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The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Time of Fake News

Below is the text of the 2020 Clark Lecture in English Literature instituted by Trinity College, Cambridge. * Thank you for inviting me to deliver this, the Clark Lecture, now in its 152nd year. When I received the invitation, I scrolled down the list of previous speakers, the many “Sirs” and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:49:50 UTC ]
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On my radar: Emma Jane Unsworth’s cultural highlights

The novelist on William Blake, crying through Greta Gerwig’s Little Women and an insightful poem about teenage masturbationBorn in Bury, Greater Manchester, in 1978, Emma Jane Unsworth studied English literature at the University of Liverpool and received an MA from Manchester University’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-26 10:00:20 UTC ]
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Reimagining Folktales, But for the Ear: A Conversation with Mahsuda Snaith, by Carolyne Larrington

Interviews Carolyne Larrington Audible’s new fiction podcast, Hag, launching August 29, features eight reimaginings of traditional British folktales by eight contemporary female writers, with folktales chosen from across the UK. The collection will be... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-30 14:21:50 UTC ]
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Of Tibetans’ Disenchantment, Reclamation, and New Literacy Space: In Conversation with Tenzin Dickie, by Shelly Bhoil

Interviews Shelly Bhoil Tenzin Dickie is a Tibetan writer and translator and editor of The Treasury of Lives, a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. Her edited anthology, Old Demons, New Deities: 21 Short Stories from... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-06-25 14:25:59 UTC ]
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The Book of Dust, Volume 1

You should not use the word love lightly. Love, about a person, means that every inch of them delights you, even the parts that also cause you pain or terror. It means you care about their flourishing; their way of seeing is dear to you; you want to stroke their hair and serve them cocoa; their... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing Tristram Shandy

The people have spoken: The first title we’ll be reading for the Slate Academy series A Year in Great books will be The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne. And we’ll let you in on a secret: This was our favorite choice of the four as well. Join us as we explore... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for cut-price classics in schools

Publishers are urged to offer schools access to the great works of English literature at low cost by the Education Secretary. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MH Abrams, Norton anthology founder, influential critic, dead at age 102

Esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker helped shape the modern literary canon and wrote one of the 20th century’s most acclaimed works of criticismMH Abrams, an esteemed critic and teacher who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare Folio found in France

A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Foreign Authors Use China’s Social Media to Acquire Readers?

China's Douban is experimenting with crowdsourced translations of English literature, including SF and short stories by David Mitchell. Can it help authors enter the market? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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