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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LITERATURE

    UK education revamp leaves US authors on the shelf

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

    ... and substantial" works, including a 19th-century novel, a selection of poetry, a play by William Shakespeare and post-1914 fiction or drama "from the British Isles". Previous rules mentioned ... should have some acquaintance with it," Bate says. The new booklists include a wide sample of modern British literature and drama, including George Orwell's Animal Farm and William ...

  2. News - World - LITERATURE

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind unpublished erotic story, editor says

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

    ... No One Writes To The Colonel was planned yesterday at 1,400 public libraries. In Cuba, the state news agency Prensa Latina announced that this year's Havana Film Festival would be dedicated ...

  3. News - World - LITERATURE

    US CIA reveals how it used Doctor Zhivago to undermine Soviet Union

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... the novel and British intelligence first recognised its propaganda value in 1958, sending the CIA two rolls of film of its pages and suggesting it be spread through the Soviet Union and eastern ...

  4. News - World - LITERATURE

    Ernest Hemingway’s 1955 letter to Marlene Dietrich up for auction

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:33pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Graphic Hemingway letter to Dietrich up for sale A surreal, graphic letter from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, in which the author addresses the film star ... to fetch up to US$50,000. It was written six years before Hemingway's suicide, during the filming of The Old Man and the Sea. Although the bulk of Hemingway's papers- including 30 letters ...

  5. News - World - LITERATURE

    Charlie Chaplin novel unveiled

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 07:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Chaplin's unknown novel is unveiled A virtually unknown novel by Charlie Chaplin- the only book the silent-film comic ever wrote- is being made public for the first time. Footlights was written by Chaplin in 1948 and later transformed into his film Limelight, in which a washed-out clown saves a dancer from suicide. The book is being published ...

  6. News - World - LITERATURE

    Canadian short-story author Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 07:33pm by AFP

    ... Courtship, Loveship, Marriage (2001) became the basis of the film Away from Her from 2006, directed by Sarah Polley. Her most recent collection is Dear Life (last year). Born on July 10, 1931 ...

  7. News - World - LITERATURE

    Agatha Christie's sleuth Poirot to be revived in new novel

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... and Wooster characters in a book out this year and has also written a Bond novel. Hannah, 41, said that although the Poirot and Miss Marple series were both turned into popular film and television ... filmed. But that's not something that I would be at all involved in," she said. Christie has sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in other languages, ...

  8. News - China - LITERATURE

    Auction of Chinese literary couple's letters sparks privacy row

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in 1997, remains a household name in China for his novel Fortress Besieged, about late-1930s middle-class Chinese society. First published in 1947, it was made into a popular television drama ...

  9. News - World - LITERATURE

    To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee sues her agent over royalties

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... against Pinkus' company over commissions he diverted. To Kill a Mockingbird, a story of racial injustice in the American South, won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and was made into a film ...

  10. News - China - LITERATURE

    Attacked by leftists, author Li Chengpeng mulls over filing charges

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Bookstore in Haidian district, and another man was filmed throwing a packaged kitchen knife at Li. The man who punched Li claimed to have a strong aversion to the content of Li's new book, ...




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