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The Depreciated Legacy of Cervantes
In the beginning of the depreciated legacy of Cervantes, the author makes the assumption that the whole History of Europe extending up to America has plunged into a crises with the development of science and technology. 1.237 palabras más
Notes and tidbits posted on FB and Twitter. Part 137
Note: I take notes of books I read and comment on events and edit sentences that fit my style. 397 palabras más
“All languages that derive from Latin form the word compassion by combining the prefix meaning with (corn-) and the root meaning suffering (Late Latin, passio). In other languages — Czech, Polish, German, and Swedish, for instance — this word is translated by a noun formed of an equivalent prefix combined with the word that means feeling (Czech, sou-cit; Polish, Współ-czucie; German, Mit-gefühl; Swedish, Med-känsla). 236 palabras más
The tale that started with Nietzsche and ended with Karenin.
I was introduced to Milan Kundera and his book two years ago. Talking to one of my dear friends at work who was taking up her master’s in literature, I was suddenly struck by her enthusiasm for… 692 palabras más