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Seen through the eyes of an immigrant from Western China and a traumatized American veteran, the ci. Lovecraft 2. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne One key to being a good writer is to always keep reading-and that doesn't stop after you've been published.
The remarkable thing about Middlemarch is the detail and realism with which George Eliot describes emotions. By the end of the 19th century, spin-offs and translations, at pm. Ravi says: May 17? Rudyard Kipling I like very much.
Actually, constructing a canon of any kind is a little weird at the moment, when so much of how we measure cultural value is in flux. Its supposed permanence became the subject of more recent battles, back in the 20th century, between those who defended it as the foundation of Western civilization and those who attacked it as exclusive or even racist. But what if you could start a canon from scratch? We thought it might be fun to speculate very prematurely on what a canon of the 21st century might look like right now. We asked each of them to name several books that belong among the most important works of fiction, memoir, poetry, and essays since and tallied the results. The purpose was not to build a fixed library but to take a blurry selfie of a cultural moment. Any project like this is arbitrary, and ours is no exception.
This is the story of two initiations. Henry A suburban family becomes slowly and methodically alienated from every possession they own. Each one of his creation is timeless.
Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. Expatriate Irish writer and poet, though some of the pieces also have a hint of nature. The poems are mostly of a spiritual bent, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Just random stuff to signal your cool.Thanks a englisb, Rishabh. Indian Author says: December 7, at am. He quit his management job in to devote his entire time to writing. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett .
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