Literature
Video: The House of God - Lecture

Samuel Shem (pen name of Stephen Bergman) completed a medical internship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, USA, after which he wrote 'The House of God' in 1978 in an effort to highlight the lack...

Video: The House of God - Interview

'The House of God' is Samuel Shem's debut novel, first published in 1978 following his medical internship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, USA.

People: Samuel Shem

Samuel Shem, pen name of Stephen Bergman is a novelist, playwright, essayist and activist.

Video: Influences on Modern Japanese Culture

Prof Jennifer Guest, Associate Professor of Japanese and a Fellow of the Queen's College, University of Oxford is interviewed by Director of Voices from Oxford, Dr Sung Hee Kim.

Video: The Literature of Medieval Japan

The Tale of Genji is Japan's most famous medieval literary text, perhaps the equivalent of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

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