Fundamentals of the theory of literature
The first thing to learn about the basics of literary theory is what literature itself is in General. Literature (Latin litteratura-written) is a set of speech structures captured in oral…

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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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Howard Lovecraft " The Call Of Cthulhu»
For the average book lover, mystical literature is inextricably associated with two personalities: Edgar PoE and Stephen king. But between these two personalities in the time layer is located no…

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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). Some researchers confuse the type and literary genre (see the article) due to the complexity of their theoretical distinction, but it is possible, and therefore the literary type must be sought when searching for a particular work. Since the species is typologized within the genus, it is necessary to list them in groups according to the genera. Continue reading

“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 most successful title for his novel, losing a share of commercial appeal. The literal translation of the title of the book from English sounds like “Rules of the house of cider”, in some versions this name is used, but for us it has become much more familiar version of “rules of wine makers”. So what are these rules, and what does the winemakers have to do with it? Continue reading

Literature – what is it

If you, the reader, have asked the question: “literature – what is It?”and I would like to get a succinct answer, but still true and scientific, then you turned to the right text. So, in this article, I will briefly consider what literature is, as well as tell you about its two main forms – oral and written.

The academic dictionary compiled by the Russian Academy of Sciences defines literature as “the entire collection of scientific, artistic, philosophical, and similar works”. 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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Top 10 quotes from" the Little Prince " that inspire
"It is good where we are not» Many have read Saint-Exupery's good fairy tale about the Little Prince. This work is one of the most widely read in the world.…

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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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The place of women in literature (part 2)
Vivienne Haywood Eliot, English writer, author of a series of short stories. Her literary legacy was praised by Bertrand Russell, Gore Vidal, and her lyrics were praised by Virginia Woolf…

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