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ON THE USE OF THE 2ND PERSON HYPNOTIC NARRATIVE IN THE TEATRO MAGICO SEQUENCE OF SPIRITUS MUNDI: THE ROLE OF ARTISTIC EXPERIMENTATION IN THE IMAGINATIVE ARTS

  ON THE USE OF THE 2ND PERSON HYPNOTIC NARRATIVE IN THE TEATRO MAGICO SEQUENCE OF SPIRITUS MUNDI: THE ROLE OF ARTISTIC EXPERIMENTATION IN THE IMAGINATIVE ARTS   The rarest mode in literature (though quite common in song lyrics) is … Continue reading

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ON THE ONWARD EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT IN OUR TIME

        Odyssey             A man is movement, motion, a continuum. There is no beginning and no end to his voyage. He runs through his ancestors, and the only beginning is the primal beginning of the single cell in … Continue reading

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ON AFRICAN LITERATURE & WORLD LITERATURE–A DIALOGUE FROM SPIRITUS MUNDI, NOVEL BY ROBERT SHEPPARD

  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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ON THE EMERGENCE OF WORLD LITERATURE: A DIALOGUE FROM SPIRITUS MUNDI

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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A MOOD OF LAMENTATONS: PIQUE EAST AND WEST

    A MOOD OF LAMENTATONS:  PIQUE EAST AND WEST                  If only the Chinese weren’t so terribly mediocre. Yes, now in the big cities they are increasingly more or less educated—but that makes them more or less blinkered … Continue reading

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Check Out and Join Now the New Amazon Book Clubs Social Networking Site and Forum—Robert Sheppard’s Blog and Forum Posts!!!

CHECK IT OUT NOW! A must new resource for all Authors, Writers and Citizens of the Republic of Letters just opening up are the New Amazon Book Clubs Social Networking Site and Forums. It is a brand new configuration as … Continue reading

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Author interview with non-fiction, science-fiction and fantasy writer and poet Robert Sheppard

Author interview with non-fiction, science-fiction and fantasy writer and poet Robert Sheppard.

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