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  1. Mixing literature with advertising, publisher finds profit again in stories

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in on the trend of turning popular books into films, television series and plays. He frequently cites the Harry Potter series and The Da Vinci Code as examples of good literature being used to generate money. He is working on adapting one of his popular publications, a love story again, for the theatre and says the company will diversify its range of literature to capture the mainland's ...

  2. Interpretation of classic text proves literature is fun for all

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... The Divine Comedy between 1308 and 1321. It is one of the world's greatest works of literature and tells of the poet's imaginary journey through the kingdoms of the dead into Hell. Another ... off those who read it. The Divine Comedy is the most translated poem in Western literature. It has been made into movies, graphic novels, dances, puppet shows and heavy metal concerts. It has ...

  3. Literature and art find online home

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Young Post intern Beatrix Chau Jeff Zroback and Tammy Ho came up with the idea of an online journal two years ago. They noticed that, despite an abundance of English online journals around the world, there were none in Hong Kong. Zroback, an editor, an ...

  4. Literature Festival brings words to life

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council have organised the Sixth Hong Kong Literature Festival, which runs until July 16. This year, the festival is promoting the theme 'Living the Literary Life'. The aim is to highlight the close relationship between literature and daily life and encourage people to enjoy a lighter, more approachable ...

  5. Festival promotes literature

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... MICHELLE CHAN City UNIVERSITY of Hong Kong (CityU)'s second City Literary Festival last weekend helped raise interest in literature. Prominent writers took part in the symposiums and exchange forums held locally and in Macau. The event, with the theme 'City Changes and Road of Literature', was aimed at promoting literature in the two cities and encouraging young ...

  6. HK launches literature festival to promote local writers

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.27pm: The 5th Hong Kong Literature Festival- one of the territory?s major literary events which aims to promote literature and writers- began on Friday afternoon, the Government Information Service said. With the theme of 'New Vision of Literature', the festival features a variety of programmes including an exhibition showcasing more than 160 portraits ...

  7. French literature to take centre stage at Book Fair

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A French Day will be included in this year's Book Fair to promote French literature and culture. Organisers insist it has nothing to do with last year's embarrassing snub ... will serve coffee,' the spokesman said. A special zone focusing on movies and literature will be set up. Exhibitions, film screenings and discussion sessions on the relationship between the two ...

  8. Vibrant mixture of literature and events

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exhibitors have exciting plans this year, from hi-tech learning tools and children's books to story telling by celebrities and authors The 18th Hong Kong Book Fair, which runs from today until next Tuesday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition C ...

  9. Literature live

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hear the writers talk about their craft. This year's festival covers the broadest range of genres yet March 6 The Journey Home Who Readings by Jess Rowe, Dave McKirdy, Robin Minietta, Madeleine Marie Slavick, Elsie Tu Where St John's Cathedral W ...

  10. Doctor's Day Off/Modern People

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui In 1952, Minoru Shibuya made two films. The first was Doctor's Day Off, which uses a comedic premise- a physician who can't close his clinic for the day because of the endless stream of patients- to reveal the tragic circumstances ...




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