Comparative Literature — Its Current Situation and Theoretical Perplexities

Professor Saussy has a range of scholarly interests, including Chinese poetry, literature, aesthetics, and culture. His published articles explore a wide variety of topics such as Chinese musicology, the history of the idea of oral literature, Haitian literature, health care for the poor and contemporary art. In his first book, The Problem of a Chinese … Continue reading Comparative Literature — Its Current Situation and Theoretical Perplexities

Literature is business. Period!

Written by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com A few days ago I was talking to a Human Resources expert about the importance of speaking more than one foreign language. However, I was really surprised about his lack of interest in literature and poetry and I was reminded of how … Continue reading Literature is business. Period!

Sprachen Kolonialismus

German version by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano Ich mag die französische Sprache auch, aber es gibt einen besonderen Grund, weil mir die Franzosen noch mehr gefallen, oder besser: Ich bin ein Franzosenfreund, weil sie es nicht erlauben ihren Geist durch die englischen Sprachenkolonisten zu vergiften und nutzbar zu machen, … Continue reading Sprachen Kolonialismus

It stinks to the heavens!

By Dominik Laska; Mittwoch, 9. August 2017. TagesZeitung; Pag. 2; English version from the German by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com The car manufacturers are now offering bonuses whereby you can scrap your stinking old diesel and buy a new model. For example 5,000 Euros for a new Golf. Are … Continue reading It stinks to the heavens!