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Writers and artists living utopic lives in foreign places
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Old mind, loverofbeauty: arthur rimbaud in harare

Old mind, loverofbeauty: arthur rimbaud in harare | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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The Black Nile: Floating Through A Changing Africa (VIDEO) - Huffington Post

The Black Nile: Floating Through A Changing Africa (VIDEO) - Huffington Post | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
The Black Nile: Floating Through A Changing Africa (VIDEO)Huffington PostMorrison's book, far more even-keeled than his boat, skips the post-colonial hand wringing and offers instead a series of profiles of the chronically chatty people who live...
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A Short Walk through Tahir Wattar’s ‘The Earthquake’

A Short Walk through Tahir Wattar’s ‘The Earthquake’ | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Interested in the meditations of homicidal religious men revolting against wealth redistribution and threatening retribution? Tahir Wattar’s The Earthquake might be for you.
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Alexandria, Remembered: Once Upon a Time in Egypt (Foreign Policy, 25 April 2011).

Alexandria, Remembered:  Once Upon a Time in Egypt (Foreign Policy, 25 April 2011). | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Odette Tawil and Elie Moreno on Sidi Bishr Beach, 1959 (Photo: Elie Moreno)

A brief nod to Lawrence Durrell appears in the opening of "Alexandria, Remembered:  Once Upon a Time in Egypt" (Fore...
 
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CHARLOTTE RAMPLING CAVAFIS YOURCENAR ATHENS 8 10 2009

[@rtD CULTURE INTERNET TV http://sites.google.com/site/artdcultureinternettv/ / http://camerastyloonline.wordpress.com/ ] Η Charlotte Rampling υπό το βλέμμα ...
 
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Constantine P. Cavafy Poems (English)

 

 
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Lawrence Durrell - Durell's Alexandria Quartet

Lawrence Durrell - Durell's Alexandria Quartet | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Today in Literature presents Lawrence Durrell - Durell's Alexandria Quartet, and other stories about the great books, writers, characters, and events in literary history.
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Bei Dao: Today's Chinese literature is uninspired - China Daily

Bei Dao: Today's Chinese literature is uninspired - China Daily | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
China DailyBei Dao: Today's Chinese literature is uninspiredChina DailyIn his eyes, compared to the prosperity in the 1970s and 1980s, today's Chinese literature is uninspired.
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Witold Gombrowicz, and to Hell with Culture - Words Without Borders

 

 
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Marcel Duchamp - In His Own Words (Part 2)

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Andrea Contin's curator insight, April 14, 4:00 AM

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Andre Malraux, the Great Pretender - NYTimes.com

 

 
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Shanghai District Guide: French Concession -- general info | Shanghai Expat

Shanghai District Guide: French Concession -- general info | Shanghai Expat | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
This is the first in a series of articles that will profile different districts of Shanghai for newcomers. We will focus on housing options, transport, entertainment, and other lifetyle issues to help people decide where to live.
 
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André Malraux

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FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF RIMBAUD... IN HARAR - Harar, Ethiopia Travel Blog

FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF RIMBAUD... IN HARAR - Harar, Ethiopia Travel Blog | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Flavorwire » Thus With a Kiss: 10 Spectacular Suicides in Literature

Flavorwire » Thus With a Kiss: 10 Spectacular Suicides in Literature | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill (Thus With a Kiss: 10 Spectacular Suicides in Literature http://t.co/kReMt73...)...
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Minor characters in Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet

Minor characters in Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
A look at the use of character in The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell.
 
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Exiled Writers Ink ! - Poetry Cafe

Exiled Writers Ink ! - Poetry Cafe | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
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Multimedia-English - Sean Connery recites Ithaca by C. Cavafis

Multimedia-English - Sean Connery recites Ithaca by C. Cavafis | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Multimedia-English - Some years ago, two good friends, movie star Sean Connery and composer Vangelis, joined forces releasing a single to honour one of the greatest Greek composers from the 20th.
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ALEXANDRIA QUARTET - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com

ALEXANDRIA QUARTET - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com | Literary exiles | Scoop.it

 

 
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Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 23, Lawrence Durrell

Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 23, Lawrence Durrell | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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hackwriters.com - Exile in Buenos Aires

hackwriters.com - Exile in Buenos Aires | Literary exiles | Scoop.it

 

 
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BOOK REVIEW / Escape to Buenos Aires, with no tanks: Transatlantyk - Witold Gombrowicz: Yale, pounds 15.95

BOOK REVIEW / Escape to Buenos Aires, with no tanks: Transatlantyk - Witold Gombrowicz: Yale, pounds 15.95 | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
WHILE the Polish cavalry were heroically and hopelessly charging German Panzer tanks, Witold Gombrowicz, one of Poland's foremost young writers, was half a world away in Buenos Aires, where he landed from a transatlantic liner in August 1939.
 
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The Exiles of Marcel Duchamp - The MIT Press

The Exiles of Marcel Duchamp - The MIT Press | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Exile as the dominant fact of Marcel Duchamp's life and artistic practice: how the "spirit of expatriation" and sense of dislocation infused the mobile objects and disjunctive spaces of Duchamp's readymades and experimental exhibition installations.
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The French Concession - Shanghai

The French Concession - Shanghai | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
Shanghai's French Concession has a new online presence. Find out about the former concession's history, architecture and what the area is today. Contribute with photos and stories yourself!
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Hip in Shanghai: The French Concession District

Hip in Shanghai: The French Concession District | Literary exiles | Scoop.it
The French Concession is an area of Shanghai that was, in the past, designated as a home for French traders and businesspeople in Shanghai. Today, however, it is one of the hippest places in town, endowed...
 
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