History of the Thriller genre in literature
The usual Thriller genre is characterized by its uncertainty and constant intensity of passions, which together produce a mixed feeling of anxiety and fascination mixed with fear and even fear.…

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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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Top 5 tips for those who like to read a lot
Reading and taking notes No matter how good your memory is, you can't remember everything you read. You never know what you might find useful-interesting facts, historical events, dates, or…

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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 black continent, a lost point of coordinates — “Big” (that is, masculine) prose ignored it. This is exactly what some literary critic (in this near future, a profeminist) will say in twenty or thirty years. This problem began to be discussed in the 60s. Continue reading

Haruki Murakami’s “Pinball, 1973»

In the Rat trilogy, Pinball, 1973 is the second novel and simultaneously a continuation of the previously written work “Listen to the wind song”. In addition, this is the second work, written and published Haruki of Murakami. In every way, Pinball 1973 was a deeper and more intense book than Listen to the wind. Including in terms of content. The main character is not named. The main character is the narrator – a certain “I”. As in the first book, Pinball, 1973 also has a lot of beer and cigarettes, but quite a few actions and logical events. Continue reading

Adolfo Sanchez Vasquez. Kafka’s character Joseph K

In this work, we propose to discover the rich and complex Kafkaesque world through one of its Central characters. In General, we will start our journey together with the inhabitant of this world – Josef K.

But first let’s imagine our hero, answering the question “Who is Joseph K.?”Josef K. is an employee of one of the banks in Prague. We know nothing and will never know anything about his past; this, as we will see, is very inherent in the way Kafka presents the main character. 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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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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Learn to read quickly and remember what you read
Repetition In our time, the ability to read quickly becomes a necessity. This skill will be useful for schoolchildren, students, people of various professions, and fans of reading books online.…

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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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