Red card, green card – Notes towards the management of hysteria
For now, that moment having passed, I must be culpable of breaking a solemn promise. By the way, since we are on the terrain of literalism, has anyone attempted to ”tear” or rip apart a Green Card? Even a Credit Card?
Point of view and fiction
Many first-time writers of fiction settle on the first person point of view when writing their novels. This is a symptom of the fact that many first-time writers settle on writing novels with heavy autobiographical elements.
'Rare' Anne Frank poem to be auctioned
An "extremely rare" handwritten poem by Anne Frank, penned shortly before she went into hiding from the Nazis, is to be auctioned and could fetch up to 50,000 euros ($55,000), the auctioneers said Thursday.
At UNILAG, scholars question validity of Nobel Prize for Literature
A Book, Bob Dylan As The Very Best, published in 1993 about his songs, put to music, underscores the fact that he is a musician not a poet, though his music has a lot of poetic qualities.
Nnadi preaches unity with the land of my birth
Describing writing as a calling, Abraham Nnadi, a lawyer, said his background in literature has paved way for him to be an author.“Indeed, my background as a lawyer is an advantage, as we write quite often.
Dylan says Nobel left him 'speechless'
Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win that he said left him "speechless".
Big data reveals mixed authorship in 17 Shakespeare plays
Seventeen plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written in collaboration with other playwrights, according to an edition of his works coming out this month that uses "big data" to reveal the mixed authorship. Shakespeare's reputed rival Christopher Marlowe is credited as co-writer in the Henry VI trilogy of plays while playwright Thomas Middleton is credited…
Yakusak’s After They Left relives memories of Jos in Season Of Madness
Jos is a mysterious city; it seemed like a bland banal municipality in terms of social structure, culture and emotional stability when compared to other cities in Nigeria.