Stories about Literature from June, 2008
Russia, Ukraine: Cruiser ‘Aurora'; Baptism of Rus
Cyprus Convention, Cruiser ‘Aurora’ and the story of the introduction of Christianity by Prince Vladimir 1020 years ago – at De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis.
Guyana: Lines of Love
Signifyin’ Guyana uses John Agard's poetry to explain why she cannot separate love from sex: “The poems speak on all possible aspects of a couple's involvement–the physical, the cerebral, the spiritual…”
Kuwait: Shaikh Saad Remembered
Kuwaitis are still mourning the death of their former ruler Shaikh Saad Al Abdulla Al Sabah. Abdullatif AlOmar brings us the reactions of Kuwait's bloggers in this post.
Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Writers’ Feud
Both Caribbean Free Radio and Geoffrey Philp link to Christopher Lydon's report on the Walcott-Naipaul feud that got even more nasty at the recently-concluded Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica.