my prose is fucking horrible.
how can i improve?
How come I'm so much better than you?
/lit/ why don't people read ; i want to read real books again /lit/
is that time again boys and girls ;)
ITT: Post the best work of literature that's come out of your country
>inb4 Puerto Rico is not a country
I know, but I'm not gonna post something from the states
ITT: books women will never understand
I cant imagine any woman, deeply catholic or not, being touched by this book.
Is Bartleby Jesus?
>Your essays will never be as good as the ones by Michel De Montaigne
I´m feeling kinda feely tonight, so please post your /lit/ feels.
Yeah, but it still hurts, you know.
>You will never read Harry Potter and Tintenherz again for the first time
>You can´t read every book in the world
>You speak neither french nor russian nor italian nor that much spanish, so you have to read every classic translated
Feels really bad, man.
What does /lit/ think of "nice" books? When I can, I love to collect books from publishers like Folio Society, Easton Press, Heritage Press, and so on. I don't buy such books just because they are nice, but if there's a title I really want, I'll wait and find it in a nice edition.
What do you have, if anything?
ITT: Post your high-quality editions or just be a simpleton and call me a faggot for having nicer books and better taste than you.
>pic related, my current top shelf
old editions are always nicer than folio garbage. capitalists are literally laughing their asses off that you'll drop dough on a "nice" edition of a public domain work that you can find an actually nice edition of for a buck.
doesnt matter to me. those books are made to serve as decoration for aesthetes who value form over function, which is the opposite of what literature should be.
the nicest book i own is a quran i found in a box next to a dumpster. i like it and because of the antiquity and reverence of the text deserves some stage dressing. moby dick, however, does not.
Aww, man! Folios are my favorite! I guess I'm just a sucker. I only buy them second-hand, so I guess I'm still managing to outjew the capitalists, to some extent. I buy 90% of my books at Half Price Books, and the other 10% at local secondhand shops around the area.
The things I really like about Folios are both the paper quality and learning about the type that was used (This book was set in Polybius, etc...).
I don't know why I like that so much, but I do.
Someday I'll own...
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Wordplay question here, is there a term for when a character's first and last name combine to represent a real object?
I've been Googling like made but to no avail.
Is this supposed to be meaningless babble on purpose?
I need a non fiction opinionated book that shows the authors viewpoint (can't be vague like the communist manifesto or atlas shrugged, has to be over a specific topic like obesity, global warming, smoking, ect).
I'm looking for one about the Iraq 2003 war, preferably one that is anti that war
thanks in advance
Seems to be what you are looking for, reputable authors a plus.
Bibliography for works on that war
Why does it have to be "opinionated that shows the authors viewpoint"? Is a non fiction book not supposed to do this? Is this a high school english critical analysis class where you critique authors for for letting their beliefs get in the way?
Why is it opinionated to oppose the 2003 Iraq War?
Anyway, something by Chomsky
Rogue States maybe
>good night moon
what did he mean by this
Hey /lit/, what are the best translations for the following
>Master and Margerita
>Fathers and Sons
>A Hero of Our Time
What does /lit/ think of Kenneth Burke? Or is /lit/ too pleb to study rhetoric?