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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - LITERATURE

    Hong Kong Book Fair pulls in crowds but needs to attract bigger-name authors

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:07pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... to celebrate.” Literary Agent Marysia Juszczakiewicz "We got a lot of requests to further enhance our cultural side. A fair [has] an obligation to promote culture, so this is what we've been ... year to year, there is no doubt the fair has had a huge impact on the city's cultural landscape; this year will be the third year it hosts "Cultural July", a series of cultural ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book: Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, by J.R.R, Tolkien

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by NYT

    ... translation is a reflection of a time and a culture. Warriors sit at their king's tables, elegant "ring-laden" queens serve mead, the warriors go raiding and die. The women who lament ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LITERATURE

    UK education revamp leaves US authors on the shelf

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by AP

    ... "contemporary writers" without reference to nationality. A requirement to study authors from different cultures has been dropped. "I haven't banned anything," Gove wrote in The Daily ...

  4. News - World - LITERATURE

    US novelist Philip Roth retires from public view after final interview

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... told French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles he was laying down his pen. In the interview with BBC programme Imagine, 80-year-old Roth confirmed his retirement while looking back ...

  5. News - World - LITERATURE

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind unpublished erotic story, editor says

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:36pm by AP

    ... Culture Ministry said on Tuesday that it was creating a US$100,000 annual literary prize that will bear Garcia Marquez's name for the best short story in Spanish. The prize will be launched ...

  6. News - World - LITERATURE

    Obituary: Garcia Marquez, an influence ‘all over the planet’

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:52am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Gabriel Garcia Marquez was an enormous influence on a huge number of writers worldwide, in particular through his 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. Far beyond South America and the wider Hispanic world, Garcia Marquez’s infl ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book review: Milestones on a Golden Road, by Richard King

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... moments such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, to examine fiction from the period. One of the highlights along this road is Hu Wanchun's A Man of Outstanding Quality, ... And then there's The Golden Road, Hao Ran's Cultural Revolution-era opus that was not fully published until 1994. Hao Ran- born Liang Jinguang- was a peasant writer allowed to publish during ...

  8. News - World - LITERATURE

    Obama's half-brother in China to launch new book on family secrets

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 04:14pm by AP

    ... parent patterned on their late father. Mark Obama Ndesandjo also recounts his sporadic but intense encounters with his brother over the years in Cultures: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery. The book ... in the study of Chinese culture, including poetry and brush calligraphy. Trained as a classical pianist, he gives lessons as a volunteer at an orphanage. Some of the book’s profits will go to charities ...

  9. News - Asia - LITERATURE

    Japan’s Murakami again favourite for Nobel prize

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... in a homogenous society, peppering his works with pop culture references. His three-volume novel 1Q84 proved a worldwide phenomenon, and non-Japanese-speaking fans are now eagerly waiting for translation ...

  10. News - China - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan: from farm labourer to literary superstar

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aged 11 to work the land. At the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976, he joined the People's Liberation Army and began to write. In 1984 he attended the Military Art Academy and adopted ... of culture, former University of Hong Kong academic Lung Ying-tai, took a more nuanced view of Mo Yan's politics. "I never thought and I still don't think that he's a so-called red ...




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