Literary religions (II). Literature and cinema after/during secularization: 1989

The Italian literary and cinematographic works of the last twenty or thirty years, very frequently, cannot be interpreted by resorting only to the vocabulary of materialism. In fact, they are populated by rebirths and initiations, faiths, spiritualities and mystics from the most diverse backgrounds to which they end up being assigned leading roles. Often, that … Read more

Success at the Da Vinci high school for the literary café on Pasolini and Caravaggio

It was a morning full of insights and comparisons in the name of culture and art that of January 14 at the Liceo Artistico “Leonardo Da Vinci” in Aversa. The “Literary Café. Caravaggio & Pasolini” began with greetings from the director of instinct Margaret Montalbanoafter which there was the intervention of the professor Rosalba Corvino. … Read more

The literary prize of the Great Mosque of Paris announces its winners

This year, the jury is made up of Jean-Luc Barré, Hélène Carrère d’Encausse, Julie Couturier, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, Chems-eddine Hafiz (President), Pierre Leroy, Aïcha Mokdahi, Jean Mouttapa, Amélie Petit , Jean-Robert Pitte, Philippe Robinet and Benjamin Stora. The prize was awarded, for the year 2022, on December 8, to: In the “Novel” category … Read more

White noises #12, an open door to musical and literary creation

Three meetings are proposed, on December 9 and 10, in Bagnols, Mende and Lanuéjols. For the 12th edition of the Bruits blancs festival, the Rudeboy Crew association, the Théâtre de Mende, as part of its cultural season, the company l’Hiver nu and Scènes croisées de Lozère are once again joining forces to offer a festival … Read more

God save the queer, Michela Murgia’s latest literary effort

The last literary effort of Michela Murgia has as its title God save the queer-feminist catechism (Ed. Einaudi, Stile libero series, page 152). After Ave Mary, the well-known Sardinian writer tackles the controversial relationship between feminism and religion with a refined dialectical verve and feels the overwhelming need for “understand which aspects of life and … Read more

Xue Mo will exhibit literary works depicting life in Western China at the Frankfurt Buchmesse 2022

-Award winning writer Xue Mo will exhibit at the Frankfurt Buchmesse 2022 literary works that portray life in China western FRANKFURTGermany, October 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Chinese writer Xue Mo has brought more than thirty books, including his famous work into the desertto present a thematic exhibition at the China International Book Trading Corporation … Read more

A love story that surpasses any literary fiction

Murcia and Poland are the settings in which ‘El Escultor de almas’ takes place, the first testimonial novel by Cynthia García Egea. “Cynthia did not know, she did not even dream, that her life could suddenly change, that without thinking she would fall in love to such an extent that she would leave everything behind … Read more

Festivals and literary meetings to understand the complexity of the world

In recent years, history seems to have accelerated, with large-scale events that raise new questions looking for satisfying answers. Or at least a compass with which to orient oneself between the uncertainties left by the pandemic emergency and the anxiety linked to a conflict on European territory and to the economic difficulties that affect daily … Read more