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Started Nadja because of that, To-To, but I never finished Nadja. The most interesting part of it was the lucid intertextuality.

 

Phillip Larkin and his Contemporaries

Principles of Art

Literature in Ireland

 

I would like to understand the return to Romanticism that occurred in England, as well as understand what exactly magic craft is, and understand the history of literature in the Irish language.

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Witchcraft isn't so much the objective fashioning of a reaction, as it is the inspired organisation of symbols for some mystic, indefinable, end. Rather than being subordinate to the artist, art is subordinate to the magian, and his occult quest.

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On 5/10/2019 at 3:52 AM, Azaeroe said:

Phillip Larkin and his Contemporaries

I think I actually have this lying around somewhere. I have something by him, anyways. Pretty sure it's this. IIRC, it has my favourite poem in it (I'm not normally too big on poetry, but I can make exceptions).

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"Frihetens pris är okänt: Om demokratiska revolutioner i Georgien, Ukraina och Kirgizistan" by Anna-Lena Laurén.

I'm trying to start reading more stuff in Swedish again, my skills have gotten a bit rusty.

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I've been slowly making my way through Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay. I saw the movie version a long time ago, and came across this book one day with a discount price, so I was like 'why not'. There's a lot more stuff happening in the book than what I remember from the movie and it's interesting enough... the slow trudging through it has to do more with me and my short attention span for novels these days, lol.

 

I'm also getting back more into comic books lately, feels really cool and refreshing to catch up on some stuff I've missed. Thankfully there seems to be somewhat of a small 'boom' here in Hungary with random collected edition comics so right now I'm just jumping from volume to volume, whatever I can get my hands on that seems good:

 

- I've just finished volume 6 of Jodorowsky's & Moebius' The Incal (I've been buying this series steadily since they first announced it), it was a very creative, profound but also funny space opera. I'm curious to see whether they'll continue with releasing the prequel story in Hungarian too.

- Finished up the 4th collection/trade paperback volume of Mike Mignola's Hellboy. This guy just cannot disappoint me, gotta love the dark lore and fantastic art style (this edition also contains a story illustrated by Gary Gianni, different but still cool visuals).

- Began reading Alan Moore's and Eddie Campbell's massive From Hell, so far so good. It took a while for me to get used to the dark and sketch-like art style but I realized that it fits the mysterious and grim atmosphere of the story perfectly. I'm still at the first few chapters, can't wait for the rest.

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Finished Out by Natsuo Kirino. Liked it way less compared to Grotesque. The book kinda went downhill towards the end.

Now onto Lord of the Flies^^ 

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Read Irresistible : the rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked. by Adam Alter, and hope to move on to Homo ludens; a study of the play-element in culture. by Johan Huizinga in anticipation of Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding.

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