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  1. The Plot Against America

    Posted Dec 04th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... an appalling future- a future happening now. Writing in The Guardian, author Blake Morrison suggests that, having set the seal on his oeuvre, Roth deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature. There shall ...

  2. What's On

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... painting techniques. Gao is a renowned playwright who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000. He is also an accomplished artist who uses Chinese ink on paper to portray abstract ...

  3. What's On

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... REVISIT THE NEW WORLD Johan Padan and the Discovery of America is a comedy based on the work of Dario Fo, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997. Translated and performed by comedian Mario Pirovano, the show takes the audience on a revisionist version of Columbus' voyage to the New World. He will sing and dance in this 90-minute one-man show. The show ...

  4. Eyeing Ireland

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the country is famous for winning four Nobel prizes for literature. But for Shanghai's tai-tais, if they know Ireland at all, it is probably as a destination for their children to study. Thanks ... in Shanghai, launched a Chinese website and invited Chinese tour companies and media to visit, to show what the country has to offer. In China, Ireland is best known for its culture and literature ...

  5. Wide Angle: National Geographic Greatest Places

    Posted Dec 04th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of sailors touring New York's Times Square contains references ranging from hip-hop to Rembrandt's The Night Watch to Sinclair Lewis (the 1930 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature ...

  6. The east is green

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and the pocket books of the city's public. After its soccer team, music and dance troupes, the country is best known for its writers, of whom four have won the Nobel Prize for literature- George ... Einstein was to science, so James Joyce was to literature,' said Li Weiping, professor of English language and literature at the Shanghai International Studies University. 'He ...

  7. Question of the week: Which political leader do you admire most?

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the second world war, leading Britain to fight against Nazi Germany and gaining victory. He even won the Nobel Prize for Literature. What an all-round political leader he was! Matthew Lam, 15 Island ...

  8. What's On

    Posted Oct 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YOUNG MAN'S SEARCH FOR TRUTH A local theatre group will stage Dance Me to the End of Love which combines dance, story-telling and live music. Theatre du Pif's performance is inspired by the well-known novel Siddhartha written by Nobel Prize winner for literature, Hermann Hesse. It is about the journey of a young man in search of the truth of life. The production ...

  9. Paint it black

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian is using ink to express himself in another medium, writes Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop HE'S BEST KNOWN for his literature, which was described as having 'opened new paths for the Chinese novel and drama' by the jury that awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000. But Gao Xingjian doesn't just use ink for the written ...

  10. talk back

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should be the only foreign-language material allowed in our public libraries? Foreign literature doesn't even have a corner to call its own. Not even the Nobel prize-winning masterpieces. ... could be ordered, if foreign-language learning centres could be set up, I see no reason why a request to buy Nobel prize-winning literature in German be rejected at all. Desmond Chan, Yau Tong ...




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