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Writers and artists living utopic lives in foreign places
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Alexandria: Mediterranean Global-Heritage City

Alexandria: Mediterranean Global-Heritage City | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Alexandria is not unique as a “world-city” or a globalizing one, with a busy development project harkening to the past, one would think. In fact, look at the excessive development projects in L...
 
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Jerusalem in Exile. Steve Sabella & the Colonization of the Imagination

Jerusalem in Exile. Steve Sabella & the Colonization of the Imagination | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Political Conceptual art project by Steve Sabella exploring the impact of exile, imagined cities and the colonization of the imagination.
 
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Arab Novels, Jewish Characters

Arab Novels, Jewish Characters | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
The flight of Jews from many Arab nations in the middle of the last century was no small event. However, Jewish characters—and I mean particularly from this 1950s, 1960s exodus—are rare in Arabic fiction.
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22 More Rules for Translators: Translating Children’s Books and Translating into ‘Small’ Languages

22 More Rules for Translators: Translating Children’s Books and Translating into ‘Small’ Languages | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Fatima Sharafeddine is an award-winning children’s book writer—her YA novel, Faten, won first prize at the 2010 Beirut Book Fair. She has written and published more than 45 books, and translated several others from English and French into Arabic.
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The Arty Bit: Ah Bliss, Egon Schiele

The Arty Bit: Ah Bliss, Egon Schiele | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
As many of you may have noticed, my past few articles have mainly been concerned with the Young British Artist’s movement. However, dear readers, this week I find myself awake at some dark hour b...
 
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Museum TV Kokoschka Exile and New Home Albertina Vienna

Beginning on 11 April 2008 the Albertina will show the most important of Kokoschka's later works. With the exhibition "Exile and New Home" the Albertina will...
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Fear fuels refugees' Australia dreams - AFP

Fear fuels refugees' Australia dreams - AFP | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
AFPFear fuels refugees' Australia dreamsAFPNo more torture," he said, referring to the precariousness of living illegally in exile Akhbar's dreams underline the desperation that motivates refugees from countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Myanmar ...
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International literature festival concludes today - Himalayan Times

International literature festival concludes todayHimalayan TimesLALITPUR: The International Literature Festival organised with a view to developing the culture of reading among the people and providing a venue for readers to interact closely with...
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“At Home in Exile” : Ladino Music from Salonica, the Greek Jerusalem — ETHN 210

“At Home in Exile” : Ladino Music from Salonica, the Greek Jerusalem — ETHN 210 | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Milan Kundera - INTERVIEW 1968

http://www.nicetomeeteu.com Milan Kundera parle de son livre "La plaisanterie" Milan Kundera talks about his novel "The Joke" Milan Kundera o nowej powieści ...
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Jerusalem residents attack writer Elie Wiesel over appeal to Barack Obama

Jerusalem residents attack writer Elie Wiesel over appeal to Barack Obama | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Holocaust survivor accused of ignoring anti-Arab discrimination in Jerusalem...
 
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Steve Sabella Art. London / Berlin Based Artist from Jerusalem Palestine

Steve Sabella Art. London / Berlin Based Artist from Jerusalem Palestine | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Steve Sabella, contemporary visual artist. London based Palestinian artist. Sabella’s art deals with notions of identity, exile, hyper reality, alienation and home.
 
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Café Tortoni | Article

Café Tortoni | Article | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
... whose surname was Touan, it was named Tortoni after the local in Paris at Boulevard des Italiens where the elite of the Parissiense culture gathered in the 19th century. Inspired by Fin de siècle coffee houses.
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Indie Art & Lit FEED

Indie Art & Lit FEED | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Egon Schiele in Vienna

Egon Schiele in Vienna | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Egon Schiele in Vienna. Part of the series: Expressionist Artists in Vienna. Egon Schiele represented the common man in early 1900s Vienna. Learn about Egon Schiele with tips from an art historian in...
 
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To Write About Anything in Arabic ‘Would Be Suicidal’

To Write About Anything in Arabic ‘Would Be Suicidal’ | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Lately, I have been peering into Islamism and fiction for a forthcoming article in Al Masry Al Youm. I’ve received a good deal of help from Abir Hamdar, one of the organizers of the Islamism in Fiction and Film conference held this past February.
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From 'art queen' to exile: Juárez muralist Mago Gándara seeks her 'revenge' in ... - El Paso Times

From 'art queen' to exile: Juárez muralist Mago Gándara seeks her 'revenge' in ... - El Paso Times | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
From 'art queen' to exile: Juárez muralist Mago Gándara seeks her 'revenge' in ...El Paso TimesJuarez artist Mago Gandara is living in self-imposed exile in El Paso. Mago has turned her old family home into her new studio.
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Taslima's passport tweet angers Nepal - Hindustan Times

Taslima's passport tweet angers NepalHindustan TimesThe author was to arrive in Kathmandu on Saturday to attend the country's first literature festival, but a post on Twitter has ensured she won't come visiting Nasrin who currently resides in New ...
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