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Writers and artists living utopic lives in foreign places
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The African American Literature - New York Shops & Stores

Real-time local buzz for The African American Literature in New York: find out what locals in New York are saying right now about The African American Literature...
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VIDEO: Iran exile uses web comic to tell story of opposition | Iranian.com

VIDEO: Iran exile uses web comic to tell story of opposition | Iranian.com | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Iran exile uses web comic to tell story of opposition: The authors do not use their real names, but colle...
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Words without Borders: Mexican Drug War Issue

Words without Borders hopes to publish an issue of literature in translation dealing with the Mexican Drug War. (Six days left to make a pledge toward the Words without Borders Mexican Drug War Issue!
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Open Letter from Syrian Author Khaled Khalifa

Open Letter from Syrian Author Khaled Khalifa | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Syrian author Khaled Khalifa, author of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction-shortlisted In Praise of Hate, is circulating an open letter that has been translated into English, French, Spanis...
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Eurozine - The taste of grass - Slavenka Drakulic

Eurozine - The taste of grass - Slavenka Drakulic | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Poème | Arthur Rimbaud |

Poème | Arthur Rimbaud | | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Poème | Arthur Rimbaud | http://t.co/cqJZzGto —via @xavierfisselier...
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Man Asian literary prize shortlist 2011 – in pictures

Man Asian literary prize shortlist 2011 – in pictures | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
The 'Asian Booker' has extended its shortlist from five to seven this year to accomodate 'the power and diversity' of the region's writing.
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Peg O'Connor: Wittgenstein's philosophy sheds light on addiction and recovery

Peg O'Connor: Wittgenstein's philosophy sheds light on addiction and recovery | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Peg O'Connor: Wittgenstein's philosophy sheds light on addiction and recovery (Peg O’Connor: Wittgenstein’s philosophy sheds light on addiction and recovery http://t.co/yjhdYed6...
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Eco-Poco: the Ecocritical Turn Through Postcolonial Eyes - NICA

A far-fetching posthumanist, materialist shift is taking place in the ever-changing field of postcolonial/globalization studies. New, urgent questions are being posed, such as this one: How can we analyse postcoloniality and globalization without ...
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T S Eliot Prize Readings | Southbank Centre

T S Eliot Prize Readings | Southbank Centre | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Southbank Centre is the largest single-run arts centre in the world and includes Royal Festival Hall, Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Poetry Library and 21 acres of creative arts (Sorry this is the link if you're interested in T.
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Gilad Atzmon is an international jazz saxophonist, novelist and writer. Atzmon's album Exile was BBC jazz album of the year in 2003. he is known as the - Worldnews.com

The BBC reported today that PM David Cameron has said that the UK is a Christian country "and we should not be afraid to say so".
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Kurt Tucholsky

Kurt Tucholsky | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Peter Weiss Criticism

Peter Weiss Criticism | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Peter Weiss Criticism and Essays...
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Sean Penn hits out at British 'colonialism' over Falkland Islands

Sean Penn hits out at British 'colonialism' over Falkland Islands | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Actor urges Britain to join UN talks over "the Malvinas Islands of Argentina". (Sean Penn is a fine actor - sadly he ain't much of a man.
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Spanish Revolution material stolen from Barcelona Archive

Spanish Revolution material stolen from Barcelona Archive | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
On 1 February 2012, several important documents were stolen from the Biblioteca de l'Ateneu Enciclopèdic Popular in Barcelona.
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Mexico: PEN Protesta! International Writers Protest in Solidarity With Mexican Colleagues

Mexico: PEN Protesta! International Writers Protest in Solidarity With Mexican Colleagues | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
On January 29, 2012, PEN International, the world’s oldest international literary and human rights organization, held an event in Mexico City called PEN Protesta!
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Eurozine - To name the unnameable - Kenan Malik

Eurozine - To name the unnameable - Kenan Malik | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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The Hindu : Opinion / Lead : Salman Rushdie & India's new theocracy

The Hindu : Opinion / Lead : Salman Rushdie & India's new theocracy | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Salman Rushdie & India's new theocracy."The contours of a new theocratic dystopia are already evident".
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Weak Messianism: Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project

Alexander Gelley, Professor of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine, talks about his book on Walter Benjamin, with particular focus on Benjamin's conception o...
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Michelle Lord | Future Ruins

Michelle Lord | Future Ruins | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Inspired on the novel  ‘The Ultimate City’ by JG Ballard, written in 1976, the artist and photographer Michelle Lord had worked on this project called Future Ruins. The project is divided in five...
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PASSAGES – Walter Benjamin, a suicide, a monument, a film » David Harding

PASSAGES – Walter Benjamin, a suicide, a monument, a film » David Harding | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Passages - memorial to Walter Benjamin - Port Bou (Catalonia, Spain) http://t.co/guX0PZrm...
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Shefaie first Kashmiri woman to get Akademi awards

Shefaie first Kashmiri woman to get Akademi awards | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Noted Kashmiri poetess Naseem Shafaie has been chosen for this year's Sahitya Akademi awards for her poetic collection, becoming the first Kashmiri woman to get the prestigious literary award.
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Agamben, Exile and Compassion « Spritzophrenia

Agamben, Exile and Compassion « Spritzophrenia | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Agamben, Exile and Compassion. Posted by spritzophrenia on December 24, 2011. Today I worked outside with others on a spontaneous project to create an outdoor stage for our New Year's party. It's summer solstice, the longest day.
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Deutsche Botschaft Wilna - Kurt Tucholsky

Deutsche Botschaft Wilna - Kurt Tucholsky | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
The journalist and writer Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935), who undoubtedly wielded one of the Weimar Republic’s most caustic pens as well as being an outstanding literary critic and an astute observer of contemporary political and social developments,...
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Berlin stellt vor: Peter Weiss (1961) 1/2

Erste Folge der Sendereihe "Berlin stellt vor" des SFB aus dem Jahr 1961. Die Reihe, mit welcher die damalige Gegenwartsliteratur einem breiten Fernsehpublik...
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