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    I see him more as a post-structuralist,...

    I see him more as a post-structuralist, actually... like Deleuze or Derrida.

    A good way to tell, he he, whether an author is a structuralist or a post-structuralist is whether he's easy to read...
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    You could try the Victorian Web...

    You could try the Victorian Web (http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/eliot/index.html)
    the articles aren't always excellent, but it could give you a start..

    And if you're at university, perhaps...
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    Howl's Moving Castle, Diane Wynne Jones

    Howl's Moving Castle, Diane Wynne Jones
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    Same thing here: I'm too lazy to take time to...

    Same thing here: I'm too lazy to take time to cook, and even to eat, sometimes... It's like sleeping - sort of a waste of time when you think about it, even though it's pleasant....



    Wow!! I...
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    The Genealogy of Morals (selfishly, cause I'm...

    The Genealogy of Morals (selfishly, cause I'm reading it at the moment, ha ha)!
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    Structuralism and nihilism are nowhere alike -...

    Structuralism and nihilism are nowhere alike - what the structuralists tried to do was to identify deep, universal structures in myth, language, literature, etc. It was called (not concerned with)...
  7. Why is everything so complicated?

    Why is everything so complicated?
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    I liked Goethe's Faust... but then I read it at...

    I liked Goethe's Faust... but then I read it at the same time as Marlowe's and was interested in the subject...

    I LOVE German literature, think it's one of the greatest (what with composers, what...
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    2. Delivery truck+ t + how old you are Speck -...

    2. Delivery truck+ t + how old you are Speck - Vantage Point
    5. Heavenly body Battles against - Star Wars
    10. Prince William's brother Beatrix and the Chomp+rent of Pull trigger - Harry Potter...
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    9. Burgundy Analysis (Mystery novelette...

    9. Burgundy Analysis (Mystery novelette introducing famous characters)
    A study in scarlet?
    (a Sherlock Holmes story...)
    18. We dare not speak its name! (Novel: the other characters ("Mahood" and...
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    But Nietzsche wasn't a nihilist, was he? If I got...

    But Nietzsche wasn't a nihilist, was he? If I got it right, he hated the nihilists!

    And I'm not sure if what he thought of as nihilism is everyone's way of defining it: I think he saw it, for...
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    First one that springs to mind: LEDA AND THE...

    First one that springs to mind:

    LEDA AND THE SWAN

    A sudden blow: the great wings beating still
    Above the staggering girl, her thighs caressed
    By the dark webs, her nape caught in his bill,...
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    Sticky: I've started posting a little, so I thought I...

    I've started posting a little, so I thought I might introduce myself... I'm an English teacher, specialized in literature, but I take an interest in various things - arts and humanities in general,...
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    And what's the AP exam? :p

    And what's the AP exam? :p
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    Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who...

    Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
    Who is already sick and pale with grief [...]
    Be not her maid, since she is envious;
    Her vestal livery is but sick and green, (l. 4-8)

    Two of the...
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    OK, I'm really not a specialist, but even though...

    OK, I'm really not a specialist, but even though I thought your question was weird at first, I think I've understood how you could confuse the two... But just look at the names: nihilism comes from...
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    Thanks (I shouldn't have any trouble relating, I've already read and enjoyed books that don't take place in my native land, ha ha!).



    Would you say Zweig is underrated? Perhaps he is considered...
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    Poll: If I can vote, I will cast mine for the Hugo,...

    If I can vote, I will cast mine for the Hugo, which is the only one in the list I haven't read... but the rest are good choices as well (Papillon's fun! so are the Rabelais!!)
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    Without wishing to nitpick, there's a difference...

    Without wishing to nitpick, there's a difference between saying that literature can be philosophy (and vice-versa) - what the title of the topic is asking - and accepting that literature can be...
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    It doesn't bother me either - I forget!!! and I...

    It doesn't bother me either - I forget!!! and I suppose people whom it bothers can't re-read books either, whereas I do a lot of that with my favourites!!
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    I wouldn't consider Plato's writings as...

    I wouldn't consider Plato's writings as literature at all!! Maybe we should define what we understand as philosophy and literature, no? For me, literature is hmm... maybe simply fiction that doesn't...
  22. Heard of him? Of course... I think I even owned a...

    Heard of him? Of course... I think I even owned a book by him at one time. Would you advise any of his novels?
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    Oh yes!!! that's a lovely description!! I see him...

    Oh yes!!! that's a lovely description!! I see him as a sort of magical compound of Bach and Chopin (hope this won't shock any purist...): structure and a sort of wistfulness

    I'd advise Horowitz's...
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    Yep, they did censure Les Fleurs du Mal, and...

    Yep, they did censure Les Fleurs du Mal, and parts of it ("Lesbos", "A celle qui ťtait trop gaie"...) were banned for quite a while, I think...Madame Bovary was put on trial as well.
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    The 15 has been frustrating me intensely since...

    The 15 has been frustrating me intensely since yesterday, because it especially reminds me of a poem.... I hope somebody gets it soon!!!!!!!!!

    PS: how is Jacques le Fataliste translated, then? By...
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