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10 great science fiction novels that have been banned @djscruffy: And that's why you're a heathen and should be burned at the stake. @djscruffy: In defense of public schools, I would suggest that the reason many of these books are challenged so often is that they're frequently included in school curriculums and libraries. I grew up in a state that, according to these links, engaged in book-burning less than a decade before my birth. That makes me shudder. But I'm also the child of a public school teacher and am familiar with my mother's and many of her peers' views on children's reading materials. Despite the generally conservative views in my community, my elementary school encouraged me to read A Wrinkle in Time and The Giver and Are You There God, It's Me, Margaret. I suppose I've wandered a bit. @djscruffy: To be fair, it's not usually the schools that want to ban the books, but the few overprotective parents who make wild assumptions about the books we try to teach.

Grimm's Fairy Tales This book contains 209 tales collected by the brothers Grimm. The exact print source is unknown. The etext appears to be based on the translation by Margaret Hunt called Grimm's Household Tales, but it is not identical to her edition. The etext received by the Universal Library did not include story titles. Note that these tales are presented more or less as the Grimms collected and edited them (and as Hunt saw fit to translate them). NEW: There is now a more accurate version of the Hunt translation posted by William Barker. 5 razones por las que los veinteañeros deberían leer Tolstói León Tolstói vivió hasta los 82 años. Si bien puedes pensar que sus libros son algo anticuados y que no servirán de nada en tu vida actual, estás equivocado. Con increíbles personajes en sus obras que reflejan algunos de los problemas que tienen lo jóvenes hoy, es muy fácil identificarse con ellos. Aquí te mostramos 5 razones según la bloguera Lucy Horner sobre por qué debemos darle al líder de la literatura rusa una oportunidad: En general, el libro “Guerra y Paz” no es una la lectura que tiente a un veinteañero a primera vista. 1. A los 18 años él comenzó un “diario de actividades diarias”, en donde establecía las metas para cada día y creaba reglas que supuestamente desarrollarían su fuerza de voluntad. -Despertarse a las 5. -Sólo hacer 1 cosa a la vez. -Visitar un burdel sólo 2 veces al mes. -Evitar las comidas dulces. -Dejar de preocuparse por la opinión de otras personas. -Ayudar a los menos afortunados. 2. 3. 4. 5. “¡Sí! No es necesario que empieces con “Guerra y Paz” Original.

Bram Stoker Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned. Early life[edit] Stoker was born on 8 November 1847 at 15 Marino Crescent, Clontarf, on the northside of Dublin, Ireland.[1] His parents were Abraham Stoker (1799–1876), from Dublin, and Charlotte Mathilda Blake Thornley (1818–1901), who was raised in County Sligo.[2] Stoker was the third of seven children, the eldest of whom was Sir Thornley Stoker, 1st Bt.[3] Abraham and Charlotte were members of the Church of Ireland Parish of Clontarf and attended the parish church with their children, who were baptised there. Stoker was bedridden with an unknown illness until he started school at the age of seven, when he made a complete recovery. Early career[edit] Lyceum Theatre[edit]

8 cualidades que distinguen a las personas verdaderamente cultas, por Antón Chéjov Twitter5125 5125facebook150K 150Kpinterest75 75google plus625Share 625linked in68 68email7 7stumbleupon9Share 9meneame0Share Share Junto a Dostoievski y Tolstói, Antón Chéjov completa el grupo de los rusos imperdibles que conforman el paisaje de la literatura de aquel país. Pensar en Chéjov remite a su labor como cuentista; considerado el maestro del relato corto, el ruso marcó un antes y un después en el género, esto le otorgaría un lugar dentro de los más importantes escritores de cuentos en la literatura universal. Antón Chéjov fue, además, médico y dramaturgo; escribió más de una decena de obras de teatro, cuatro novelas, dos ensayos y un sinfín de relatos cortos. El escritor es considerado el más destacado representante de la escuela realista en Rusia por apostar por nuevas formas narrativas que dejaban de lado la moral de las obras tradicionales. El legado literario de Antón Chéjov sin duda lo ubica en la categoría de hombre culto. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Y así sucesivamente. ¡Es tiempo!

Dracula My gosh, it's full of sex! by Mysticmidget, January 10, 2013 I agree with "somethingisbrokehere". Sorry about earlier but let me explain Libros difíciles de leer (parte 1) Twitter2275 2275facebook15.5K 15.5Kpinterest5 5google plus20Share 20linked in7 7email2 2stumbleupon4Share 4meneame0Share Share Historias que llegan a tener tantos personajes que es imposible seguir le hilo sin un cuaderno de anotaciones, libros con tantos saltos temporales que el lector se puede perder entre la infancia, juventud, vejez o los 100 años anteriores a la vida de los personajes, la forma en que la historia se muestra, simbolismo, prosa, verso, novelas violentas e incomodas, lecturas que no son ligeras y que obligan al lectora una mayor dosis de concentración y sacrificio. La página Flavorwire publicó una lista con los “50 libros para lectores extremos”, textos que se limitan a novelas de ficción, pues la filosofía fácilmente podría ocupar todos los puestos, estos son algunos de los libros que Cultura Colectiva, considera, no resultan de fácil digestión. Meridiano de sangre (1985) – Cormac McCarthy Una mezcla de violencia y nihilismo, cosa que siempre es de agrado para muchos lectores.

Great Poems « Greatest Books of All Time » Life-Changing Arts A selection of great poems from centuries of brillant authors and poets. Whether you are new to the world of poetry and wish to savor it, or a well-versed poetry connoisseur, either way you will probably enjoy the classics of world poetry. The poems are sorted by vote. left of it. Voting is possible once per day. Votes PoemAuthor IfRudyard Kipling EchoChristina Georgina Rossetti If you think the best poem of all times is not even on this list, by all means, let us know which poem it is and why you think it should be added. Get inspired.. inspire others.. Back to Greatest Books of All Time

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