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  Note: The following is a Dialogue on African Literature and World Literature taking place in Midrand, South Africa, the site of the meeting of the Pan-African Parliament of the African Union (AU), amoung several renown African Writers, Scholars and … Continue reading

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The emergence of World Literature is part of the irreversible process of Globalization reshaping every aspect of our lives in today’s world, from the World Economic Crisis to the Internet, the iPad and e-Book to the borderless world of the … Continue reading

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    ON REALISM, MYTHIC FANTASY AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT IN SPIRITUS MUNDI By Robert Sheppard Author, Spiritus Mundi, Novel   Thanks to everyone for your interest and support in listening in to the BlogTalkRadio Interviews on my novel Spiritus Mundi … Continue reading

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