[  3  /  a  /  adv  /  an  /  c  /  cgl  /  ck  /  cm  /  co  /  diy  /  fa  /  fit  /  g  /  i  /  ic  /  jp  /  k  /  lit  /  m  /  mlp  /  mu  /  n  /  o  /  p  /  po  /  q  /  sci  /  sp  /  tg  /  toy  /  trv  /  tv  /  v  /  vg  /  vp  /  w  /  wg  /  wsg  /  x  ]

/lit/ Literature

Threads added between 2013/04/03 and 2013/04/10

Threads by date

From 2013/04/03 22:00 to 2013/04/04 04:00 (0)
From 2013/04/04 04:00 to 2013/04/04 10:00 (0)
From 2013/04/04 10:00 to 2013/04/04 16:00 (0)
From 2013/04/04 16:00 to 2013/04/04 22:00 (0)
From 2013/04/04 22:00 to 2013/04/05 04:00 (0)
From 2013/04/05 04:00 to 2013/04/05 10:00 (0)
From 2013/04/05 10:00 to 2013/04/05 16:00 (0)
From 2013/04/05 16:00 to 2013/04/05 22:00 (0)
From 2013/04/05 22:00 to 2013/04/06 04:00 (1)
From 2013/04/06 04:00 to 2013/04/06 10:00 (0)
From 2013/04/06 10:00 to 2013/04/06 16:00 (0)
From 2013/04/06 16:00 to 2013/04/06 22:00 (2)
From 2013/04/06 22:00 to 2013/04/07 04:00 (2)
From 2013/04/07 04:00 to 2013/04/07 10:00 (1)
From 2013/04/07 10:00 to 2013/04/07 16:00 (0)
From 2013/04/07 16:00 to 2013/04/07 22:00 (3)
From 2013/04/07 22:00 to 2013/04/08 04:00 (13)
From 2013/04/08 04:00 to 2013/04/08 10:00 (11)
From 2013/04/08 10:00 to 2013/04/08 16:00 (25)
From 2013/04/08 16:00 to 2013/04/08 22:00 (39)
From 2013/04/08 22:00 to 2013/04/09 04:00 (51)
From 2013/04/09 04:00 to 2013/04/09 10:00 (27)
From 2013/04/09 10:00 to 2013/04/09 16:00 (11)
From 2013/04/09 16:00 to 2013/04/09 22:00 (0)
From 2013/04/09 22:00 to 2013/04/10 04:00 (0)
From 2013/04/10 04:00 to 2013/04/10 10:00 (0)
From 2013/04/10 10:00 to 2013/04/10 16:00 (0)
From 2013/04/10 16:00 to 2013/04/10 22:00 (1)
From 2013/04/10 22:00 to 2013/04/11 04:00 (1)

