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· June, 2014

Stories about Literature from June, 2014

Goethe's Faust, Between Classicism and Romanticism

It's sometimes complicated to understand or discuss terms like Classicism or Romanticism, especially for someone who is not involved in literature. But that's not the case with Mª Gemma Romero Perea,...

‘Inner Monologue, Turning Point in Spanish Prose’

On her blog, author Ma. Gemma Romero analyzes the changes in Spanish prose from the evolution of the inner monologue as literary resource. In her article, she takes into account Luis...

For Literary Stars, Life's A Beachside Festival In Jamaica

A relaxed Salman Rushdie, a warm and expansive Jamaica Kincaid, and other delights of the 2014 edition of Jamaica's Calabash Literary Festival. Annie Paul reports.

Trinidadian Writer Makes Frank O'Connor Award Longlist

Repeating Islands notes that Trinidadian writer Barbara Jenkins has been longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for her book Sic Transit Wagon, adding: “The shortlist of six...

10 African Literature Blogs You Should Know About

Kenyan blogger James Murua lists 10 African literature rich blogs: So you want to keep abreast of what’s happening in the African literature space. Want to get news and reviews...

Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman with a Caribbean Connection

The passing of Dr. Maya Angelou on May 28 has resonated deeply in the Caribbean region, thanks in part to the author's West Indian ancestry.

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