Home Entertainment Literature

Literature

The Hero’s Journey: The Ultimate Adventure

Through some of the most pathbreaking pieces of writing such as The Power of Myth, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, and the Inner...

An Epic Masterpiece Reborn

At the end of the Ming Dynasty, the historian Tan Qian, after more than 20 years of painstaking efforts in writing, finally completed the...

The Gulag Archipelago: An Expose of Soviet Communist Repression

The Gulag Archipelago: An Experiment in Literary Investigation is a book written by Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Published in 1973, it exposed the terrible...

Did This 2008 Book Predict the Coronavirus?

In 2008, Sylvia Browne released a book called End of Days: Predictions and Prophecies About the End of the World in which she wrote...

‘The Eyes of Darkness’: A Work of Fiction or Prophecy?

American suspense writer Dean Kuntz published a best-selling novel in 1981 called The Eyes of Darkness. This dark thriller, written almost 40 years ago, tells...

China to Sanction Sweden Over Honoring Controversial Book Publisher?

Last month, the Swedish chapter of PEN (a worldwide association of writers) gave its Tucholsky Prize to Gui Minhai, a persecuted Chinese-born book publisher....

How Neo Chinese Online Storytelling Is Helping Spread Soft Power

Though China spends billions every year to boost its soft power abroad, the results are often not encouraging. However, the soft power of Chinese...

Ni Kuang: The Revelation of Hong Kong (Part 2)

Ni Kuang’s science-fiction prophecy Chasing the Dragon, which was published in 1983, contains the following passage: "A big city, even the one that has an...

Ancient Rhymes: The History of Tang Poetry

Between A.D. 618 and A.D. 907, China was ruled by the Tang Dynasty. Considered one of the high points of Chinese civilization, the period...

Book Review: ‘The China Fantasy’ by James Mann

In 2007, American author James Mann wrote a book called The China Fantasy in which he predicted that capitalism would not bring democracy to...

A Shattered Chinese Dream

Mr. Wu Ningkun, an acclaimed Chinese translator and an Anglo-American literary research expert, passed away at the age of 99 on August 10, 2019,...

Teach Students About Beauty to Lead Them to Virtue

In his new book, Beauty Matters: Creating a High Aesthetic in School Culture, Stephen Turley details the nature of beauty in some of the...

Most Read