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- Poetry publishing in the post-publisher world
Dead-tree publishing has been in a quiet, lumbering crisis for many years now. Publishers are understandably confused over their role in a world that exchanges information freely and is stocked with e-book readers and high-tech print-on-demand services ...
- Tamburlaine's Seductive Terror
Geoffrey Oâ€™Brien The career of Christopher Marloweâ€™s world-conquering Tamburlaine, performed by John Douglas Thompson at the Theatre for a New Audience, progresses like a river in flood, rising steadily and irresistibly and spilling over into actions of spectacular destruction, sparing nothing that stands in opposition. Thompson has created a unified person of the most extreme contradictions.
- Community celebrates Kwanzaa at Saturday festivities - Columbia Missourian
Columbia MissourianCommunity celebrates Kwanzaa at Saturday festivitiesColumbia MissourianDuring the celebration, which had around 70 people in attendance, Imani passed around the unity cup, sang, recited poetry and reviewed the seven values of Kwanzaa with the crowd. ... â€œIn our day and time, families are so spread out,â€ Thompson said.and more »
- The Foodie Tour Craze Arrives - Rockland, Bite by Tasty Bite - Freepress Online
Freepress OnlineThe Foodie Tour Craze Arrives - Rockland, Bite by Tasty BiteFreepress OnlineApparently, the month of mead drinking started as a Celtic practice that encouraged fertility in newlyweds. The Greeks went further, claiming mead to be the nectar of the gods that spurred humans not just to acts of procreation, but also to acts of ...
- A Dad Gets a New Perspective on Family When He Talks to a Teen Who Deeply Wants One
as long as itâ€™s real love, yeah, I donâ€™t have an issue with it. I donâ€™t judge. Rich: So, youâ€™re a talented kid, too. You are an artist. I hear youâ€™re a poet. Chris: Yeah, I like poetry. Mostly, I use my poetry in my rap music. I like rap.
- Oscar Wilde â€” Cricket's connections with the legendary author - Cricket Country
Cricket CountryOscar Wilde â€” Cricket's connections with the legendary authorCricket CountryThis was the very second verse of the Ballad of the Reading Gaol, the final work of Oscar Wilde's literary career, published two years before his death. The author of The Picture of Dorian Gray was hardly a sportsman, demonstrating every bit of the ...and more »
- Bruce Phillips: A voice that shaped Canadian political discourse for decades ... - Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa CitizenBruce Phillips: A voice that shaped Canadian political discourse for decades ...Ottawa CitizenCanadian journalistic icon Charles Lynch, then chief of Southam News, described Phillips as the best writer ever to grace the halls of Parliament â€” â€œcapable of prose that came close to poetry.â€ ... As the Southam correspondent in Washington during the ...and more »
- Roger McGough: The poet on 1960s Liverpool, Radio 4 and improving with age
At first he wrote â€œthe usual teenage stuff, questioning yourself and why you ... It was a great thing to do. I just love doing poetry signings and thereâ€™s always some nice old lady saying â€˜Ooh, Roger, I go to bed with you every Saturday night
- VIU ElderCollege mini-symposium about WW1 open for everyone - Parksville Qualicum Beach News
VIU ElderCollege mini-symposium about WW1 open for everyoneParksville Qualicum Beach NewsFinally, Marsland will show how a comparison of English and German poetry offers insights into popular views and attitudes about the Great War in Germany at the time of conflict with â€œEnglish and German Poetry of the War.â€ The symposium will be held in ...
- Literary Death Match a Knockout in Music City - Nashville Scene
Nashville SceneLiterary Death Match a Knockout in Music CityNashville SceneOn Saturday afternoon, I ran into Chet Weise, chief curator of Poetry Sucks! and head of Third Man Books, the publishing arm of Third Man Records that recently established itself with the stellar poetry and music anthology Language Lessons: Volume I.
- Reading a Poem: 20 Strategies - Yahoo News UK
Reading a Poem: 20 StrategiesYahoo News UKAt one time or another, when face-to-face with a poem, most everyone has been perplexed. The experience of reading a poem itself is as likely to turn us off, intellectually or emotionally, as it is to move us. Unless patronized by celebrities, set to ...and more »
- Vermont PBS's Chuck Pizer receives national recognition - vtdigger.org
Vermont PBS's Chuck Pizer receives national recognitionvtdigger.orgVermont PBS was cited for several of its community engagement activities, including its participation in the American Graduate â€œStory of Championsâ€ campaign, its annual Halloween party for area children, its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest and its ...
- The Letters of TS Eliot, Volume 5: A commanding figure - Irish Times
Irish TimesThe Letters of TS Eliot, Volume 5: A commanding figureIrish TimesThe evidence suggests that the poet was an extremely devout Anglican and deeply concerned about the health of the English church. No contradiction is entailed by his telling his friend John Hayward, in a letter of April 27th, 1930:, â€œI know just enough ...and more »
- Quinton pupils receive top art award for helping with historic mosaics - Halesowen News
Halesowen NewsQuinton pupils receive top art award for helping with historic mosaicsHalesowen News"The pupils were really keen to create their portfolios to showcase what they had achieved during the project and the teachers ran with the ideas to inspire poetry, history topics, field visits and produced some wonderful artwork. Congratulations to ...
- A Carnival of Ideas In Words
The Lucknow Literature Carnival enamoured the literati on its very first day as captivating talks manoeuvred from progressive writers to enriching tales of Guru Dutt and SD Burman flowing into Majaz's far sighted revolutionary poetry and culminating into ...