CONVERSATION WITH THE CELESTIAL: JOSEPH BRODSKY
But even the thought of-what's his name? - immortality there is a thought of solitude, my friend. <I. B.> Conversation with the celestial When I was seven years old, and…

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John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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Writers who burned their works
This may be a gross misconception, but from a literary perspective, it seems somewhat erroneous and even painful to ask many authors to burn unfinished works after their death. A…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 1)

Best film adaptations of fiction: continued

A good adaptation of the book – not so rare guest at the table of kinoguitan. This is a definite plus. But a bad film adaptation is even less rare. With the crisis of ideas that engulfed the minds of Directors and gave birth to a plentiful stream of sequels, the craving for transferring literature to the screen did not slow down, and it is not so important – what and how. Modern Hollywood (and it is accepted for some reason to look up to it) produces an enormous number of film adaptations, with the literary original of which, believe me, few people would want to get acquainted. Continue reading

Wilkie Collins "the moonstone»
England has always been famous for its literary wealth, not an exception was the detective direction in British literature. Everyone knows the great names of Agatha Christie and sir Arthur…

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YURI OLESHA NICKNAMED " WRITER»
My soul is the last atom your soul. <Yu. O.> Man lived, man wrote. Years passed, the man was forgotten. And they didn't remember much when they were alive. Not…

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CONVERSATION WITH THE CELESTIAL: JOSEPH BRODSKY
But even the thought of-what's his name? - immortality there is a thought of solitude, my friend. <I. B.> Conversation with the celestial When I was seven years old, and…

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MODERN RUSSIAN LITERATURE: DMITRY BORTNIKOV
Russian contemporary literature: books that are worth reading What should I read from modern Russian literature? Ask this question in one of the online bookstores, and at best you will…

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