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  1. Chin-ning Chu

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... her degree in fashion design as just a lesson in how to shop, and focuses instead on her passion for singing and her lack of formal training in English literature- a plus, in her view. She ...

  2. Shelf absorbed

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Literary agents and marketing executives are getting down to business at the world's biggest publishing event. Alister McMillan reports from the Frankfurt Book Fair IT'S NO ACCIDENT that the world's biggest publishing event is held in Germa ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Rushdie addresses conference in New Delhi Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie (left) visits India to address a conference- within two months of pulling out of Asia's bigges ...

  4. Teachers fear classical tragedy is on the books

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei The senior Taiwanese high school students' classical Chinese literature curriculum will be significantly trimmed from next year under a plan by the island's ... would be cut from two-thirds to only half of the Chinese-language curriculum. This would make way for the teaching of colloquial Chinese and Taiwanese language and literature. The number ...

  5. Wolfgang savages Wolf Totem

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Didi Kirsten Tatlow Sinologist Wolfgang Kubin stirred up a hornet's nest when he told German broadcaster Deutsche Welle that contemporary Chinese literature is 'trash'. ... His comments included: 'The people who most look down on Chinese culture and literature are not us foreigners, but [mainland] Chinese themselves. The problem is a Chinese problem, because ...

  6. News - China

    Briefs, September 27, 2012

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... of the party's Literature Research Centre. Xinhua ...

  7. The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2006

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... She says what ensures the stories' place in the world of literature is 'their agelessness and their value as expressions of the perennial art of the storyteller'. She lives in Dublin with her husband, poet Seamus Heaney. Seamus Heaney won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 'for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles ...

  8. Proactive author aims to encourage Nepali writers

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... found the market for English literature there to be similarly disappointing. And she was outraged that several of Nepal's most prominent booksellers had gone from publishing to pirating ... Also, the bookstores didn't pay their authors sometimes. Consequently, the field of literature suffered- discouraging other young people from becoming writers.' Joshi, who earned ...

  9. Get your pens out and prose flowing

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... based in England, and is judged by a distinguished international panel. The winning fellow will become a member of the University of East Anglia's School of Literature and Creative Writing ...

  10. Cultural heritage a high priority

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... gifts. Taiwan's culture runs a lot deeper- from the ancient customs of its native aborigines to modern-day art and literature, distinctive folk opera, puppetry and innovative performing arts ...




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