JOSEPH BRODSKY: SKETCHES FOR THE RULES OF LIFE
Fragments of a speech by Joseph Brodsky to students at the University of Michigan on December 18, 1988, entitled "Speech at the Stadium". Joseph Brodsky: sketches for the rules of…

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Haruki Murakami's "Pinball, 1973»
In the Rat trilogy, Pinball, 1973 is the second novel and simultaneously a continuation of the previously written work "Listen to the wind song". In addition, this is the second…

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"Rules of wine-makers"
"Rules of wine-makers" is a book that has become one of the components of the worldwide success and recognition of John Irving. Critics noted that the writer chose not the…

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Literary genre

Literary genre – historically and culturally developed typology (not to be confused with “typification”) of works, carried out within genera and species, respectively literary, according to a complex system of formal and substantive features. In General, genre as a category is inherent in the typology of almost any art, and not only artistic literary studies. Since the literary genre is almost the most detailed stage in typology, it is complex and ambiguous. Continue reading

History of the Thriller genre in literature
The usual Thriller genre is characterized by its uncertainty and constant intensity of passions, which together produce a mixed feeling of anxiety and fascination mixed with fear and even fear.…

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Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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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…

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WRITTEN BY SERGEY DOVLATOV
Starting to talk about Sergei Dovlatov, it is difficult to resist the temptation to Preface the speech with a particularly witty quote from his works. I will not do this…

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