Andrew Wyeth “Anna Kuerner” Tempera on panel Time spent with ...

In direct contrast with Sargent, Wyeth painted portraits of people in his part of the world-- people that were hard, lived-in, without any pretension. Andrew Wyeth “Anna Kuerner” Tempera on panel Time spent with .

Gregory Crewdson I found this parallel to literature also very interesting since it is a more modernized concept of shakespeare

L'envers du décor du rêve américain par Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson at work (standing on ladder) on the set of "Untitled (Ophelia)." A scene from Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters, playing through November 13 at Film Forum. Like the love [.

The air was full of warmth and the sound of tiny wings.

Something in the air.

The air was full of warmth and the sound of tiny wings.

Chutzpah!: New Voices from China (Chinese Literature Today Book Series):   <div>To Westerners China has often seemed a monolith, speaking with one voice—whether that of an ancient dynasty, a socialist state, or an economic powerhouse. <I>Chutzpah! New Voices from China</I> shatters this illusion, giving Western readers a rare chance to listen to the brilliant polyphony of Chinese fiction today.<BR><BR> Here, in the realms of realism and fantasy, and portraying worlds lyrical, gritty, o...

Chutzpah!: New Voices from China (Chinese Literature Today Book Series): <div>To Westerners China has often seemed a monolith, speaking with one voice—whether that of an ancient dynasty, a socialist state, or an economic powerhouse. <I>Chutzpah! New Voices from China</I> shatters this illusion, giving Western readers a rare chance to listen to the brilliant polyphony of Chinese fiction today.<BR><BR> Here, in the realms of realism and fantasy, and portraying worlds lyrical, gritty, o...

One Hundred Years of Solitude (Chinese Edition):   This book is a representative work in magic realism literature, involving tales of legends, folk stories, religion quotation and other mysterious factors, tactfully mixing reality and illusion, demonstrating a magnificent imaginary world, as one of the most important classic literal masterworks in the 20th century. In 1982 García Márquez won the Nobel Prize in Literature, founding the status of world-class master of literature, largely...

One Hundred Years of Solitude (Chinese Edition): This book is a representative work in magic realism literature, involving tales of legends, folk stories, religion quotation and other mysterious factors, tactfully mixing reality and illusion, demonstrating a magnificent imaginary world, as one of the most important classic literal masterworks in the 20th century. In 1982 García Márquez won the Nobel Prize in Literature, founding the status of world-class master of literature, largely...

A Streetcar Named Desire - Red hot passion! It retains all the controversy and shock that it had when first released; to tell a powerful story of love, abuse and human connection, with brilliant acting by everyone. (10/10)

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Directed by Elia Kazan. With Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden. Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Waiting for the Verdict (1867) Rebecca Harding Davis (Classics):   Rebecca Blaine Harding Davis (June 24, 1831 – September 29, 1910; born Rebecca Blaine Harding) was an American author and journalist. She is deemed a pioneer of literary realism in American literature. She graduated valedictorian from Washington Female Seminary in Pennsylvania. Her most important literary work is the novella Life in the Iron Mills, published in the April 1861 edition of the Atlantic Monthly which quickl...

Waiting for the Verdict (1867) Rebecca Harding Davis (Classics): Rebecca Blaine Harding Davis (June 24, 1831 – September 29, 1910; born Rebecca Blaine Harding) was an American author and journalist. She is deemed a pioneer of literary realism in American literature. She graduated valedictorian from Washington Female Seminary in Pennsylvania. Her most important literary work is the novella Life in the Iron Mills, published in the April 1861 edition of the Atlantic Monthly which quickl...

American Pshyco, Bret Easton Ellis. The Guardian's 1000 novels everyone must read

1000 novels everyone must read: the definitive list

The Cambridge Companion to American Realism and Naturalism: From Howells to London (Cambridge Companions to Literature)  Used Book in Good Condition

The Cambridge Companion to American Realism and Naturalism: From Howells to London (Cambridge Companions to Literature) Used Book in Good Condition

Reading in Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine:   Who cares about details? As Naomi Schor explains in her highly influential book, we do-but it has not always been so. The interest in detail--in art, in literature, and as an aesthetic category--is the product of the decline of classicism and the rise of realism.br /br /But the story of the detail is as political as it is aesthetic. Secularization, the disciplining of society, the rise of consumerism, the invention of the quotidian, hav...

Reading in Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine: Who cares about details? As Naomi Schor explains in her highly influential book, we do-but it has not always been so. The interest in detail--in art, in literature, and as an aesthetic category--is the product of the decline of classicism and the rise of realism.br /br /But the story of the detail is as political as it is aesthetic. Secularization, the disciplining of society, the rise of consumerism, the invention of the quotidian, hav...

Murakami & Magical Realism | Book Oblivion Academy. This new online course explores the nuances of magical realism in literature by considering three of Haruki Murakami's most bizarre novels: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and Kafka on the Shore.

Murakami & Magical Realism | Book Oblivion Academy. This new online course explores the nuances of magical realism in literature by considering three of Haruki Murakami's most bizarre novels: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and Kafka on the Shore.

English Lit 101: From Jane Austen to George Orwell and the Enlightenment to Realism, an essential guide to Britain's greatest writers and works (Adams 101):   <b>A guide to the greats in British literature!</b><BR><BR> From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Charles Dickens' Tiny Tim to Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy and Shakespeare's Juliet, British authors have created some of the most compelling characters in all of literature. But too often, textbooks reduce these vibrant voices to boring su...

English Lit 101: From Jane Austen to George Orwell and the Enlightenment to Realism, an essential guide to Britain's greatest writers and works (Adams 101): <b>A guide to the greats in British literature!</b><BR><BR> From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Charles Dickens' Tiny Tim to Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy and Shakespeare's Juliet, British authors have created some of the most compelling characters in all of literature. But too often, textbooks reduce these vibrant voices to boring su...

American Lit 101: From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Harper Lee and Naturalism to Magical Realism, an essential guide to American writers and works (Adams 101):   <b>From poetry to fiction to essays, <i>American Lit 101</i> leaves no page unturned!</b><BR><BR> Edgar Allan Poe. Willa Cather. Henry David Thoreau. Mark Twain. The list of important American writers goes on and on. These voices played a vital role in shaping the scope of American literature, and the United States itself. But too o...

American Lit 101: From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Harper Lee and Naturalism to Magical Realism, an essential guide to American writers and works (Adams 101): <b>From poetry to fiction to essays, <i>American Lit 101</i> leaves no page unturned!</b><BR><BR> Edgar Allan Poe. Willa Cather. Henry David Thoreau. Mark Twain. The list of important American writers goes on and on. These voices played a vital role in shaping the scope of American literature, and the United States itself. But too o...

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