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  1. Labels: Gay Literature

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... It is based on a historical blood libel against the Jews in Damascus, Syria, but with an original homosexual interpretation. The novel was awarded the Presidential Prize for Literature in Israel ... book on gay, lesbian and bisexual Singaporeans called SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century. A graduate of Columbia University, where he majored in comparative literature and writing, Ng ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a report on the front page of City yesterday headed 'University faces racism claim', the name of a Chinese literature lecturer at the University of Hong Kong, Li Yui-ching, was misspelled as Yiu-ching. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Q&A with Kwame Dawes

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord A constant quest for truth and identity across many formats Ghanaian-Jamaican poet and author Kwame Dawes might just be literature's Commitments- the hardest-working writer in the world. Now a professor of English at the University of Nebraska, after doing the same job at the University of South Carolina for nearly two decades, and editor of literary journal ...

  4. My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead edited by Jeffrey Eugenides Harper Perennial, HK$104 I have always had a problem with Jeffrey Eugenides. From the moment I misread his name as Jeffrey Eugenics to the moment I read his enormously overrated The ...

  5. So Seussical

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Mar 21-23, 7.30pm, Hong Kong Arts Centre The town of Whoville is under threat, and it is up to Horton the Elephant to come to the rescue. Alongside Horton is the Cat in the Hat, although, as fans of Dr Seuss will already know, the infamou ...

  6. City Boy

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan City Boy by Edmund White Bloomsbury HK$117 City Boy is Edmund White's story of his life in 1970s New York. It's a time of gay liberation and, for White, a period in which he finds acceptance as a writer. For much of the book, howe ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... I think what I write is literature and in good taste Hong Kong columnist Chip Tsao, rejecting the Obscene Articles Tribunal's ruling that his articles are indecent Today's victory is not just for migrant workers but also a victory for justice Eman Villanueva, spokesman for the Asian Migrants' Co-ordinating Body, on yesterday's verdict The people of Libya ...

  8. Bidding for souvenir torch hits HK$1.7m

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian. The first Chinese to win a Nobel Prize for literature, Gao offered autographed copies of his new book, a collection of recent water-ink paintings. By 8pm ...

  9. Fudan University

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fudan University Fudan University in Shanghai merged with Shanghai Medical University in 2000. Areas of excellence are science, economics, literature and medical studies. There are 17 schools, including the schools of law, public health, pharmaceutical technology, economics, management and humanities. The university has five national key laboratories, 57 institutes, and 80 ...

  10. BOOK (1955)

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Russell Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov Olympia Press Perhaps in no other novel has the concept of a caress been so toyed with and distorted, making readers question the boundaries and implications of a simple kiss. But readers of Vladimir Nabokov's L ...




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