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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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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JUST BUKOWSKI
Many people know Henry Charles Bukowski, almost everything he told and explained himself-in books, everything else was told by his friends or girls. After the book "Interview: the Sun, here…

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Monthly Archives: May 2019

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 work, written and published Haruki of Murakami. In every way, Pinball 1973 was a deeper and more intense book than Listen to the wind. Including in terms of content. The main character is not named. The main character is the narrator – a certain “I”. As in the first book, Pinball, 1973 also has a lot of beer and cigarettes, but quite a few actions and logical events. Continue reading

Haruki Murakami ” Listen to the wind song»

“Listen to the wind song” is Haruki Murakami’s first work. But I don’t want to go into the details and details of who this writer is, I hope you are very familiar with him yourself. At the moment, I have read many books by the Japanese, but the story “Listen to the song of the wind” somehow still did not have to deal with. When a person is already an established writer, and thousands of written pages have accumulated behind him, it is always interesting to retrospectively plunge into his past and get acquainted with his debut work. Continue reading

John Irving ” the World through GARP’s eyes»

Critics have long called John Irving a modern classic, and I am only more convinced of this with each of his new books I read. In the novel “the World through the eyes of GARP” Irving again creates a whole range of surrealism mixed with the ordinary realism, no less outstanding is the range of characters in the book. But under all these layers of artistic component, it is extremely difficult to discern the author’s attitude to his characters: does he respect them, is he critical or neutral? Continue reading

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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Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 2)
"Azazel» Based on a novel by Boris Akunin. Who is surprised-sit down quickly, but I think that "Azazel" is the most successful translation of Erast Fandorin's adventures on the screen.…

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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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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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