Miu Asakura lives a sad and troublesome childhood due to her parents' constant fighting. Eventually her father leaves the house and she ends up living with her bitter mother. Miu has been desperately trying to escape the harsh reality that surrounds her to the only safe place she knows: the worlds inside the books she loves. Ostracized by the kids at school due to her imaginative mind that prompts her to frequently lie, she becomes a friend of Konoha Inoue who rather than estranged, ends up fascinated by Asakura's tales.
What is going on behind the closed doors of the women-only secret club? The first rule is that love is prohibited. When Sophie falls in love with a mysterious man, she must choose between her last chance for true love to her loyalty to the club.
Tōko Amano is a high school student with the strange power of being able to experience books by eating them. While visiting the workplace of her deceased father, she stumbles upon the rejected drafts for a writing contest. One of them has such an impact on her that she asks her acquaintance there to give it one more chance
Jørgen Leth's personal, pleasurable distillation of Danish literature covers seven poets alive at the time of production and twenty classical poets. A handful of actors share readings of the classical texts in semi close ups against a dark background; the living poets read their own works.
2015 is declared a year of literature in Russia. But what is it for a writer to live the year of literature? Neighbor informs the writer that his house will be demolished for the construction of the highway. The highway project is posted on the Internet. And you can see a schematically designated house, where the famous contemporary writers have gathered recently: Alisa Ganieva, Anna Kozlova, Pavel Sanaev, Sergei Shargunov, Anton Sekisov and others. Months of waiting are on. And the writer decides to live as if nothing happened. He's writing.
Promo film for The Runt #5: "Flesh of the Runt" (2014)
A man reading on the street.
It was a common habit in Soviet schools to draw the intimate organs on all portraits in textbooks.
Unable to express her feelings toward the boy she likes, Nanase Kotobuki inadvertently makes it look like she hates Konoha Inoue instead. Her best friend, Kurara Mori, tries to help as Kotobuki attempts to clear the misunderstandings she has created.
Explore the life and career of one of Britain's finest writers with this fascinating biographical documentary. Born Marian Evans, author George Eliot led an unconventional life in 19th-century England, sharing a home with a man to whom she wasn't married and refusing to attend church. Her insightful novels provided groundbreaking social commentary during the strictly structured Victorian era, offering a completely new form of literature.
A romance between a beginning writer and a publisher.
This collection contains two animated shorts based on novels by celebrated Japanese authors Michio Takeyama and Ishihara Shintaro. In "The Harp of Burma," the friends of a missing WWII soldier try to find out what happened. They soon come across a mysterious monk who indicates he may hold the key to the mystery. "Season of the Sun" finds a boxer and his girlfriend struggling to make their relationship work in late-1940s Japan.
African Literature tracks how literature in Africa has evolved over the years and the current state of literature in Africa.It showcases various writers from Africa and the materials they have written
John Green teaches you literature in an exciting, entertaining, and endlessly informative manner.
An animated adaptation of six classical Japanese literature pieces, including No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku) and Run, Melos (Hashire, Melos) by Osamu Dazai, Kokoro by Natsume Souseki, Hell Screen (Jigoku Hen) and The Spider's Thread (Kumo no Ito) by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and In the Forest, Under Cherries in Full Bloom (Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita) by Ango Sakaguchi.
The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Animated Classics of Japanese Literature is an anime TV series which aired on NTV in Japan for 32 episodes from 25 April to 26 December 1986 in the 7–7:30 pm time slot. The series was unusual in that each episode was a stand-alone story based on popular and well known modern Japanese stories. The series was sponsored by Sumitomo Life Insurance. The branch offices and agents of Sumitomo Life Insurance heavily promoted the series with posters in their offices as well as commercials directly after each episode.