Literature

Children’s Literature: Biblical Stories Told

A Snake, a Flood, a Hidden Baby: Bible Stories for Children written by Meir Shalev, illustrated by Emanuele Luzzati and translated into English by Ilana Kurshan; Kalaniot Books, 2021; ISBN 9780998-852799; 38 pages; $ 21.99. By Donald H. Harrison Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The stories of Genesis and …

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Serbian literature has always been queer, says new book

A new book challenges the idea that queerness in Serbia is a foreign concept, imposed on a traditional society by foreigners. Emerging europe speaks to its author, Igor Perišić. For many people, queer culture and the canon of Western Balkan national literature don’t quite go hand in hand. But a …

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Famous Urdu poet Tarannum Riyaz succumbs to COVID-19

Tarannum Riyaz (photo-Twitter) Famous Urdu poet and author Tarannum Riyaz died in a Delhi hospital on Thursday, battling COVID-19. Her husband, Riyaz Punjabi, a former vice-chancellor of the University of Kashmir, died in the city last month. She had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been put on a ventilator …

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Make translated books extra seen

This give attention to literary translation and the interpretation ebook market stems from the current publication of a set of brief tales by Maltese author Trevor Zahra which I translated into English with the help of a grant from the Malta Arts Council and which was printed by Merlin Publishers …

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NIF grants to 11 researchers, writers

The New India Basis (NIF) will award scholarships this yr to 11 students and writers for a set of non-fiction e book submissions relating post-independence India, it was introduced Thursday. NIF scholarships are awarded for a interval of 1 yr with an annual stipend of Rs 18 lakh to every …

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a land gone with a way of longing and loss

Finally, Erpenbeck Ostalgia is a romantic present on a human scale in a set of essays captivated by the main themes of historical past. By no means earlier than has an artist’s work been extra over-determined by the politics of reminiscence, each private and collective. At a time after we …

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