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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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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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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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 the hearts of new readers. Pratchett’s Discworld rightfully occupies a roughly equal place on the Olympus of science fiction along with Tolkien’s middle-Earth or JK Rowling’s world of wizards. But unlike the last two writers, Pratchett was not so linear in his work; the universe he created is truly different from anything that fans of science fiction have ever encountered in their lives. Continue reading

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 the Christian world, Jesus is recognizable (precisely recognized, not recognized) in absolutely any other faith: Islam, Buddhism, etc.Speaking of the image of Christ in literature, I do not mean a certain figure with a crown of thorns on his head and wedges in his hands, but rather a symbolic personification of his fate (suffering, self-sacrifice, benefits) in the face of individuals, objects and entire settlements. Continue reading

History of the dystopian genre in literature

Recently, such works as” the Hunger games ” have created a huge furor in society, especially among those members who are interested in dystopian books. But we have read dystopias quite often before, and not all of them were characterized by such a high level of technological innovation, as in the above-mentioned book. Most often they are about enslaved societies, socially oppressed circles of people. One of the most famous examples of such a dystopian novel is considered to be George Orwell’s “1984”, which gave life to the catch phrase” Big Brother is watching you”, thereby embodying life under the microscope. 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…

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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 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…

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Death
What does a person feel when they die? It is difficult to answer this question. Each of us thought about what was going on after death. It hurts, or on…

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