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Aesthetic Drift #17: A Truckload of Corpses, or Violence's Meaning in Narrative

Aesthetic Drift #17 by Brontë Bettencourt

A Truckload of Corpses, or Violence’s Meaning in Narrative

I am haunted by Tokyo Ghoul.

The anime’s pacing was slow and dull and the finale was a hot mess, but one scene left me intrigued and horrified. 2.048 palabras más

Aesthetic Drift

Bite-Sized Book Reviews: “One Hundred Years of Solitude”

You know how your want-to-read eyes are always bigger than your time-to-read stomach? And how this phenomenon leads to you have a waist-high stack of books you know you’ll get to “someday”? 628 palabras más

Books & Literature

Classics Club: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Classic:

One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Probably Garcí­a Márquez finest and most famous work. One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of a mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family.

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Adult Fiction

Some 2017 Highlights of Caribbean Literature

Commemorating 50 years of CIEN  AÑOS DE SOLEDAD with an illustrated version

Writing a new Caribbean: a picture of the Caribbean, as seen by a new generation of writers and poets. 56 palabras más

Books

Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez

Honestly, I’ve just about had it with violations, sexual or otherwise, and the powerful perpetrators of those violences. In the past year, there’s been so much more awareness raised around this issue, and I think as a collective conscious we’re just over it. 187 palabras más

Capsule Reviews: October - December 2017

A little late, but here are the last few books I read in 2017 in lovely 100-word parcels.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo| Stieg Larsson… 340 palabras más

Book

The Nature of Story by Glynn Young

It’s the fall of 1985. I’m sitting in a classroom at Washington University in St. Louis, participating in a seminar for my master’s degree. This particular seminar is simply entitled “The Nature of Story.” 818 palabras más

Literature