Category Archives: World Days

APRIL 23: CELEBRATE IT WITH US!

 

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Shakespeare was responsible for many of the common phrases we still use today. Find out what they mean, and write it in the right column.

Common Shakespeare Phrases 1

Common Shakespeare Phrases 2

 

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 A four-time Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry, American Robert Frost depicted realistic New England life through language and situations familiar to the common man.

His life and history

An Early poem: Fire and Ice

Another poem by Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken

Enjoy the best Robert Frost quotes

Emily Dickinson was an American reclusive poet. Unrecognized in her own time, she is known posthumously for her unusual use of form and syntax. She is now considered one of the towering figures of American literature.

A poem by Emily Dickinson: The Moon

 

Miguel de Cervantes Prize

What is the Miguel de Cervantes Prize?

El País in English: Elena Poniatowska accepts 2014 Cervantes Prize

 

IN THE MEMORY OF A LITERARY GIANT: GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ

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The Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who has died aged 87, helped to ignite the worldwide boom in Spanish literature with novels such as 100 Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera. Here we celebrate his life with a selection of articles, videos and images and quotes charting his journey from childhood in northern Colombia to global literary titan.

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GABRIEL GARCIA MÁRQUEZ DIES AT AGE 87

THE LIFE OF A NOBEL-PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR

A LIFE IN PICTURES

NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE 1982

INSIDE STORY VIDEO

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

HE GAVE US BACK OUR HISTORY

QUOTES TO REMEMBER HIM BY

13 LINES FOR LIFE

“100 YEARS OF SOLITUDE “: VIRTUAL READ- OUT

“LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA” :COMPLETE AUDIOBOOK (IN SPANISH)

“LOVE INTHE TIME OF CHOLERA”: ADAPTATION (VE)

“LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA” (QUOTES)

“CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD” (Spanish-version film)