India” initiative to be published on December 27

The new book by famous chef Vikas Khanna, Barkat: The inspiration and story behind one of the world’s biggest food drives FEED INDIA, will arrive in the stands on December 27, announced Penguin Random House India (PRHI). In the book, Khanna talks about her ‘Feed India’ initiative, touted as one …

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Recommendation for SF to inform voters of the database

The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) recommended that Sinn Féin inform voters of its Abú database with an opinion on all canvassing and campaign literature. In a report released today, the commissioner said this should continue as long as the Abú database continues to exist. Today’s post follows reports in the …

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‘Language conservation is the biggest challenge for GenNext’ | Nagpur News

Manohar Mhaisalkar has been a name synonymous with Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh (VSS) for over four decades now. VSS, a 99-year-old literary organization, represents Marathi literary activity throughout the central region of India, and Mhaisalkar has been associated with it for 48 years, nearly 20 as its president. Mhaisalkar is neither …

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Two of us with Jane Austen Society of Australia President Susannah Fullerton and NSW Dickens Society President Walter Mason

We have lunch together quite often, or he comes to my house for coffee. We’re talking about food: Walter’s partner Thang is Vietnamese, and Walter is very knowledgeable about Vietnamese food and culture as well as books. I think Emma is the greatest novel in the world, while Walter rolls …

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How Ms. Claus embodied 19th-century debates on women’s rights

Clement Clarke Moore’s 1823 poem “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” redefined Christmas in America. As historian Steven Nissenbaum explains in “The Battle for Christmas,” Moore’s secular Saint Nick weakened religious associations for the holiday, turning it into a family celebration that culminated with Santa’s toy deliveries on the …

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What’s so awesome about Great-Books courses?

Undergraduate teachers, regardless of background, can play the role of a transitional parent figure, someone that students can talk to who is unaware of their personal or social life, someone who will leave the car keys no questions asked. And students benefit from learning about how universities work and discussing …

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On Etihad Rail, economics, climate change and literature

Etihad Rail will thus not only help transform our economic life; it will add a little romanticism Image Credit: Gulf News No mode of transportation is as romantic as a train. As long as they existed, trains were most likely part of the world literature of the late 18th century. …

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Two books that helped me manage my time

My time management – an essential part of work-life balance – leans more towards the aspiration than the realist. That’s why I’m often late at worst and right on time at best. My natural optimism is reflected in my planning, and as a result, I mentally build a schedule that …

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10 anime characters who love literature and reading

The world of Japanese animation has characters of all kinds, from adventurers and heroes to model students and everything in between. Some anime characters don’t have the patience or the literacy to read a book, but other characters take great pride in their academic prowess and personal libraries. RELATED: 10 …

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Nashik’s literary encounter ends; Pawar urges people to pass Marathi literature on to the next generation

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday urged people to make efforts to pass Marathi literature on to the next generation and said the state government should undertake a program for the overall growth of the Marathi language. He also said that the idea of ​​providing Marathi education at graduation and …

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Pashto book launched on Swat literature and culture – Journal

PESHAWAR: Scholars and scholars gathered here on Friday to express their views on a new title in Pashto, “Da Swat Pakhto Adab auo Saqafat” (Pashtun Literature and Culture of Swat), written by Professor Mohammad Ali Dinakhel. The book launching ceremony was held here under the auspices of Pohantoon Adabi Stori …

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Jeffrey Archer, Arundhati Roy and Wendy Doniger to attend Kerala Literature Festival 2022

Best-selling author Jeffrey Archer, Booker-Prize-winning novelist Arundhati Roy, American writer-filmmaker Chris Kraus and acclaimed American indologue Wendy Doniger are among 400 speakers attending the sixth Kerala Literature festival (KLF) , which will begin on Jan. 20, organizers announced Thursday. To be held on the beaches of Kozhikode, the four-day literary …

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Rewards stimulate creatives to carry out their projects

WARWICK SMITH / Stuff Kane Parsons’ next project is The Legend of Okatia and how she shaped Te Āpiti, the gorge of Manawatū. Son Kippy Hehir-Parsons, 4, was present when he performed a previous play for Te Marae o Hine / The Square. Palmerston North musician and songwriter Kane Parsons …

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A new English version of “The Arabian Nights” is the first by a woman

November 27, 2021 The Thousand and One Nights Annotated. Translated by Yasmine Seale. Edited by Paulo Lemos Horta. Right of exploitation; 816 pages; $ 45 and £ 30 IIT’S A of the oldest fables in the world and among the most traveled. From 8th century India and Persia, “1001 Nights” …

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New grant to support the programming of the Dickens Project in the coming year

The Dickens Project, a multi-campus research unit based at UC Santa Cruz focused on the study of 19th-century English-speaking literature and culture, recently received a $ 50,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) in support of its 2022 programs. “We are delighted to receive this NEH grant, …

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Justus Rosenberg, professor and last surviving member of a group that smuggled intellectuals out of Nazi-held Europe, has died aged 100

(JTA) – Justus Rosenberg, a professor whose long career in teaching literature was preceded by a remarkable tenure in the French resistance during World War II, died last month at the age of 100 . Rosenberg was a professor at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York for decades, where he …

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Rawah couldn’t find any novels representing her community, so she wrote hers.

