It is as foil to his brutal, sport-mad, loutish classmates that Stephen Dedalus is thrown into relief as a quiet, sensitive young artist-to-be.
In the schoolyard, delicate and wheezing, Stephen is… 1,769 more words
Indigenous Literature Week 2014 has been and gone, but I have a Giveaway book by an author and artist of Ngai Tahu and European descent that I’m sure will interest readers of short stories… 324 more words
BORN TODAY: – probably in California - Matilda (“Tillie”) Shamlian (family name meaning “one who raises silk worms”), daughter of 26 year old Levon, a Turkish Armenian immigrant and shoemaker, and his wife Flora (21), also a Turkish immigrant. 91 more words
Recently, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of US Army War College published a long report titled “The Next Arms Race” edited by Henry D. Sokolsky… 1,037 more words
Russia is the only country who wants to become a rival to the US while the Chinese dream merely aims at putting an end to China’s miserable past of being bullied by world powers. 2,141 more words