Is Yeats a good place to start with poetry?
Some Yeats is, if you're familiar with or prepared to sketch over the run-up to the 1916 rising. September 1913 is beautiful regardless, and accessible IF you grok the context. Other stuff, eg Sailing To Byzantium, is quite beautiful but requires more involved familiarity than a wiki page. The Second Coming is heavily dependent on knowing exactly when it was written and understanding the geopolitical situation at the time (there is some bonus to be got from appreciating Yeats' own perspective on that...
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Recommendations for entry level Nietzsche?
Start with the Greeks.
No, seriously, start with the Presocratics, then read Plato, then read Homer, then read Vergil, then skip the Medievals because Nietzsche didn't even bother to read them, then read Hume, then read Kant, then read Schoepenhauer, then read Hegel, THEN you can read Nietzsche.
I just started reading Story of O.
Am I wrong, or is it way more boring and gross than it is sexy or arousing?
Does the author actually expect me to read the dumb bullshit pages or am I supposed to skip them
the way to read this (piece of shit) is to treat is as several separate stories and read them one by one. It's a combination of those choose your own adventure books and meta-reading, where you need to twist and turn the book, flick backwards and forwards, strain your eyes etc.
It's a garbage book though I wouldn't bother.
What are some examples of Man vs Nature in the desert, specifically, where Man is violent against nature? Also, how would you do it?
wow how did I not even think about that, thanks. Any other ones?
sweet, any idea on how you would do violent Man vs Nature in the desert?
No, I haven't, will check it out! What specifically are you thinking of in it?
What are some great "women will never understand"-core books?
Has anyone read this book? I am a quarter of the way through and I can not reconcile what is written other then the fact that his stories must be complete bullshit
What does /lit/ think about this book? I'm reading it and it's pretty decent.
Behold! The "The" trilogy: successor of trilogies past, the champion of the elitist sentiments so prominent in our little community.
This doesn't look good. Like at all
Just finished Sons and Lovers... What does /lit/ think of DH Lawrence?
Did he sign his letters "Sincerely"?
Is it good?
The movie has some good reviews.
I'm thinking about joining the military so I can write about my endeavors. Hopefully a total war breaks out during my stint.
if you need to join the military for something to write you'll probably just settle into a life of mediocrity in the service and never write of worth but at least you'll stop posting so go ahead
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