Conquest

Conquest

Kerber Balázs második kötetében a mitikus és a digitális kultúra robban egymásba. A versek a számítogépes stratégiai játékok motívumait használják fel, hogy a nyelv és a képernyő közös síkján megszülethessen egy virtuális világtörténelem. Ezért az új világért azonban meg kell harcolni! Turk kapitány rakétavetősei már készen állnak, hogy elhozzák a posztcyberpunk költészet győzelmét. Ha egy...

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

'The man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul' John DrydenAntonio, a Venetian merchant, wishes to help his friend get money to impress a rich heiress. But he is forced to borrow the sum from a cynical, abused Jewish moneylender, Shylock, and signs a chilling contract to honour the debt with a pound of his own flesh. An ambiguous, complex...

GEGEN ALLE

GEGEN ALLE

Gegen den Strich (Alternativtitel: Gegen alle; Originaltitel: À rebours) ist das bekannteste Werk des französischen Autors Joris-Karl Huysmans. Mit dem 1884 erschienenen Roman brach Huysmans endgültig mit dem Geist seiner früheren, realistischen Werke und setzte dem Begriff der Dekadenz ein Denkmal. À rebours wurde für die Anhänger und Vertreter von Dekadenzdichtung, Symbolismus und L'art...

Iedereen dichter

Iedereen dichter

Poëzie wordt onterecht als wereldvreemd, moeilijk en bovenal totaal nutteloos ervaren. Hoog tijd om het roer om te gooien, zo stelt dichter en bloemlezer Ivo van Strijtem in deze zinderende ode aan de poëzie. Want volgens hem kan poëzie ons juist van de onverschilligheid redden.Aan de hand van honderden verzen uit de wereldliteratuur toont de auteur hoe de schoonheid van poëzie een...

Summary of The 48 Laws of Power

Summary of The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene | Conversation StartersIn "The 48 Laws of Power", readers are provided with a fascinating and comprehensive summation of the history of power, spanning thousands of years. Drawing from such well-known philosophy and the teachings of those such as Machiavelli and P.T. Barnum, the novel combines each thread with masterful skill and attention. Each "law"...

Ode to a Nightingale

Ode to a Nightingale

''Ode to a Nightingale'' is either the garden of the Spaniards Inn, Hampstead, London, or, according to Keats' friend Charles Armitage Brown, under a plum tree in the garden of Keats House, also in Hampstead. According to Brown, a nightingale had built its nest near his home in the spring of 1819. Inspired by the bird's song, Keats composed the poem in one day. It soon became one of his 1819...

Prisoner of Russia

Prisoner of Russia

As the central figure in Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin (1799u1837) has been claimed by nearly every political faction, right and left, in Russian cultural politics over the past two centuries, culminating in his official canonization under the Soviet regime. In Prisoner of Russia, Yuri Druzhnikov analyzes the distortions and misrepresentations of Pushkin's cultural appropriation by...