>story finally stocks book I wanted
>it has the movie poster as a cover
>Not getting the movie tie-in edition
Learn 2 postmodern irony you pleb.
Opinions of those who've finished it?
I just finished the second essay, and I'm quite impressed with it.
Has anybody read this? Has anybody read or studied under Scarry? I'm quite interested in her first work, and I'd love to hear some opinions.
>Elaine scarry is an American essayist and professor of English and American literature and language
she's sounds like a dilettante, a less accomplished female version of Malcolm Gladwell
Is there really anybody who "writes for critics, Professors and PhD students"?
I only see people write to reach many, may it be to send a message or to get fame.
Am I the only one who uses audiobooks? Is it plebeian? It's basically the same content, but just listening instead of reading. Listening is good too, right?
if you're blind, or if your brain has that dyslexic disconnect with words, audiobooks are a godsend.
i can't stand them because my regular reading pace is entire paragraphs at a glance, and audiobooks are too slow.
How do we Make Fantasy Great Again /lit/?
By reading and discussing the great works of William Gass.
What are some works AGAINST ABSTRACTION
Do you agree with this list?
>8. Crime and Punishment
>10. Infinite Jest
>13. The Brothers Karamazov
>49. Jane Eyre
>50. Tess of the d'Urbervilles
How the fuck is Dostoyevsky so high up? Why are Jane Eyre and Tess even on there?
this book was just terrible
as a jew, i say don't waste your time
"The idea of leaving the familiarity of Washington to go live in Chiang Mai is crazy"
"is crazy" doesn't seem to fit into the sentence, or am I stressing over nothing
I couldn't believe my ears. Chiang Mai? I didn't even know what country it was in, let alone anything more specific. I doubted he could point it out on a map. I had grown accustomed to Washington, it was my home, my safety net, my playground.
Idk f a m there's my 30 second take on it
What are some poststructural works that focus on the constitution of identity?
Let's have a screenwriting thread.
>tfw full of ideas but amateurish
>tfw will never film this even if I end up with something good
What are your favorite books that have self-mastery/discipline as a major theme?
Are there any authors similar to Michel Houellebecq and his books Atomised and Whatever?
Something that has to take place in modern society albeit dissaproving of it.