Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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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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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…

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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 and Ezra pound. But in search of Vivienne’s creative legacy, you will again come across the figure of a man. She used to be called not a writer, but the “mad Muse” of the great poet Thomas Stearns Eliot. Continue reading

John Fowles “The Collector»

“The collector” is not one of those books that you can open after a hard day’s work and, deep in reading, forget about all the worries at least for a while. Rather the opposite – in some places it is quite ” bad ” book, if such a turn is generally applicable to literary works. Such reading is more likely to be called quite dark, repulsive and unpleasant; but after reading it, you will certainly have a question: how did the author manage to squeeze so much into a very small work?? Continue reading

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 man from a height and turns them into commodities. They, therefore, deprived the human world of its own value.» Karl Marx.
Once it was considered indecent to talk about money, the topic was unworthy of public attention not only because it was perceived as “low”, but also because not everyone had it, not for everyone it was achievable. Continue reading

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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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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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…

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The image of Christ in literature
It is difficult to imagine another image that would be found in literature so ubiquitous as the image of Jesus Christ. It is paradoxical that being an icon exclusively of…

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