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Trecho do conto "A Marca na Parede"

Se quisermos comparar a vida a alguma coisa, temos de equipará-la a ser levada pelo metrô a oitenta quilômetros por hora — desembarcando no outro extremo sem um único grampo no cabelo! 74 more words

Short Stories

The Art Of Life

“If you want to work on your art,” Anton Chekov wrote, “work on your life.”

When he began writing, Chekov wrote low-brow comical sketches without much success. 1,310 more words

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf [book review]

Virginia Woolf’s essay  A Room of One’s Own is a landmark text of feminist literary criticism and, as such, is required reading for students of literature around the world. 1,196 more words

Book Reviews

A Writer's Diary, Virginia Woolf


For lovers of Virginia Woolf, but also those interested in writing itself, as well as history (Woolf details the approach and beginning of World War II, including the bombing of her home in London). 212 more words

Books & Reading

Hurray, I got a job today.

Anyway, let’s talk about my contributions to feminism. Well, what a facetious sounding introductory sentence; I do not mean to tally and hold scores over people’s heads, I only wish to assert that I do, in fact, care about women, and have taken risks and put my comfort in life at stake for what I believe in. 1,332 more words

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

There are two reasons why I decided to read this – the first, because I felt like I should read something by Virginia Woolf at some point in my lifetime. 358 more words


Responding to Henry David: August 17, 1851

Sunday, Aug. 17. (first half-edited for length)

For a day or two it has been quite cool, a coolness that was felt even when sitting by an open window in a thin coat on the west side of the house in the morning, and you naturally sought the sun at that hour. 1,381 more words

Henry David Thoreau