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After a longish hiatus, time to resume the occasional mash-up of SNLC with the Metropolitan Opera HD-cast series begun by DK'er Demi Moaned some time back.
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In anticipation of the UK's biggest comics exhibition to date, Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK, the British Library has unveiled a brand new artwork by 'Tank Girl' and 'Gorillaz' co-creator, Jamie Hewlett, featuring a sassy new female character.
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Huntingtower was a departure for John Buchan. Published between the third and fourth of his tremendous Richard Hannay novels, the book's protagonist is not a soldier-turned-spy, but instead a retired Scottish grocer who joins a quixotic effort to rescue a Russian noblewoman from Bolsheviks.
13 hrs ago | Daily Kos
That's a collective "we," not meant to single out or even suggest any individual, although it is individuals who do the thinking and acting in this world.
17 hrs ago | IcNetwork
When it comes to our children getting a rounded education we should make time for imagination and our own literary heritage, says the Literature Wales boss The poet recalls dreaming "with unclosed lids" during a school lesson, thinking fondly of home and playtime, until he wakes to the sound of the classroom door opening.
The proposition of a musical version of the hit 1976 film, Rocky , penned by and starring Sylvester Stallone was dubious at best.
Ashley Little, a master of fine arts student with UBC's Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, has been nominated for two BC Book Prizes-for two of her novels.
The new economic ideas of John Maynard Keynes were much in fashion in that period; this new book judged them rather harshly.
"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .
I believe it is legitimate for educators to disagree about what topics and classics should be taught in the high school curriculum, but I think that every high school student -- especially those not planning to go on to college -- needs to be able to recognize and to value symbolic language, especially metaphors.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie let out a whoop of joy when her novel Americanah won the National Book Critics Circle's fiction award on Thursday night.
You don't remember Mavis Gallant ? If you're older than 14, you shared a century with her characters.
Bird-world star: The Wall Street Journal looks at the long-awaited second edition, out this week of David Allen Sibley's 2000 best seller, The Sibley Guide to Bird, that helped "turn him into a birding Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
In 15th- and 16th-century Japan, warlords reigning over different states were constantly at war.
I'm not one who believes the world is so simple that people who agree on one thing necessarily agree on everything else.