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  1. Thread: Dogs

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    JB still has that touch. J

    JB still has that touch.




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    Deciphering it was fun. J

    Deciphering it was fun.




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    Our favorite shepherd is writing again? J

    Our favorite shepherd is writing again?




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    I think it was Emerson who said God's foremost...

    I think it was Emerson who said God's foremost feature is his readiness to laugh.
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    What? J

    What?





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    It is a great line. J

    It is a great line.





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    Time to come back! J

    Time to come back!



    J
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    Lots of junk in here. Literature does...

    Lots of junk in here.

    Literature does something nobody here has mentioned yet. Literature teaches complex verbal expression. And people use this complexity to mask ignorance.

    There's a ton of...
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    Seems a bit like a fraudulent hock of crap? ...

    Seems a bit like a fraudulent hock of crap?






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    You're all picking the wrong Calvino! The...

    You're all picking the wrong Calvino!

    The Cosmicomics. Definitive offering for 20th century Italian literature. Perhaps the small, regional author Giovanni Arpino?

    But early than 1900, Jack of...
  11. Oh, is he? Even the section that's written as a...

    Oh, is he? Even the section that's written as a play? Even here? --

    "Bald Pat who is bothered mitred the napkins. Pat is a waiter hard of his hearing. Pat is a waiter who waits while you wait. Hee...
  12. Good point. Could easily see this, but not for...

    Good point. Could easily see this, but not for his novels. Joyce is the exception, though, not the rule. And Joyce is regarded highly, and rightfully so, as a short story writer.



    Yours truly...
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    The problem with these sad lists is-- how would...

    The problem with these sad lists is-- how would you know?

    Book lists are little better than advertising, or regurgitation. At least we might assume from Professor Bloom's list that he actually...
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    A re-read. It's a professional quality story. ...

    A re-read. It's a professional quality story.



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    Might have to agree about Sylvia Plath. But...

    Might have to agree about Sylvia Plath. But Neruda??? *clears throat*...


    How dare you!?!?


    (Maybe a little biased).
  16. What does this mean? Are you talking about...

    What does this mean? Are you talking about publishing, or actual influence "in prose" (stylistics)?

    This reader is no expert in the history of 20th century publishing. But the point that Zola, in...
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    You're not crap. Here's something that is not...

    You're not crap.

    Here's something that is not crap, with a link to it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2xBaX5awlc
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    Consider this: ...

    Consider this:


    http://www.online-literature.com/forums/showthread.php?66389-Cien-sonetos-de-amor&highlight=




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    A fradulent hock of crap. J

    A fradulent hock of crap.





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    How dare you!!! J

    How dare you!!!







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    He's a breath of fresh air. Whatever you can say...

    He's a breath of fresh air. Whatever you can say about the man, he spoke his mind. And he was challenging. He went straight for the idols, and with good purposes. Who else could so convincingly...
  22. It's still not quite human, though. ...

    It's still not quite human, though.







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    Wake up, old man! J

    Wake up, old man!






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  24. Or maybe the classic 'Russian author' trope is...

    Or maybe the classic 'Russian author' trope is just incorporated cultural branding. Something people heard somewhere before, and make reference to, whether or not the reality of the situation is...
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    Where has she gone?! J

    Where has she gone?!






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