SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

That son of a minister of the Unitarian Church died in Concord in 1882, but was born in 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts. Ralph Waldo Emerson is considered a central figure in American culture. His work has influenced the whole American literary tradition. His instances are perceived in the American pragmatism and contemporary law (the Privacy Act, has roots in the ...

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BEST POEMS OF ALL TIME

Don’t forget that, also about poetry people say: It’s not the size that matters, but what you do with it. Writing your poem don’t just stick to flowery descriptions, but you need to think of scenes, which convey sense. Reading the best poems will help inspire you to think about important elements of poetry-writing, such as themes and style. Your ...

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HE SOWED, OTHERS REAPED

Welcome in Concord, a town in Middlesex County (Massachusetts, United States). Its center town is located, where the confluence of two rivers forms the Concord River. The area, which became this town, was originally known with an Algonquian word: grassy plain. Not only. This site was one of the scenes of the Battle during the conflict in the American Revolutionary ...

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PAINTING BETRAYAL AND ALCOHOLISM – Willem de Kooning, forcing the traits in figurative and abstract mode

WILLEM DE KOONING 1/3 – He worked in a paint company attending evening classes at the art school in Rotterdam and the academies of Brussels and Antwerp. In 1926, this Dutch–American man travelled as a stowaway illegally to US. Since 1928, he began painting still lifes and compositions with figures, which reflect the school of Paris. Starting from 1935 he ...

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THE STARTLING POETRY OF JAPANESE MODERNIST – Sagawa Chika

She used free verse to explore her interiority through imagery. In her poetry, the body becomes alien and threatening. Even with such a brief career, she was one of the most innovative avant-garde poets in early-twentieth-century Japan. She focused on mainstream poets, but her own poems were influenced by surrealism. She started studies to become an English teacher (but moved to ...

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IN THE MISO SOUP – Novel, by Ryu Murakami

Born in 1952 in Nagasaki prefecture, he is the enfant terrible of contemporary Japanese literature. His best known novels? Almost Transparent Blue, Coin Locker Babies and In the Miso Soup. His novels always explore human nature through themes of drug use and surrealism, murder and war. His real name is Murakami Ryūnosuke, but this Japanese writer (writer and director) is ...

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INNER’S JAPANESE LANDSCAPES

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TRADITIONAL AND MODERN JAPANESE MUSIC

Western classical music has a strong presence in Japan (one of the most important markets for this music tradition). Listening traditional Japanese music, you can discover, that it is quite different from Western music, as it is often based on the intervals of human breathing rather than mathematical timing. Japan is the largest physical music market in the world. The ...

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FABIAN PEREZ – style he calls Emotionalism

FABIAN PEREZ 1/4 – He was born in 1967 and raised in Campana, not far from Buenos Aires, the capital city. rom the age of nine, he started expressing himself through visual arts – drawing remarkably advanced sketches and portraits of his friends and family. Fabian’s early years were extraordinarily difficult and painful, spent in the company of intensely conflicted ...

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ARGENTINIAN POETIC LANDSCAPES

THE PEARL FISHERMAN – Luis Benitez This evening and part of the night, I sank again into the dense sea, where we beings and things float. I descended for pearls to show to men who fear even the risk of the border. This evening and part of the night, I was amidst that silence, in that deepness where the most ...

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