Arja’s debut novel “The F Team” has now been shortlisted for a variety of prestigious Australian literary awards, including the 2021 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards announced last month, in the Young Adult Literature category. His book follows young Lebanese boy Tariq, a student at Punchbowl High, who is set to …

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A Look at Northwestern Literature | Events

Yourika Enoumi Now that the days are getting darker and more dreary, there’s no better time to romanticize life in the Northwest. Ann Spiers’ novel “Back Cut” and David Berger’s book “Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest” showcase the best of Washington, both artistically and practically. The two …

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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature announces 2022 author list

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has announced its 2022 lineup, the selection paying homage to the source literature behind some of today’s most compelling films and series. Bridgerton author Julia Quinn and Chernobyl 1986 Author Serhii Plokhy, both of whom have had their respective works turned into hit Netflix …

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Health officials call anti-vaxx literature ‘bogus’ | Colombia County

HUDSON – Local health officials are denouncing a recent COVID direct mail. A letter sent to more than 33,000 households in Columbia County draws the attention of local health authorities to its claim about COVID-19 vaccinations for children. The flyer encourages residents to visit the DoWeNeedThis website. The site is …

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UVic News – University of Victoria

Although Halloween only comes once a year, the thirst for vampire stories never seems to die out. This has helped UVic humanities professor Peter Golz pursue his own passion for studying these stories in film and literature for over 20 years. In doing so, he made Victoria home to one …

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Gurnah’s Nobel Prize win sparks hope for African writers

The Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah. [Reuters] For some time now, East Africans had hoped, almost piously, that the Nobel Prize for Literature “would come home!” Nowhere else, however, has this intuition been more pronounced than in Kenya, the home country of world-renowned literary giant Ngugi wa Thiong’o. For no other …

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Electronic Literature (Digital Literature) Market 2021-2026 Size and Share, Recent Improvements, and Regional Analysis

Detailed study and analysis of the Global Electronic Literature Market (Digital Literature) highlights new trends in electronic literature (digital literature) industry and provides businesses with business information. This study helps manufacturers, suppliers and investors, CEOs to identify opportunities and business optimization strategies to improve their value in the global Electronic …

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The latest developments in Alzheimer’s disease

Andrea Couture Andrea Couture is the author of “Embracing What Remains”, a dissertation on the balance between motherhood and childhood after her father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. When my father, … Lisa marshall April 23, 2021 Lisa Marshall cares for her husband Peter, who has been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s …

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The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates literature in music

EVANSVILLE – Saturday’s excellent concert by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra featured a consortium of local artistic forces. The EPO performed in its pre-COVID fullness while, in the semi-scenic production of the musical staging of Mendelssohn’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”, the orchestra’s choir members accompanied sopranos Tiffany Choe and Andrea Drury as …

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Sunday Reading: Critics of Classical Literature

In 1981, British critic VS Pritchett published a review of Salman Rushdie’s second novel, “Midnight’s Children,” a political satire about a boy born in India as the country moved from colonial rule to independence. Rushdie sidesteps the typical feints of historical fiction and creates a crisp, allegorical vision of a …

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Top 10 Urban Literature Legends | Horror books

He in the UK most of us now live in an urban world and the stories we tell often reflect the anxieties and fears of these environments. Folk-horror, a sub-genre that has enjoyed huge success in recent years, focuses on city dwellers out of their depth in rural communities or …

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The Nobel Prize for Dark Literature

Another year in which the Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to a writer whom I have never read – and I am beginning to despair. Does the Swedish Nobel Committee want to present me as a Philistine? I ask myself this question even as I declare that I …

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SGPC launches campaign to counter Christian missionaries in Punjab

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) recently launched a special campaign to counter the alleged massive conversions of Sikhs to Christianity in the Punjab. Amid videos showing the proselytizing activities of the state’s Christian missionaries shared widely on social media, the Sikh Supreme Corps has been criticized within the community …

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Madhubani Literature Festival 2021: The largest gathering for Maithil’s literary discourse is back with the 4th edition

Image source: FACEBOOK LITERATURE FESTIVAL / MADHUBANI Madhubani Literature Festival 2021 The Madhubani Literature Festival (MLF) is a flagship program organized by the Center for Studies of Tradition and Systems (CSTS), Delhi. It has successfully organized three successive editions of literature festivals in the lands of Mithila (North Bihar) in …

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Who will win the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature?

