To me, there’s virtually no doubt that Italo Calvino is a literary genius. Each one of his works create either Continue reading
The question remains: How does a skilled writer establish a good character in so few pages? And how does it relate to their overall style and composition?
The works of Ernest Hemingway have always aimed to elucidate the looming presence of death as it follows his characters Continue reading
Simulacrum, like many terms surrounding postmodernism, has been defined in a number of ways. Perhaps the simplest definition of the Continue reading
I like Philip K. Dick. His ideas are intriguing and his writing is more than passable by my standards. I Continue reading
The short story, the ever neglected cousin of the novel, requires many of the same techniques used in the composition Continue reading
Philip K. Dick is, without a doubt, one of the most interesting writers of the 20th century. His prose is Continue reading
Borges and Murakami Philosophy in fiction has had a long and storied history, from the mythology of Ancient Greece to Continue reading
If the Library of Babel is a library that is all libraries, then what if there was a book that is all books? What if, in the pages of a book, one could find infinity itself?
…Marco’s answers and objections took their place in a discourse already proceeding on its own, in the Great Khan’s Continue reading
Fantastic Borges essay on the history of meta-fiction and its role in literature. After a thorough search of Google I couldn’t Continue reading
A man sets himself the task of portraying the world. Through the years he peoples a space with images Continue reading
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‘cannot you see […] that it is we that are dying, and that down here the only thing that really Continue reading