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In 1944 Max Harris, 23, was an Adelaide-based poet and co-editor of the modernist and literary art review Angry Penguins. In that year’s edition, it featured the poems of Ern Malley, who was said to have died the previous year at the age of 25. But while posting these poems, he fell in love with …

With the growth of the Internet and social media, and the importance they place on content, copyright has become more important than ever! Copyright covers all types of created content – physical or digital, written, videographic, sound recordings, paintings, photographs, etc. In legal jargon, the term “copyright” is a legal right that protects the interests …

Have you ever suspected that some of the facts of the day on those desk calendars are made up? I imagine someone in an office saying, ‘Quick, we don’t have a fact for April 22, give me one’, and a colleague suggesting, ‘Just say whoever made up the point interrogation was born on this day …

Posted on Sunday August 22, 2021 | 10h47 Updated 3 hours and 6 minutes ago NEW YORK (AP) – By the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to attempt something that seemed unthinkable to early novelists – turning it into fiction. “At the start of the pandemic, I …

There is a tendency to write books featuring famous literary characters for children. In Urdu, among books of this ilk we have Bachchon ke Ghalib (Ghalib for children) or Bachchon ke Iqbal (Iqbal for children) or one of the other renowned modern figures whose lives and works are rendered in simple anecdotal prose and paraphrased …

To paraphrase 18th century British playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan, this book contains much of what is new and what is true. Unfortunately, what is new is not true, and what is true is not new. Mixing his degrees in literature and neuroscience, Angus Fletcher, professor of history science at Ohio State University, offers a spectacularly …

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What is the use of learning a dead language that no one speaks anymore? This is often the criticism addressed to the teaching of Latin. At least it was definitely by my classmates to our – whisper it – full West London school in the late 1980s. For decades, this archaic language was deemed redundant …

It’s August 3, a new month begins and with it 4 weeks of new series, films, documentaries and specials. At Betech, we have collected all the premieres from six platforms –Netflix, HBO Spain, Movistar +, Amazon Prime Video, Disney + and Apple TV +– in a single news, and with links to see the complete …

From the garden table where we chat, I have a good view of John Boyne’s “ego room” – the pale green, light-drenched annex he comes to, at 8:30 am every morning, seven days. out of seven, to write, and which is filled with global editions of the 21 books he has produced over the past …