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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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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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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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

YURI OLESHA NICKNAMED ” WRITER»

My soul is the last atom
your soul.
<Yu. O.>
Man lived, man wrote. Years passed, the man was forgotten. And they didn’t remember much when they were alive. Not all. Not the one. How many geniuses and just talents our Soviet Empire managed to “mow down”, drive away or destroy during its lifetime, this ugly state of lies and Vice… However, do not worry about the sad. The film will leave an indelible impression. Sadness, annoyance, incomprehension-Yes, a lot of things… Continue reading

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 I am” questions should be dropped even for the most meticulous fans of the book. But… It turns out that there is still a sufficient amount of material hidden beyond direct perception. Continue reading

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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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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"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…

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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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