LISTENING TO THE WIND SONG: AUDIO POETRY, PART 1
5 centimeters per second Some poets say that poems can't be read aloud, that you can only say them to yourself, with your inner voice. This is a very sound…

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Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 1)
"Read this book, absolutely!"- advised me a friend at a literary forum, to which I, hearing a familiar name, replied with an invitation to view the film adaptation of the…

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Literary type
A literary type is a group of typologies (not to be confused with "typification") in literary studies that is performed within the category of the literary genus (see the article).…

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What is It really about?

Stephen king honestly told what was his inspiration for creating the most terrible “horror” of all time.

How do you like this news? In his works, the famous writer relies on his own nightmares, random images, and urban legends. But the author’s most nightmarish creation appeared because of an old fairy tale.

“Count of three goats and a nasty Troll” is part of the folklore of Norway. Continue reading

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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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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The image of Christ in literature
It is difficult to imagine another image that would be found in literature so ubiquitous as the image of Jesus Christ. It is paradoxical that being an icon exclusively of…

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Top 5 tips for those who like to read a lot
Reading and taking notes No matter how good your memory is, you can't remember everything you read. You never know what you might find useful-interesting facts, historical events, dates, or…

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