Was Socrates a Sophist?
I prefer reading on my kindle because of the inbuilt dictionary.
am I a pleb?
You're a pleb for not building a time machine and listening to socrates firsthand.
How often do you think Nabokov had to stop while writing this to wank it?
What is the meaning of this supposed to be? Or is it just and insane fetishist's fanfiction?
Recommend me some true patrician literature. I'm sick of only reading entry-level shit like Vonnegut and Faulkner.
>Music has Beethoven's 9th Symphony
>Painting has Da Vinci's Mona Lisa
>Sculpture has Michelangelo's David
>Film has Welles's Citizen Kane
>Anime has Kakifly's K-On!
>Architecture has Eiffel's Eiffel Tower
What does Literature have?
Hi /lit/, i´m currently reading this and loving it, what books with the same tone would you recommend
What does /lit/ think of this guy? I have a few of his books on my shelf, only read L'Assommoir
>Writing by hand, mouthing by mouth: in each case you get a very strong physical sense of the emergence of language—squeezed out like a well-formed stool—what satisfaction! what bliss! That’s another reason why I like the metaphor, in Willie Masters, of cunt and concept. As an artist you are dealing with a very abstract thing when you are dealing with language (and if you don’t realize that, you miss everything), yet suddenly it is there in your mouth with great particularity—drawl, lisp, spit. When the word passes out into the world, that particularity...
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I write a lot but hand and type out up later.
Especially things like dialogue or other difficult passages. I don't think you need to write everything, it's probably more a case of different methods working for different people
I keep a pocket journal for exactly this reason. I need to feel attached to the page. Typing feels disconnected. Like my words are passing through a third party before hitting the screen.
Man but it's just a preferential thing I think. Physical writing can be a lot more physically demanding on your wrists and I get tired of writing faster. Plus I'm sure once you become a sufficient enough typist that feeling of being disconnected would probably go away.
Its writing man. Like any art you need to find your own way to express yourself.
What is the Dekalog of literature?
That was a brutal movie, I really can't handle seeing normal people kill others, bloods fine when you're old enough but it's the thought that normal people just like you somewhere along the line faltered and ended up becoming psychopaths or whatever word you want to use.
Does anyone have any charts or recommended texts for getting into
>Postmodern theory about genders, binaries, identities, etc
>postmodern theory about genders binaries, identities
How does it feel, knowing all the "feelings" and values your books talk about are nothing but hot, abstracted nonsense? Meaningless, unquantifiable baby babble?
It makes me feel pretty good, heh.
tell me anon, why do you read?
Where do i start with japanese mythology? Any good collection?
Why are so many Italians anarchists?