Paradise Lost ‘translated more often in last 30 years than previous 300’

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Global study finds Miltons verse epic rendered in languages from Tamil to Tongan, and argues interest is linked to social turmoil and political revolutions Three hundred and fifty years after it was first published, John Miltons epic revolutionary poem about the fall of man, Paradise Lost, continues to find relevance around the world, with research […]

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Paris’s Pompidou Centre to open gallery in Shanghai

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The modern art gallery, which also plans to open branches in South Korea and Belgium, has been in talks for more than a decade with China The regarded as the second most important in the world after the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/19/pariss-pompidou-centre-to-open-gallery-in-shanghai

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: fighting science denial starts with people, not politicians

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The astrophysicist talks about alien life, sci-fi and why he believes Australians shouldnt get stuck in traffic Albert Einstein has been called many things: a genius, a pioneer, a Nobel prize winner. Neil deGrasse Tyson just calls him a badass. I think it fits, right? Its not a stretch, he tells Guardian Australia before his […]

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Devil’s Bargain review: Steve Bannon and the making of President Joe Pesci

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Donald Trump takes second billing careful, Steve in a propulsive tale of the Goodfellas election heist that stunned Republicans, America and the world No one leaves Donald Trumps orbit unscathed, regardless of whether they are family or help. In less than two years, Trump cycled through three campaign managers and countless staffers. Only The Devils […]

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Lacking Seoul? Why South Korea’s thriving capital is having an identity crisis

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From the confusing new slogan I.Seoul.U to the viral sensation of Gangnam Style an inside joke about the citys success that was lost on most foreign viewers Seoul is a city struggling to define its brand. But why? In November 2015, a much-publicised process of crowdsourcing ideas and putting them to a vote culminated in […]

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Jane Austen teen author before her time

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Far from being the epitome of genteel propriety, her earliest fiction reveals an anarchic spirit with a disdain for authority to match any modern adolescent Teenagers had not yet been invented in the late 1780s, when the young is available from the Guardian Bookshop for 7.64 Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/18/jane-austen-teen-author-before-her-time

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