hello is there such thing as an ancient greek pantheon bible?
pic imagely related
can anyone help me identify these 2 books?
Ugggggh lit, that's another book down which was unreadable. Let me run you buy what I've dropped so far.
La Bas - J K Huysmans
Notes From Underground - Fyordor Dostoyevsky
Nausea - Jean-Paul Sartre
1984 - George Orwell
A Picture of Dorian Grey - Oscar Wilde
The Marble Swarm - Dennis Cooper (this is the latest one I dropped)
I gave all of these a fair shot, but I just can't stand the writing style, I find it so tedious. I especially hated The Marble Swarm. Dennis Cooper's narrative style where his character is constantly referring...
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if he killed himself would he end up as highly regarded as dfw?
does smoking make you a better writer?
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Why was Miss Coldfield such an unlikable cunt? Do you think that's what Faulkner intended?
Thomas Sutpen was based.
I thought that was the point? That she was a bitter lady who was overly proud and felt like life screwed her over. Because of that bitterness she twisted the story of Stupen to fit her bitter narrative.
what's good reading music?
I'm probably going with pic related for now I can't think of anything better
What the FUCK was her problem?
Are there any good books about war that aren't anti-war but rather talk about the routine and the camaraderie between soldiers? Something similar to the general feeling of generation kill
I'm reading canterbury tales, and while some of the tales I enjoy immensely, others just go right over my head and I have to rely on the commentaries for most of my understanding of them. (note: I'm reading it in middle english not adapted etc)
I guess my question is, what is /lit/'s opinion on reading books not at your level? Does it make you a pseud, or is it worth it anyways just for how good some of the books are?
>It was the furthest thing in the world from the rosy-fingered dawn of poetry and old Technicolor movies; this was an anti-dawn, damp and as pale as the cheek of a day-old corpse.
—Siéntate, Montag. Observa. Delicadamente, como pétalos de una flor. Cada una se convierte en una mariposa negra. Hermoso, ¿verdad? Enciende la tercera página con la segunda y así sucesivamente, quemando en cadena, capítulo por capítulo, todas las cosas absurdas que significan las palabras, todas las falsas promesas, todas las ideas de segunda mano y las filosofías estropeadas por el tiempo.
>I never went to literature school, I went to literature
What did he mean by this?
What is some good literature on contemporary cynicism?
I know its not particularly /lit/ but i want to hear what kind of music you lads are into.
(pls dont delete mods)
pic unrelated btw just to bait you bois or whatever