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The best books on Vietnam: start your reading here | Pushpinder Khaneka

The best books on Vietnam: start your reading here | Pushpinder Khaneka | Literary News | Scoop.it
Our literary trip to Vietnam reviews three books haunted by the spectres of war and authoritarian ruleThe Sorrow of War by Bao NinhThis rare account of the American (aka Vietnam) war by a North Vietnamese army veteran, although fiction, revealed...
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WG Sebald's quietly potent legacy

WG Sebald's quietly potent legacy | Literary News | Scoop.it
Out of tune with the hustling digital world, his singular, deeply personal books continue to inspire and intrigue Whenever readers despair of contemporary book culture, pointing to the horrors of Dan Brown or EL James; or to the mind-blowing...
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The Great Gatsby on film: the Reading group's view

The Great Gatsby on film: the Reading group's view | Literary News | Scoop.it
Baz Luhrmann's new version is the latest attempt to adapt a book notoriously hard to bring to the screen I'm writing this a few days before the UK premiere of Baz Luhrmann's new film of The Great Gatsby – at which stage the broad consensus seems to...
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Easy Tools for Difficult Texts? | Textualscholarship.nl

Easy Tools for Difficult Texts? | Textualscholarship.nl | Literary News | Scoop.it

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In Praise of the Unloved

In Praise of the Unloved | Literary News | Scoop.it
There is something intriguing about forgotten novels by famous authors. Why, for example, do general readers and academics alike adore Middlemarch and Adam Bede and yet leave Romola to gather dust like a neglected maiden aunt slumped in a chair?
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Summer Viewfinder is here

Summer Viewfinder is here | Literary News | Scoop.it
Viewfinder 91 includes articles on audiovisual citation, 1960s British cinema-going, the online delivery of the Roundabout cinemagazine and Dziga Vertov's early Soviet newsreels, accessing the archive of BBC World service ...
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Before and After: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poem, "The Battle of Marathon"

Before and After: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poem, "The Battle of Marathon" | Literary News | Scoop.it

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StoryKid, Created By Literature PhDs, Is An App That Helps Young Ones Tell ... - TechCrunch

StoryKid, Created By Literature PhDs, Is An App That Helps Young Ones Tell ... - TechCrunch | Literary News | Scoop.it
StoryKid, Created By Literature PhDs, Is An App That Helps Young Ones Tell ...
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New award to recognize excellence in Caribbean Literature for Young Adults - Go Jamaica (press release)

New award to recognize excellence in Caribbean Literature for Young Adults - Go Jamaica (press release) | Literary News | Scoop.it
New award to recognize excellence in Caribbean Literature for Young Adults Go Jamaica (press release) Since its inception in 2008, the Burt Award for African Literature has resulted in the publication of nearly 150,000 copies of 24 titles for young...
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The digital truths traditional publishers don't want to hear

The digital truths traditional publishers don't want to hear | Literary News | Scoop.it
The choices offered by digital publishing can only be good news for writers, says Barry Eisler. So why are traditional publishers so angry?
Until November 2007, when Amazon introduced the Kindle, the only viable means of book distribution was paper.
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Really Old Medieval Cookbook Found - Patheos - Patheos (blog)

Really Old Medieval Cookbook Found - Patheos - Patheos (blog) | Literary News | Scoop.it
Sahara Samay Really Old Medieval Cookbook Found - Patheos Patheos (blog) Re – the “hen in winter” dish, Giles Gasper from Durham University's Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies said, “We believe this recipe is simply a seasonal...
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Celebrating Christine Brooke-Rose

Celebrating Christine Brooke-Rose | Literary News | Scoop.it
By MICHAEL CAINES
Readers of the most recent TLS Poem of the Week will already know what Christine Brooke-Rose’s first contribution to the TLS was: “The Lunatic Fringe”, a poem published in 1956.
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Latest on the BUFVC Moving Image Gateway

The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,350 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas.
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The language and influences of the early Bob Dylan

The language and influences of the early Bob Dylan | Literary News | Scoop.it
Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, celebrates his 72nd birthday on 24 May 2013.
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Facebook: a language

Facebook: a language | Literary News | Scoop.it
Today is Mark Zuckerberg’s 29th birthday – yes, the co-founder and CEO of Facebook is still under thirty. Facebook turned nine this February, which is surprisingly young given its influence upon the English language.
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Apple Corps to Beatlemania: the language of the Beatles

Apple Corps to Beatlemania: the language of the Beatles | Literary News | Scoop.it
The Beatles are regarded by many – including me – as the greatest band of all time, and few would doubt the significance of their impact on popular music.
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Bram Stoker's Ever-Evolving List of Characters for Dracula

Bram Stoker's Ever-Evolving List of Characters for Dracula | Literary News | Scoop.it
Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula (1897), returned to this page again and again while drafting his novel between 1890–1896.

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Project Colony

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By TOBY LICHTIG
"Are you here
for the party?", asks the girl. 
She's wearing red
lipstick, a summer frock and an expression of benign wonderment. We tell her we
are. 
"Oh
good!" she cries, clapping her hands.
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Bram Stoker's Ever-Evolving List of Characters for Dracula

Bram Stoker's Ever-Evolving List of Characters for Dracula | Literary News | Scoop.it
Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula (1897), returned to this page again and again while drafting his novel between 1890–1896.

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Postcolonial Literature conference at UMF May 2-3 - Daily Bulldog

Postcolonial Literature conference at UMF May 2-3 - Daily Bulldog | Literary News | Scoop.it
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48th Medieval Studies Conference May 9-12 at WMU - WILX.com - WILX-TV

48th Medieval Studies Conference May 9-12 at WMU - WILX.com - WILX-TV | Literary News | Scoop.it
48th Medieval Studies Conference May 9-12 at WMU - WILX.com
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Thousands of Middle Ages enthusiasts are expected to gather at Western Michigan University next week for a four-day conference.
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The best books on Nigeria: start your reading here | Pushpinder Khaneka

The best books on Nigeria: start your reading here | Pushpinder Khaneka | Literary News | Scoop.it
Our literary tour of Nigeria takes in precolonial times, the fallout of war and the double-edged sword of oil wealth • Read the next in our series, on Colombia Our new series opens the door on countries in the developing world that not all our...
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Bath Spa University - Master of Arts (MA) in Travel and Nature Writing

Bath Spa University - Master of Arts (MA) in Travel and Nature Writing | Literary News | Scoop.it

Via Herbaceous , Maria Nunzia @Varvera
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BoB National is getting an upgrade

BoB National is getting an upgrade | Literary News | Scoop.it
This year will see an exciting new upgrade for BoB National - the BUFVC’s unique shared online off-air TV and radio recording service – including new features and an improved user experience.
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