There’s no way in hell that none of these Americans will win Jamaica Kincaid (Antigua-American novelist and plant enthusiast; odds 13-1) Don DeLillo (Reported to get good publicity ahead of Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of White Noise; odds 17-1) Cormac McCarthy (Ridley Scott collaborator; odds 34-1) Marilynne Robinson (The fading paint …

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How Doki Doki Literature Club Gets a Good Foreshadowing

Doki Doki Literature Club is a visual novel that skillfully foreshadows its grand twist. With many clues to revelation, a few stand out. Doki Doki Literature Club is a unique visual novel experience that transforms psychological horror, and the way the game foreshadows its unique narrative and twists is awe-inspiring. …

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University of California Endorses Blair Armenian Academy IB Literature Course; Added to the AG list with the weight of honors – Pasadena Schools

Blair Armenian Academy. Photo courtesy of the Armenian Academy on the Blair Parent Forum Facebook page The Armenian International Baccalaureate (IB) Literature class at Blair High School Armenian Academy (BHS) has been officially approved by the University of California. He was added to the AG list with the weight of …

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Diamond Comics and Sunflower Seeds announce collaboration

The Sunflower Seeds brand and literary consultancy has acquired the exclusive rights to sell all of Diamond Comics’ characters, as well as the iconic brand tenure of the comic book distributor and publisher in India and international territories. Diamond Comics has more than 25 comic and magical characters, 15 superheroes, …

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A prolonged wait for America’s promised decline

In the horror movie Get out, a secret community of Caucasians lures talented African Americans into their care, often telling them all the right things. And then they transplant the brains of rich whites into their victims, who start behaving like rich whites. Watching it I thought this movie might …

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Literature & More … – The Shillong Times

Netflix acquires rights to Roald Dahl books Streaming giant Netflix got the golden ticket as it acquired the rights to the books from iconic children’s fiction writer Roald DahlThe deal means the streaming giant will own creations like “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “The BFG,” reports bbc.com.Netflix will control …

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Rekindling the nostalgia around Soviet-era children’s books

If you grew up in the 1980s, you might remember a time when the classics of Charles Dickens and Jules Verne shared space with books printed in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Thick volumes, with glossy pages and vivid illustrations, filled with marine adventures, fairy tales, evolutionary stories …

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The best of Robin Hood on screen and in literature

On the big screen 1991 Prince of thieves is far from Robin’s first cinematic appearance, but it’s certainly one of the most memorable thanks to its all-star cast. Kevin Costner dons the pantyhose in this rendition, taking on Alan Rickman as sheriff – we also see Morgan Freeman as fugitive …

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International Conference on “Effective Visualization and Literature” from Today

International Conference on “Effective Visualization and Literature” from Today Business office: PRERNA College of Commerce is organizing a three-day conference on “Effective Visualization and Literature” in collaboration with Dayanand Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, DRB Sindhu Mahavidyalaya and SK Porwal College, Kamptee. The seminar will begin on September 23 at 11 a.m. …

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‘Frustrated’ Northeast Calgary resident Chahal removed campaign materials with incorrect polling address from property

CALGARY – A resident of northeast Calgary had questions for his new MP after his doorbell camera captured Liberal candidate George Chahal apparently removing campaign materials promoting his opponent Jag Sahota. Images show Chahal appearing to pick up a campaign postcard and remove it from a porch in northeast Calgary-Skyview, …

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Ask the author: Johnnie Each

Cedar Rapids teenager Johnnie Each won the 2021 Paul Engle High School Essay Contest for her story of living life with her family in Iowa. Even before winning an essay competition that earned her a year of free tuition at the University of Iowa, Johnnie Each knew she wanted to …

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The Shetland Literature Festival is now open

Mary Paulson-Ellis 2019 Photo: Chris Scott The Shetland Arts literature festival, Wordplay, kicked off its 20th anniversary celebrations on Wednesday with a five-day celebration of the written word. Hosted by author Malachy Tallack, this year’s festival features guest authors of local, national and international acclaim for readings, workshops and school …

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Pityriasis Rosea-like rash as a possible dermatological manifestation after Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: case report and brief review of the literature. »- Pedrazini – – Dermatological therapy

Pityriasis pink (RA) has manifested in patients with COVID-19 as well as after vaccination protocols against SARS-CoV-2. It has a possible association with the HHV-6B virus (infantile roseola) and can be controlled with antivirals such as acyclovir as well as the amino acid L-Lysine which has shown a positive result …

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where to start with his literature – the Calvert Journal

László Krasznahorkai is probably the best-known contemporary Hungarian author. Her work received the International Booker Prize in 2015, the National Book Award for Translated Literature in 2019, and the America Award for Lifetime Contribution to International Writing in 2014, among many others. Known for his breathtaking and demanding prose and …

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True tales: water problems | Cantonal citizen

By George T. Comeau Historic flooding in the 1880s observed at the Revere & Son mill (Courtesy of the Canton Historical Society) The following is an excerpt from “Water Problems,” the latest installment of True Tales from Canton’s Past by local historian George T. Comeau. It has been a very …

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