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HORROR FICTION IN WORLD LITERATURE AND FILM——-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM SUGGESTED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES, ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

  HORROR FICTION IN WORLD LITERATURE AND FILM——-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM SUGGESTED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES, ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF     By Robert Sheppard, Editor-in-Chief, World Literature Forum Contents: Introduction: What is Horror and Horror Fiction? The History and … Continue reading

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SCIENCE FICTION IN WORLD LITERATURE: FROM LUCIAN AND IBN AL-NAFIS TO HEINLEIN, ASIMOV, ARTHUR C. CLARKE, URSULA K. LE GUIN AND BEYOND———FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM SUGGESTED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES, ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

SCIENCE FICTION IN WORLD LITERATURE:  FROM LUCIAN AND IBN AL-NAFIS TO HEINLEIN, ASIMOV, ARTHUR C. CLARKE, URSULA K. LE GUIN AND BEYOND———FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM SUGGESTED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES, ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF       SCIENCE FICTION IN … Continue reading

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BEYOND SOCHI—A MODEST OLYMPIC PROPOSAL: REVIVAL OF DE COUBERTIN’S CULTURAL OLYMPICS EVENTS FOR WORLD LITERATURE & THE ARTS IN THE SUMMER AND WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES + TABLES OF OLYMPIC GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE MEDALS AWARDED FOR THE ARTS & LITERATURE 1912-52

BEYOND SOCHI—A MODEST OLYMPIC PROPOSAL: REVIVAL OF DE COUBERTIN’S CULTURAL OLYMPICS EVENTS FOR WORLD LITERATURE  & THE ARTS IN THE SUMMER AND WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES + TABLES OF OLYMPIC GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE MEDALS AWARDED FOR THE ARTS & LITERATURE … Continue reading

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THE BESTSELLER IN WORLD LITERATURE: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE—FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM, ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

THE BESTSELLER IN WORLD LITERATURE: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE     by Robert Sheppard Editor-in-Chief, World Literature Forum           All literary authors have a love-hate relationship with the institution of “The Bestseller,” ranging in serial mood … Continue reading

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WHAT EVERY EDUCATED CITIZEN OF THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW IN THE 21ST CENTURY—WORLD TRAVEL CLASSICS—THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA AND THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO —-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

WHAT EVERY EDUCATED CITIZEN OF THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW IN THE 21ST CENTURY—WORLD TRAVEL CLASSICS—THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA AND THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO —-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF … Continue reading

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PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINEE ROBERT SHEPPARD’S “POEMS FROM SPIRITUS MUNDI” FEATURED ON PYROKINECTION & POETRY PACIFIC

PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINEE ROBERT SHEPPARD’S “POEMS FROM SPIRITUS MUNDI” FEATURED ON PYROKINECTION & POETRY PACIFIC Three poems from Pushcart Prize nominee Robert Sheppard’s “Poems from Spiritus Mundi” are featured on the acclaimed poetry journal “Pyrokinection,” edited by A.J. Huffman. The … Continue reading

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WHAT EVERY EDUCATED CITIZEN OF THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW—-WORLD THEATER—CLASSICAL DRAMA IN WORLD LITERATURE——AESCHYLUS, SOPHOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES, KALIDASA, THE NATYASASTRA & CLASSICAL SANSKRIT THEATER, JAPANESE NOH, BUNRAKU AND KABUKI THEATER, CHINESE ZAJU YUAN DRAMA, MENANDER, PLAUTUS, TERENCE, SHAKESPEARE, CALDERON, RACINE & MOLIERE——FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES, ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

WHAT EVERY EDUCATED CITIZEN OF THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW—-WORLD THEATER—CLASSICAL DRAMA IN WORLD LITERATURE——AESCHYLUS, SOPHOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES, KALIDASA, THE NATYASASTRA & CLASSICAL SANSKRIT THEATER, JAPANESE NOH, BUNRAKU AND KABUKI THEATER, CHINESE ZAJU YUAN DRAMA,  MENANDER, PLAUTUS, TERENCE, SHAKESPEARE, CALDERON, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, Doris Lessing (22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013)— World Literature Forum, Robert Sheppard, Editor-in-Chief

In Memoriam, Doris Lessing (22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013)—-World Literature Forum, Robert Sheppard, Editor-in-Chief Doris  Lessing  (22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) was a British novelist, poet, playwright,  biographer and short story writer. Her novels include The … Continue reading

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FROM THE SALONS TO THE BARRICADES: THE RISE OF WOMEN OF LETTERS IN WORLD LITERATURE IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES–MADAME DE SCUDERY, DE LA FAYETTE, DE SEVIGNE, DE STAEL, ANNE FINCH, COUNTESS OF WINCHELSEA, APHRA BEHN & MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT—-FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft My rating: 4 of 5 stars FROM THE SALONS TO THE BARRICADES: THE RISE OF WOMEN OF LETTERS IN WORLD LITERATURE IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES–MADAME DE SCUDERY, DE … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO RINGS: EPIC AND ARCHETYPE IN TOLKIEN’S “LORD OF THE RINGS“ & WAGNER’S “THE RING OF THE NIBELUNGEN”—PLUS “THE NORSE PROSE EDDA,” “THE VOLSUNGA SAGA” AND THE “NIBELUNGENLIED”—–FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien My rating: 5 of 5 stars A TALE OF TWO RINGS: EPIC AND ARCHETYPE IN TOLKIEN’S “LORD OF THE RINGS“ & WAGNER’S “THE RING OF THE NIBELUNGEN”—PLUS “THE NORSE PROSE EDDA,” “THE … Continue reading

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