Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Literature

The Missing Chapter of ‘The Tale of Genji’ Found In Tokyo

Some discoveries of missing or little-known relics and historical objects can make you stunned. This is what happened when the missing chapter of the...

‘A Cradle Song’: Beautiful Sounds From the Eternal Poem by William Blake

I learned William Blake's A Cradle Song through a music class I was taking my infant to and I still sing it to him...

‘Continue’ by Maya Angelou, a Poignant and Beautiful Poem

Maya Angelou, the prolific American writer, civil rights activist, and poet wrote a flawless and touching poem titled Continue, that struck a chord with...

Dr. Norman Rosenthal: Prescribing Poetry to Battle the Pandemic

The pandemic has hit humanity hard and the mood of much of the world is dark. Still, open any social media platform and you...

The Timeless Story of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King

One of the most famous Chinese legends concerns the Monkey King, or Sun Wukong, known to the Chinese as a character from Journey to the West,...

Caitriona Lally Went From Student to Janitor and Now Award-Winning Author at the Same College

Caitriona Lally won the prestigious Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, one of Ireland’s most prestigious literary honors. It is awarded annually by Trinity College...

On James Burke’s Novel ‘Book of Bravery’

At the heart of this era-hopping, original, and ultimately satisfying book is the journey of one good man who learns what is truly worth...

Smuggled Poems of Hong Kong Bookseller Get Published in Sweden

Gui Minhai is a bookseller from Hong Kong who is currently languishing in prison because he offended the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). However, Gui...

Will Chinese Rise as a Global Language? Academic Says ‘Yes’

With the continuing rise of China as a global economic and trading power, there is no barrier to prevent Chinese from becoming a global...

The Hero’s Journey: The Ultimate Adventure

Through some of the most pathbreaking pieces of writing such as The Power of Myth, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, and the Inner...

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