Literature

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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