Most viewed threads in this category

Moby Dick

19 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: moby-dick.jpg]
This is the greatest novel I have ever read. I can't think of any book as 'complete' as Moby Dick. It's like Melville didn't leave anything out. There's nothing to be added to Moby Dick, it's all there. Not sure if that makes much sense, but maybe you know what I mean. Like, there's no reason for anyone to write a book about whaling or expand on the same themes present in Moby Dick. Probably my favorite part of the novel is the way Melville used different styles/genres of writing to get different effects. The Shakespearian aspect, most obviously evinced (a new favorite word after reading it so many times) in the chapters written like a stage drama was used to stunning effect. I remember early on, there's the chapter in which Ahab has the crew swear an oath to hunt Moby Dick and suddenly there's an '(aside)' in which he states that he conquered Starbuck and bent him to his (Ahab's) will. That made me laugh out loud it was so fucking cool. The whale anatomy and long descriptions of the tools and procedures of the whaling industry were so well written and interesting, I can't understand why people find them difficult to read. I also loved the action, the adventure, the characterizations, the vernacular used and the philosophical reflections. It's a perfect novel. Plus, Moby Dick is just so fucking cool. I've never read anything so manly, heroically tragic, and insane as this novel. It's just so fucking good, I don't know if I'll ever read anything that will compare again. Why do you think Camus (in The Myth of Sisyphus) called Moby Dick a "truly absurd work"? I think I'm beginning to form a vague idea of what he meant by that, but I can't quite crystallize it yet.
5 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: God_Emperor_of_Dune_by_solomon_artist[1].jpg]
Sup /lit/. What do you guys think of Dune? Someone told me that the first book is great, but the rest are preachy existential crap. Is that true? If not, which books were your favorite?
6 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 41BVPJjHSSL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb(...).jpg]
first time posting here, but desperate times call for desperate measures as I can't find a pdf of 'Apathy and Other Small Victories' anywhere. Can you help me /lit/?
11 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: Filippo+Tommaso+Marinetti+FTMarinetti.jpg]
ITT we try to find the most 4chan person in literature. Starting off with Marinetti.
25 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1358560861968.gif]
Here's a short story I wrote. I'd love some feedback, even if you hate it and just want to call me a faggot. A cold November breeze swept over Henry and he instinctively held a paper cup full of warm coffee just a bit closer to his chest. He had been standing in line for nearly twelve hours along with millions of other people waiting for their message. Morning broke slowly, and he watched beams of piercing morning light shine down the street and reflect brightly off of store windows. Henry took a sip and allowed the hot steam to warm his face. He couldn’t leave his spot, so he had bought the coffee from a vendor walking down the line. Henry wished he had offered him cream, but the warmth and much-needed caffeine were good enough. Henry glanced down at his phone to help pass the time. “What does it say?” came a soft voice from behind him. “Excuse me?” Henry replied, turning around. “You checked the time, right? What time is it?” asked a girl wrapped in a big purple scarf and a heavy winter coat. She appeared to be in her early twenties, like Henry. “Uh, it’s about seven,” replied Henry. “And it opens at eight, right? Just another hour, thank God! It’s way too cold,” said the girl. “My name is Georgia, what’s yours?” She thrust her mittened hand out to Henry. Henry held out his right hand, and realized he was still holding the coffee. Georgia’s face brightened as Henry fumbled with the cup until he finally shook her hand. “My name’s Henry.” “Do you think the device will really work? Will we get our message?” asked Georgia. Henry looked towards the front of the line and couldn’t make out where it started—a thousand bodies all collected into an endless swarm of people. Henry thought back to an article that he’d read a year ago, and how so many people had jumped, shouted, and buzzed at the news.
30 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1365140125871.jpg]
So I'm building up my book collection...but what should I make it? e-books? or physical books? I love hard, leather covers. but they also take up more space than just taking my Nexus 7. what do I do /lit/? ;_;
1 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: harmony2.jpg]
(First time posting on /lit/!) I get it /lit/, Harmony Korine is the grisly Tao Lin of cinema. Anyone have similar/opposing views on this to discuss? Also, I do not believe these people have any significance because they redundantly illustrate the senselessness of what we do as people, something we don't need to waste time on experiencing in books when we do it all in our own ways every single day.
4 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: moot.jpg]
MOOT IS HERE ASK HIM ANYTHING >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656 >>>/a/83155656
4 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1357021340554.jpg]
we used to sit in a white room and stare out a window drooling now we sit in ma's basement and stare at a screen filthy.
9 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: St George.jpg]
What is your preferred style/content of the fantasy genre? Does a low-fantasy, gritty, war-torn world sound interesting to you? Or do you love to read about wizards that command awesome magic powers? Do you even like the genre of fantasy at all? Is it worthwhile for authors to continue to flesh out, or has fantasy reached its apex with Tolkien, Jordan, and Martin? Please, let's have a fantastical discussion, m'lords.
12 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: stirner.jpg]
You better not shout You better not cry You better not pout I'm telling you why All moral values are merely spooks
67 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1364523160537.jpg]
Good Day, /lit/, I am visiting from /k/. Unfortunately, day/k/are is in full swing, and nobody there is of much help. I have a desire to roughly carve a phrase, quote, or piece of poetry upon the buttstock of my single-shot 12 gauge, which I will use to hunt armadillos, squirrels, racoons, and wild pigs. I intend to put a notch for each critter taken, because I am slightly redneck, and want a gun with stories to tell. (Dad is a sucky father, left no stories to me. I want to have something COOL for the kids.) Of course, in an emergency scenario, this would also be used defensively. Right now, what appeals to me most is a line from Rudyard Kipling's "Cold Iron"- "" Nay! " said the cannoneer on the castle wall, ' But Iron - Cold Iron - shall be master of you all! ' Woe for the Baron and his knights so strong, When the cruel cannon-balls laid 'em all along; He was taken prisoner, he was cast in thrall, And Iron - Cold Iron - was master of it all." What do you think, /lit/? Help a Pleb out?
2 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: borneo-tiny-pea-sized-frog-penny_25(...).jpg]
Why is happiness such a "stupid" emotion? Aren't there any writers who can write about happiness without being maudlin or smug or twee?
8 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1857152891.jpg]
Hello there chippie chappies. Which translation of The Magic Mountain is considered the best?

What have you read so far this year?

105 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 2013 visual book list online.jpg]
See picture. Some decent and good books, quite a few bad. Favourite so far: The Instructions. Least favourite: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
81 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: download.jpg]
/lit/, what is your pseudonym. Why >Yevgeny Klimt >a botched Russification of a name I used to help my friends cheat on uni tests

/lit/ needs to read this.

2 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1353016412702.png]
What if they outlawed pseudonymous writing on the internet? What if "Mark Twain" was outlawed? 2 day.... CFAA 2013 >>>12311604

A question.

25 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: image.jpg]
Hey /lit/, I'm having this weird issue. While reading a book, I tend to tune out of the story and have to reread 3-4 times to understand the said content. And the words seem to be just words and not ideas and I have to force myself to focus. Anyone having a similar situation and how would I remedy this?
3 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1344921127.jpg]
I didn't know which section to post this on but /lit/ seemed most fitting. In US English, is the following phrase grammatically correct. "I'm not sure. I would assume it does."
5 more posts in this thread. [Missing image file: 1342061690972.jpg]
Which Peter Hamilton series would you recommend? I'm looking into reading some sci-fi and he's been recommended a number of times. I'd like a novel that follows a group of characters, even if they start off separate, as long as their stories get interwoven and affected by each other (game of thrones) Is this the right author to be looking at or should I be looking at a different series?

[  3  /  a  /  adv  /  an  /  c  /  cgl  /  ck  /  cm  /  co  /  diy  /  fa  /  fit  /  g  /  i  /  ic  /  jp  /  k  /  lit  /  m  /  mlp  /  mu  /  n  /  o  /  p  /  po  /  q  /  sci  /  sp  /  tg  /  toy  /  trv  /  tv  /  v  /  vg  /  vp  /  w  /  wg  /  wsg  /  x  ]

Contact me | All the content on this website come from 4chan.org. All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective parties. Images uploaded are the responsibility of the Poster. Comments are owned by the Poster.

Dofus quêtes

Page loaded in 0.186951 seconds.