The place of women in literature (part 1)
Why do we know so few women writers and why will this change in the twenty first century Women's text in literature for a very long time remained an unexplored…

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What is the use of reading and why read a lot?
The availability of books We used to call ourselves a reading nation. Unfortunately, surveys show that this is far from the case. Over the past 10 years, the population of…

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Three tips for the forgetful
Getting rid of Internet addiction What should I do if sometimes my memory fails? Agree, forgetfulness of memory complicates our lives. It is unpleasant to communicate with a person whose…

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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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 life

Life is a game with many rules, but without a referee. We learn how to play it by observing it rather than by consulting a book, including the Holy Scriptures. So it is not surprising that so many play dishonestly, so few win, so many lose. Continue reading

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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José Saramago's "death with Interruptions»
Resounding success and public recognition can play a cruel joke on a person. By nature, we are very vulnerable creatures, susceptible to external pleasant stimuli, emotionally unstable, so any significant…

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Methods of studying literature
One of the key tasks of literature theory is to define and construct a methodology for the study of literature as a phenomenon and object of interest in literary studies;…

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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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