Studying Callihroe is less of a literary enterprise and more of an archaeological one; scholars need to rely on complex techniques in order to find out more about the time in which this novel was written, and also to learn more about the...

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian poet, author, and journalist of the 19th century. He was born in San Salvatore Monferrato and started his career in the military, a tall, blue-eyed, handsome man. But he later ceased to continue his service...

Bicycle Thieves (often listed under the title The Bicycle Thief) is a landmark 1948 Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film was adapted from Luigi Bartolini’s novel of the same name by Cesare Zavattini, who was one of De...

The Shape of Water is a 2017 dramatic and romantic fantasy film directed by Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro. The plot of the movie was written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor. The film, which falls into several genres, was named one of the...

Toronto, Mississippi is a play written by the Canadian author and playwright Joan MacLeod. Written in 1987, the play follows the story of a young woman, Jhana, who tries to form stronger relations with her family but feels that she cannot do this...

The least popular female activist in Afghanistan isn't an Afghan native, but a Canadian writer and counselor called Deborah Ellis, whose short novel, The Breadwinner, is an illuminating and sometimes harrowing account of the heinous way that young...

Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the most famous works of the English author, A. A. Milne. A classic in children’s literature, Winnie-the-Pooh was published in 1926 and had such an extensive success that it overshadowed all of Milne’s previous novels,...

War Trash is a novel written by Chinese author Xufei Jin, who writes under the pen name Ha Jin. Ha has lived in America for decades, and writes in English, so his novels are not "lost in translation", even though some of the Chinese history and...