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- 'the stroke of an oar given in true time' - The Fortnightly Review
'the stroke of an oar given in true time'The Fortnightly ReviewHanging over the failed author, like the Sword of Damocles, is the sad tale of poet Thomas Chatterton, who wrote poetry he claimed was by an earlier poet, Thomas Rowley; he was loved and admired at first, but then, at the age of just seventeen, he took ...
- No travel documents, Pak writers to miss mushaira meet in city - Times of India
Free Press JournalNo travel documents, Pak writers to miss mushaira meet in cityTimes of IndiaDheer said this year, the event was dedicated to Late OP Munjal, who was founder-patron of the organization and a noble person with high taste for Urdu poetry. He added that apart from the presentation of the Sahir Awards, an Indo-Pak peace calendar ...No travel documents, Pak writers to miss mushaira meet in city | Ludhiana NYOOOZNYOOOZall 10 news articles »
- Poetry writing workshop slated at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library - Rockdale Citizen
Rockdale CitizenPoetry writing workshop slated at Nancy Guinn Memorial LibraryRockdale CitizenCONYERS â€” If you're a poet and you know it, or just wish to make a go of it, the Conyers-Rockdale Library System may have a class you'll want to attend. In celebration of National Poetry Month, CRLS is offering Express Yourself: A Poetry Writing ...and more »
- Cult Classic - lareviewofbooks
lareviewofbooksCult ClassiclareviewofbooksTo readers more accustomed to romantic literary conventions of dissidence and exile, it is this resignation that strikes an awkward note. The greatest myth about authoritarian society is that most people are active resisters of oppression. In fact, the ...
- Robin Hood in a Time of Austerity - London Review of Books (subscription)
Robin Hood in a Time of AusterityLondon Review of Books (subscription)Still, if we move out from Hobsbawm's focus on the social bandit as actual individual, and consider the entire Robin Hood myth, the ideal remains familiar in our outlaw-free world. The myth requires a great mass of heavily taxed poor people who ...
- Q&A: Successful Ohio University grad Cori McCarthy sets third young adult fiction novel at The Ridges - The Post
The PostQ&A: Successful Ohio University grad Cori McCarthy sets third young adult fiction novel at The RidgesThe PostThe novel is also told in mixed format, containing prose, word art poetry and graphic novel panels illustrated by Sonia Liao. P: Did someone or something in particular inspire the plot? CM: Two days before the last day of eighth grade, my friend passed ...
- 'Micropoet' Rupi Kaur turns short verses into social media stardom
After a string of performances left her yearning to reach an even larger audience, Kaur started experimenting online. Her work flourished in social media circles, particularly among young women who say her her poems are a cathartic experience for them.
- Illustrator Draws up some Magic for Killdeer Students - The Dunn County Extra
The Dunn County ExtraIllustrator Draws up some Magic for Killdeer StudentsThe Dunn County ExtraAnd with that, Cooper's magic filled the air, creating and sharing and bringing to life tales, poems and art that detailed African-American experiences. His presentation is part of a continuation of studies related to Black History Month, which is held ...
- Sidewalk Poetry Competition kicks off in Northfield - Southernminn.com
Southernminn.comSidewalk Poetry Competition kicks off in NorthfieldSouthernminn.comThe kickoff event for the 2016 Sidewalk Poetry Competition was held on Saturday. Twenty Northfield residents gathered at Content â€“ Purveyors of New and Used Books to go over the rules for the competition and to allow previous winners, as well as those ...
- Award-Winning Author James Sallis & Folk Band, Three-Legged Dog: An Evening of Poetry, Prose, and Song! - Mesa Community College News
Mesa Community College NewsAward-Winning Author James Sallis & Folk Band, Three-Legged Dog: An Evening of Poetry, Prose, and Song!Mesa Community College NewsThe Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...and more »
- Honour at home eludes local writers - NewsDay
NewsDayHonour at home eludes local writersNewsDaySOMETIME in April this year, the British Council in Zimbabwe partnered Pamberi Trust to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of probably the greatest English playwright, William Shakespeare. BY TINASHE MUCHURI. Shakespeare is no stranger to ...
- The Kennedy Center and Pro Musica Hebraica Present 'Wandering Stars: Two Centuries of European Jewish Song' - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
The Kennedy Center and Pro Musica Hebraica Present 'Wandering Stars: Two Centuries of European Jewish Song'DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)Less well-known is Sulzer's secular lieder, three of which were on display in â€œWandering Stars,â€ sung by Glanville, among them â€œAnliegen,â€ a musical setting of a Goethe poem, and â€œOrientalischer Liebesgrusse,â€ a setting for German and Hebrew of part of ...
- The very slightly remarkable life of Jeremy Corbyn - GQ.com
GQ.comThe very slightly remarkable life of Jeremy CorbynGQ.comA new biography of Jeremy Corbyn, Comrade Corbyn, written by journalist Rosa Prince, charts the unlikely journey of Jeremy Corbyn from strident and principled upper middle class schoolboy to leader of the Labour Party via Jamaica and Latin America.and more »
- A peek at 5th annual Serca Festival of Irish Theatre - St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert GazetteA peek at 5th annual Serca Festival of Irish TheatreSt. Albert GazetteTrunk Theatre introduces Airswimming, a sad, poignant and at times humorous tale of two women institutionalized for 48 years after having borne children out of wedlock. And Blarney Production's offering is The Good Thief, a one-man show ... The ...
- Hillary Clinton's problem: Too much prose. - Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles TimesHillary Clinton's problem: Too much prose.Los Angeles TimesAsked at the debate what her top priority would be, she listed no fewer than eight items, beginning with solar panels, lower prescription drug costs and paid family leave. Meanwhile, Sanders has been thrilling progressives with an expansive (and, yes ...and more »