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Transgressive literature will always be a minority pursuit

Transgressive literature will always be a minority pursuit
So when Nobel judge Horace Engdahl attempts to prescribe a single route to the creation of significant literature – the unprofessional literary life, without grants or academic posts, in which writers “work as taxi drivers, clerks, secretaries and …
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Nobel Prize in literature: Have you heard of these front-runners?
Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy, arrives to announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, in Stockholm, Oct. 11, 2012. On Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature is expected to be revealed.
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Author Azar Nafisi returns with spirited defense of American literature
In her memorable 2003 best-selling memoir "Reading Lolita in Tehran," Iranian-born college professor Azar Nafisi told a thrilling tale of how she used Western literature as a tool to fight against the oppression of the Iranian theocracy in the years …
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Negotiating divides between literature and philosophy: Prof. Fidelis Okoro's
The forum, he said, was driven by the belief in literature as the “only discipline that has the capacity to open the horizon of the human mind. We believe in the fertilizing power of literature,” said Ukah, who confirmed that “Professor Fidelis Okafor …
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