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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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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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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analysis

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 achievement can disrupt the basis of the order that, in fact, helped to reach the heights — painstaking work. We have already learned from the work of Scott Fitzgerald how a person reached unprecedented heights in his life, but, being a prisoner of his own charm, he could not return to the previous level. 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 because of “proud shyness” and their already wide circulation both on the Internet and in everyday conversation. Sergey Dovlatov is undoubtedly an important figure in modern intellectual literature, and this has long been recognized and justified. It is not surprising that several documentaries have already been made about Dovlatov – some famous, others hardly. Continue reading

Read the book correctly

What is difficult in reading books-opened, read, closed. If reading is a way to amuse yourself or pass a free evening, then this is enough. But if you want to make something useful, get knowledge and experience, it’s not so simple. There are many scientific papers on the topic “how to read books correctly” by domestic and foreign scientists. Let’s focus on one study that was published in the 40s by Mortimer Adler, but is still relevant today. Adler claimed that you can read books in 4 ways: Continue reading

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…

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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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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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Records of past years
I have noticed that books do not always bring benefits, as well as bad movies, etc.People very rarely bring benefits that are independent of their wealth. They are born and…

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