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· March, 2007

Stories about Literature from March, 2007

South Africa: Busisiwe, Rest in Peace

Earlier this month, the South African blogosphere lost a blogger, writer, artist and poet, Busisiwe Sigasa (25). She started her blog, My Realities, at the end of last year with...

Russia: Tolstoy's Diary

Ukraine: Book on Chernobyl

Trinidad & Tobago: Abolition of the Slave Trade

Martinique: Owing De Beauvoir

Sierra Leone: claiming Ishmael Beah

Colombia: Garcia Marquez Honoured

Peru: Plagiarism at Every Level

There is no doubt about what has captured the attention of many Peruvian bloggers these past two weeks: the plagiarism of a local blog's content by the daily newspaper, La...

Small taste of Chilean writers and poetry part I

Chile is well known as a country of poets, including Nobel Prize Winners Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1945) and Pablo Neruda,...

El Salvador, Chile: Roque Dalton and Roberto Bolaño

Jamaica: The Digital Revolution

Cameroon: literary giant dies

China: Officer dismissed for blogging

In China, there's more precedent for blogging getting people in trouble with the police than there is for blogging in itself getting one getting fired. So what happens to cops...

Palestine: Free Speech

Bahrain: A better literary life for civil servants?

We begin this week's review of Bahrain's blogs with Lulu's review of Bahrain's second annual Spring of Culture. Regarding the music/poetry/dance performance headlined by Marcel Khalife, and which caused controversy...

China and Japan: Sino-Japanese Studies Journal Online

Nigeria, Cameroon: Purple Hibiscus

Trinidad & Tobago: New Shakespeare play?

Jamaica: What makes a work memorable?

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