Andrew V. Pestano LUEBECK, Germany, April 13 (UPI) — Günter Grass, author of The Tin Drum and Nobel literature prize winner, has died at a clinic in Luebeck, Germany, at the age of 87.
A new literature quarter is planned for the Royal Mile to provide a year-round hub promoting the Scottish capital's designation as Unesco City of Literature.
Tencent Literature, the online literature arm of China Internet giant Tencent, will team up with Trajectory of Massachusetts to sell Tencent Literature’s catalog of more than 200,000 eBooks to North and South American customers. The partnership also allows for Trajectory to import English-language eBooks to Tencent’s customer base of over 820 million active users, the two said in a press …
Attiya Ahmad (George Washington University), “;Refracted Images: the Ordinariness of Middle Eastern Gendered Photography in Socio-Historical Context.”; – Dominic Brookshaw (Oxford University), “;Telling Stories: The Female Voice in 19th and 20th Century Persian Poetry”; – Nasrin Rahimieh (University of California, Irvine), “;Women Writing Ordinary Lives”;
Kannada and culture minister Umashri will release complete literature of renowned writer late Basavaraj Kattimani here on 9th April.
Literature and drama classes help students to find emotional balance. They open doors to how other people live. By entering in imagination into other peopleâ€™s lives, students become friendly and more open to others. They see their own pain and difficulty as part of the process of becoming adult.
The relevance of Sangam literature for the present day youth was highlighted at the two day workshop organised by the Department of Tamil of Periyar University which concluded here on Tuesday.
I was almost sorry to see the developers of the Clean Reader app — which would have allowed squeamish or morally didactic readers to remove profanity from books — take “immediate action to remove all books from our catalogue” last week, in response to authors…
Organisers of the Splendid Literature Series have said that six winners have emerged in the 2014 edition. ‘These are Nnamdi Momah,; with ‘The Journey to Nigeria’; Izuchukwu Udokwu, with ‘Life in Broken Pieces’; Ezechukwu Emmanuel Amarachi, with “The Taming of Ekwensu”; Uchenna Ofili, ‘A Time Machine Surprise’; Elijah Faith, ‘Lesson for Fathers’; and Chibuihe Obi,… [Read More…]
Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83, Swedish publisher Bonniers said Friday. The reclusive, mild-mannered wordsmith — considered a master of metaphor and one of the most important Scandinavian poets of the post-World War II era — died Thursday after a short illness said Bonniers spokeswoman Anna Tillgren. In famous collections such as the 1966 …