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University sidelines sonnets as ‘products of white western culture’

Shakespeare once wrote that nothing would overcome the “powerful rhyme” of his sonnets, but the writing may be on the wall for the poetic form. Sonnets have been branded “products of white western culture” and sidelined on a creative writing course, university documents reveal. Writing the traditional form employed by poets from Petrarch to Auden …

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Netflix to create five new Dr. Seuss animated shows

Netflix is ​​“uncanceling” Dr. Seuss a year after six of the author’s famous children’s books were forced out of print due to allegedly racist imagery. The streaming giant announced on Tuesday that it was developing five new animated series for preschoolers based on famous Seuss books including “Horton Hears a Who!”; “The Sneetches”; “Wacky Wednesday”; …

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the man publishing books the mainstream won’t touch

“And we couldn’t advertise for it, there were no reviews for it, many bookstores refused to carry it, many libraries boycotted it. The idea that a book like this that has 2,194 citations, that has blurbs from doctors and scientists, even a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, can just be censored in every conceivable way because the …

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