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Inside a mathematical proof lies literature, says Stanford's Reviel Netz - Phys.Org

Inside a mathematical proof lies literature, says Stanford's Reviel Netz - Phys.Org | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Inside a mathematical proof lies literature, says Stanford's Reviel NetzPhys.OrgHow did you become interested in exploring the idea of mathematics as literature?
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Transmitting Ginsberg into the 21st Century by Marc Creamore | The Book Times

Transmitting Ginsberg into the 21st Century by Marc Creamore | The Book Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Transmitting Ginsberg into the 21st Century by Marc Creamore http://t.co/mO9hrOLK #poetry #ginsberg #thebooktimes #read...
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Remembering Maurice Sendak

Remembering Maurice Sendak | Human Writes | Scoop.it

I was incredibly sad to read this morning of the death of Maurice Sendak at 83. It’s hard to imagine that anyone here hasn’t encountered Where The Wild Things Are, whether as the object of a reading of Sendak’s most enduring classic, a reader of it to a child in your life, or even only through the strange, wonderful in its own right, movie adaptation of the book. But Where The Wild Things Are was only part of Sendak’s legacy: as both a writer of his own work and an illustrator for others, he brought new worlds to life and made our own seem a marvelous, even miraculous place.

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A Portrait of Barack Obama as a Literary Young Man - GalleyCat

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A Portrait of Barack Obama as a Literary Young Man...  

 

Vanity Fair has published a long excerpt from David Maraniss‘ upcoming biography, Barack Obama: The Story. The article features excerpts from letters Barack Obama wrote to an old girlfriend and passages from another girlfriend’s diary.

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Marcel Khalife: The Bob Dylan Of The Arab World - NPR

Marcel Khalife: The Bob Dylan Of The Arab WorldNPRKhalife is famous for translating poetry into music. For years, he collaborated with the nationalist Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. "It began when I graduated from the music conservatory in Beirut.
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A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste by Ezra Pound

A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste by Ezra Pound | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Read the latest issue of Poetry magazine-- the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English speaking world-- or browse over 100 years of the magazine in the archive featuring poems and prose by T.S.
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Richard Brautigan viewed as a troubled hippie poet who took his life as lovers often do | HULIQ

Richard Brautigan viewed as a troubled hippie poet who took his life as lovers often do | HULIQ | Human Writes | Scoop.it
EUGENE, Ore. – Next to Ken Kesey, the late poet Richard Brautigan – who was the same age as Kesey and grew-up near Ken outside Eugene – is viewed as one of the most celebrated “Hippie poets” in this region now as National Poetry Month nears its end.
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Poetry analysis: Dover Beach, by Matthew Arnold - by John Welford - Helium

Matthew Arnolds (1822-88) major contribution to English literature was as a prose writer, but in his early years he wrote a considerable quantity ..., John Welford (Poetry analysis: Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold http://t.co/Ihzm717y...
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Poetry helps Choctaw students express emotion

Poetry helps Choctaw students express emotion | Human Writes | Scoop.it
CHOCTAW — Ninety freshmen put their voices on the pavement Thursday at Choctaw High School. Using chalk, they wrote verses of their favorite poems, including some originals, in a busy courtyard.
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12 Remarkable Quotes about writing


“ 12 Remarkable Quotes About Writing
1. “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” ~...

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Is science fiction literature's first international language? - The Guardian

Is science fiction literature's first international language? - The Guardian | Human Writes | Scoop.it

"Language may be the most obvious barrier to cultural exchange, but it is also the easiest to hurdle: a good translator can capture much if not all of the character of a great novel. The real barrier to sharing between cultures is culture itself."

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Wendell Berry, American Hero

Wendell Berry, American Hero | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A visit with the spiritual founder of the food movement in the United States. (My Nominees For The Next #NobelPrizes for Peace & Literature Are The Same Man: #WendellBerry.
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Wislawa Szymborska - Nobel Lecture

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Yesterday : Poetry Everywhere : Video : The Poetry Foundation

Yesterday : Poetry Everywhere : Video : The Poetry Foundation | Human Writes | Scoop.it
by W. S.Merwin (Yesterday : #Poetry Everywhere : Video : The Poetry Foundation: http://t.co/MyEFBZ1e...)...
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I'm NOT a POET and I KNOW it!

I'm NOT a POET and I KNOW it! | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A retort by a writer about his frustration at writing poetry in rhyme. Constant attempts that fail miserably force him to write this sarcastic explanation of his failure at this art form.
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Sprinkles to Kindergarten!: Poetry Fun!

Sprinkles to Kindergarten!: Poetry Fun! | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poetry Fun! We have started poetry and I must say - WOW! We start each day in writer's workshop with a poem. My cuties are loving Jack Prelutsky right now. They are begging for another poem by him each day.
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Tam Poet Channels Marvin Gaye, Heads to DC - Patch.com

Tam Poet Channels Marvin Gaye, Heads to DC - Patch.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Tam Poet Channels Marvin Gaye, Heads to DCPatch.comTam High senior Billy Butler caught the poetry bug less than a year ago.
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Poetry for Children: 5Q Poet Interview Series: Jane Yolen

Poetry for Children: 5Q Poet Interview Series: Jane Yolen | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Our 5Q Poet Interview series for National Poetry Month concludes with this interview with Jane Yolen about her new book, Bug Off Creepy, Crawly Poems. Graduate student Lisa Cockrell offers this interview (plus) with Jane.
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Helicopter to drop 100,000 poems on South Bank to launch Poetry Parnassus [22 April 2012]

Helicopter to drop 100,000 poems on South Bank to launch Poetry Parnassus [22 April 2012] | Human Writes | Scoop.it
100,000 bookmarks printed with the text of poems will be dropped by helicopter onto Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank this summer to launch the world's largest ever gathering of poets. (RT @southbanklondon: Wow!
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Lute player finds music in late friend's poetry

Lute player finds music in late friend's poetry | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Master oud (Arabic lute) player Marcel Khalifé, along with the Al Mayadine Ensemble, will perform Friday at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.
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Arts Events Planned During London Olympics

Arts Events Planned During London Olympics | Human Writes | Scoop.it
LONDON — A festival of fire at Stonehenge. Acrobatic displays in cathedral naves.
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The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature ...

The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese is the most comprehensive anthology of Japanese literature since the mid-nineteenth century; but, with two enormous (and expensive) volumes, it's a bit daunting for all but the ...
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Is writing slowly becoming a lost art? - by Laurie Childree - Helium

Is writing slowly becoming a lost art? - by Laurie Childree - Helium | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Writing is slowly becoming a lost art; at least those things written by hand with pen and paper are.
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New arts, music festival coming to Fremont - Fremont News Messenger

New arts, music festival coming to Fremont - Fremont News Messenger | Human Writes | Scoop.it
New arts, music festival coming to FremontFremont News MessengerFREMONT -- The first three-day Sandusky County Arts & Music Festival will showcase the county's young artists and musicians during a week-long series of events in May.
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