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F. Scott Fitzgerald

“People over forty can seldom be permanently convinced of anything. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.”
From Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Literature

The Modernist IndieGogo Campaign

Okay so I don’t normally do this but I’m trying to increase the number of articles on the website and also I want to support this campaign without publishing on social media because I’m terrible on social media and don’t like people I know knowing my business. 209 more words

Culture

10 of London’s World War I memorials – 7. The Machine Gun Corps Memorial…

While most of London’s World War I memorials feature sculptures depicting soldiers or weaponry, the controversial Machine Gun Corps Memorial at Hyde Park Corner takes as its centrepiece a more classical theme. 244 more words

Monuments, Memorials, And Gateways

What's Happening In Hip Pop? "Maze Runner" Takes The #1 Spot At the Box Office, "Boardwalk Empire" Takes Us Inside The Episode & MORE (DETAILS)

The Maze Runner dominated this weekend’s box office.

The young adult adaptation of James Dashner’s best-selling novel raked in $32.5 million and came in first place. 193 more words

Entertainment

Translation comparison: My Sister Life

There’s a famous question in Boris Pasternak’s “About These Lines” (Про эти стихи, 1917): Какое, милые, у нас Тысячелетье на дворе? It’s one word (and one agreeing ending) away from being a banal question about the weather, but instead of “what’s the weather like out there?” it’s “what millennium is it out there?” 391 more words

Russian Literature

O Surrealismo e o expressionismo dentre as vertentes da crítica da cultura

 

O Surrealismo e o expressionismo dentre as vertentes da crítica da cultura

Por

Jacob (J.) Lumier

A Crítica Social

 

 

► Em sentido estrito, a Crítica da Cultura relaciona a Modernização, a literatura e arte de avant-garde – contemplando notadamente expressionismo e surrealismo –, o romance e o individualismo. 6,751 more words

History

A history of the First World War in one hundred blogs ! No.7 Der Kriegsherr von 1914 (Part 1 of 2).

(Warlords of 1914 ? German General von Kluck (in centre) with Genaral von Kuhl (on his left) and Marshal von Bergmann (on his right) in Flanders during WW1.) 2,300 more words

History