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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    New compendium showcases local literature from early 20th century

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:48pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou Oliver.chou@scmp.com Hong Kong produced a wealth of literature during the first half of the century Shelf preservation For the past five years, a group of Hong Kong academics have devoted themselves to "filling in the blanks"- assembling the massive Compendium of Hong Kong Literature 1919-1949. With its completion, the city's literary past has finally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1581689/new-compendium-showcases-local-literature-early-20th
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children’s literature expert discusses how to instil passion for books in young readers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:14pm by Cici George

    ... Cici George life@scmp.com Pix of leonard marcus in merlin Children's literature expert Leonard MarcustellsCici George how he helps nurture a lifelong passion for the written word Open books American historian and writer Leonard Marcus is widely considered an authority on children's literature yet he struggled to learn to read as a child. "I was very verbal, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1548805/childrens-literature-expert-discusses-how-instil-passion
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: there's no shortcut to success in literature exams

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by JESSICA OGILVY STUART

    ... Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart life@scmp.com When familiarity breeds confidence My son is taking literature exams soon and doesn't seem to be familiar with the texts. He has never been a big reader and is in a real panic To excel in literature-based exams, you need to be familiar with the set texts and the themes they explore. Some students cling to the belief that reading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1534126/class-action-theres-no-shortcut-success-literature-exams
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meet Göran Malmqvist, Nobel Prize member and champion of Chinese literature

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:37am by Janice Leung

    ... Janice Leung life@scmp.com Göran Malmqvist is a member of one of the most influential literary bodies in the world, and a champion of Chinese literature, writes Janice Leung Nobel deeds When Gao Xingjian won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2000, Göran Malmqvist came under fire for not recusing himself in the awards process. Critics accused Malmqvist, a senior member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1486045/meet-goran-malmqvist-nobel-prize-member-and-champion-chinese
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    It's still a man's world in children's literature, but parents can improvise

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 06:13pm by Michelle Nijhuis

    ... literature. A 2011 study of almost 6,000 children's books published between 1900 and 2000 showed that only 31 per cent had female central characters. While the disparity has declined in recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1389029/its-still-mans-world-childrens-literature-parents-can
  6. News - World - LITERATURE

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

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

    ... Canada's Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature yesterday for her short stories that focus on the frailties of the human condition. She is just the 13th woman to win the coveted award ... the Nobel Literature Prize since it was first awarded in 1901. The last woman to receive it was Herta Mueller of Germany in 2009. She is also the first Canadian to win the prestigious honour. Saul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1328733/canadian-short-story-author-alice-munro-wins-nobel-prize-literature
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Renaissance man

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... women's literature novel All the Flowers in Shanghai; and now Emperors Once More!, the first instalment in what is planned as a detective series. The switch sounds strange: moving from such intellectual avenues as hard-hitting social issues and world literature, into the genre world of crime, serial killers and hard-boozing gumshoes. "The story is really a social and political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1207697/renaissance-man
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    A lifelong love of literature

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... The shortlist for the 2012 prize will be announced on January 9. Parker's love affair with literature began at a young age. Born in Adelaide, Australia, he showed a great aptitude for writing ... much with the sort of passion that I had for literature. "I just found myself drifting back to creative writing, and I started writing short stories. These were published. So I had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1114456/lifelong-love-literature
  9. Lifestyle - Books - NOBEL PRIZES

    Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami among Nobel literature favourites

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 03:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm, speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada’s Alice Munro ... Nobel literature laureate writes novels, in English, is of European origin, averages 65 years of age, and in one of two cases, has a beard or a moustache, according to Swedish public broadcaster ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1058642/alice-munro-haruki-murakami-among-nobel-literature-favourites
  10. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Mo Yan wins world's highest honour for literature with writing rooted in Chinese tradition and influenced by Western peers Chinese writer wins nobel Author Mo Yan made history yesterday by becoming the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Although mainland-born Gao Xingjian won the literature prize 12 years ago, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1059038/mo-yan-wins-nobel-prize-literature

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