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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Spinning yarns and creating fictions

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:57am by Alex Lo

    ... such fictions. He may also find support from the new interdisciplinary study of literature, neuroscience and brain scans like fMRI. When you read an engaging novel, you suspend disbelief and feel ...

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    Where have all Hong Kong's novelists gone?

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19am by Alex Lo

    ... for the literary imagination. Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case. One reason may be that we have done a terrible job in promoting and developing our own literature. A recent letter ... at the expense of the literary art. "Little money and less attention has been set aside for the cultivation of literature in Hong Kong," she wrote, "be it in translation from Chinese ...

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    Porn classic finds worthy translator

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Porn classic finds worthy translator Great news for deviants everywhere, um sorry, I mean literature lovers. One of the greatest scholarly achievements in Chinese literature has been completed- by an American. David Tod Roy, the eminent octogenarian scholar, has finally finished his definitive five-volume translation of Jin Ping Mei, better known as The Plum ...

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    Wishing you a literary Valentine's Day

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:36am by Alex Lo

    ... out of her. "I am not bowing to you. I am bowing to all suffering humanity," he says, surely one of the most ridiculous yet grandest gestures in literature. Seeing a worn Bible ...

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    Soft power doesn't Die Hard, it fades

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... literature-quoting Alan Rickman? I can't remember how many times I've seen the first Die Hard. Likewise the first Rocky movie, the first Rambo, First Blood, also the first Alien, with a statuesque, ...

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    There is always a dark side to love

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... all about bondage, and padlocks and chains. After all, she wrote that famous essay "Must we burn Sade?" which rehabilitated the father of sadism as a key figure of French literature ...



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