Money, money, money
Money is a means or purpose of life? "Money, not Morality, is the main principle of social relations of a civilized nation."Thomas Jefferson "Money brings down all the gods of…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)
«Norwegian wood» The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any…

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My friend the writer mark TWAIN
What's the name of the best book you've ever read? A difficult question What a difficult question for a person whose favorite activity throughout life, starting from early childhood, is…

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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

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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Writers who burned their works
This may be a gross misconception, but from a literary perspective, it seems somewhat erroneous and even painful to ask many authors to burn unfinished works after their death. A…

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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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THE FIRST FILM ADAPTATION OF HARUKI MURAKAMI: "LISTEN TO THE WIND SONG»
"Hey, you! Go back to your moon! "Dance, Dance, Dance" By H. Murakami "Listen to the song of the wind" - a novel is quite capacious, light, friendly and easy-the…

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