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    Sticky: On a long auto trip brother in law and I started...

    On a long auto trip brother in law and I started talking about Milton’s Paradise Lost . It’s been many years but I
    read that great work in college . I re-enlisted in Literature forum.
  2. Thread: Summer Reading

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    The Possessed- Dostoevsky Ulysses-Joyce ...

    The Possessed- Dostoevsky
    Ulysses-Joyce
    The Hamlet-Faulkner
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    Favorite five would be : The Gates of Fire...

    Favorite five would be :

    The Gates of Fire -Steven Pressfield
    Ulysses-James Joyce
    Rejoyce-Anthony Burgess
    The Life of Samual Johnson-James Boswell
    The Hamlet-William Faulkner
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    The Shadow of the Wind- Carlos Ruiz Zafon ...

    The Shadow of the Wind- Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Excellent novel
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    I started James Joyce with Antony Burgess'...

    I started James Joyce with Antony Burgess' Rejoyce and Jackson and Costellos very good biography of the author's father, John Stanislaus Joyce. I have read Dubliners,Ulysses and half -way thru A...
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    James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson. A...

    James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson. A rich and splendid book .
  7. Thread: women writers

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    Harper lee, To Kill A Mocking Bird !! Ayn Rand ,...

    Harper lee, To Kill A Mocking Bird !! Ayn Rand , Atlas Shrugged .
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    Cosmos I began Pickwick Papers a week ago...

    Cosmos

    I began Pickwick Papers a week ago and had trouble changing frequencies but being retired I lightened up . I have became really absorbed in his characters.And his use of language is...
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    Lawrence Durrell's Bitter Lemons

    The author is writing of his experience on the island of Cyprus in the mid fifties . Excellent writer . Perhaps best known for his novels Justine ,Balthazar,Mountolive and Clea.
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    Eula Varner in William Faulkner's The Hamlet .

    Eula Varner in William Faulkner's The Hamlet .
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    I must confess that I have not read Homer's...

    I must confess that I have not read Homer's Odyssey but have a fair working knowledge of the epic return home .And as I undertstand Ulysses
    it is a modern urban journey .And living in rural...
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    William Faulkner's the Hamlet

    An excellent 1st book of the Snopes Trilogy recommended by an English teacher in college years ago.Just would like to see Faulkner and this book discussed here on this excellent forum.

    Ab Snopes...
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    I prefer Samual B. Griffith's translation .

    I prefer Samual B. Griffith's translation .
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    It seems the " Stream of Consciousness " is not...

    It seems the " Stream of Consciousness " is not only by his characters but the author himself.There does seem to be and there is a certain rambling.But compare it to ones own "stream".Clever of...
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    I am reading Ulysses for the 2nd time. It is...

    I am reading Ulysses for the 2nd time. It is difficult but it is worth the effort.

    I would recommend Anthony Burgess' REJOYCE as a sort of primer to not only introduce Joyce but to allow the...
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