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The Unbearable Sh*teness of Being ... A Newcastle Fan

TO CONTEMPLATE  the unbearable shiteness of being a Newcastle fan.

I have ripped this title from the stunning 1984 novel by the intimidatingly talented Milan Kundera. 943 more words


(Note: I wrote most of this previously during a low moment, so I was going to refrain from posting, for fear that it would set off alarm bells. 1,505 more words


Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

Kitsch gets a lot of attention in The Unbearable Lightness of Being, so you should make sure you understand the basic concept. Kitsch is a German word that’s been adopted by a number of other languages, including English. 489 more words


The Unbearable Lightness of Dreaming

A library membership is a beautiful thing. So few things in this life are free, especially in this time of ‘austerity’. I am fortunate to have a library with many great books. 434 more words


Dream #1

I have been reading The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera lately in my nights. I am in awe with the character of Tereza whose love for Tomas is borne out of fortuities. 1,004 more words


In volo

Sono partito senza sapere nulla del Messico, lasciando in sospeso ogni cosa, lasciando insoluti i problemi, con il cuore a cubetti, con la speranza di ricomporlo a migliaia di chilometri da casa. 367 more words


A despersonalização totalitária como elogio à repressão.

Um aspecto interessante da obra de Milan Kundera, que o aproxima de outro autor crítico ao comunismo, Albert Camus, é a análise de certa forma psicanalítica que o autor de… 1,748 more words