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Although he is best known for his literary work, D. H. Lawrence was a dedicated painter. He had a great respect for William Blake’s work. In fact, Blake was Lawrence’s model as an artist-writer. Despite he started painting in his last years, this activity was one of his main forms of expression.
Regarding Joan Rivers recent death, I would like to share her answers to the Proust Questionnaire in the February 1997 edition of Vanity Fair, a modernized version of the original questionnaire. Every Rivers’ answer is a very well example of her particular sense of humor, always mixed up with her true response in a sharp way.
Tolkien’s first civilian job after World War I was at the Oxford English Dictionary. Maybe, if it wasn’t by his profound interest in languages—his mother taught him Latin when he was very young—, he wouldn’t have created an entire world of fantasy with everything that entails, including a range of different dialects.
Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus, was published anonymously in 1818. It is known that the story originated in Geneva, the summer of 1816, when Mary Godwin, Percy Shelley, and their son stayed with Claire Clairmont, Lord Byron, and John William Polidori at the village of Cologny.
I have just seen Maleficent, although various months have passed since the release of this both commented and awaited Disney film. And in spite of the fact that I’m a fan of everything that this production conjured—from Sleeping Beauty’s original story, to the soundtrack, design costume, and artwork—I most certainly did not forecast the evident […]
Since he was a boy, he always thought that everyday life’s reality is far more terrifying than monsters or movies. That is why he decided to explore this obscure world in his films. But before this fantastic world of his creation even gets to the screen, there is always a draw dwelling on a paper.
Quadrophenia was released in 1979. The movie—based on the rock opera The Who had released six years ago—portrays the life of mods, a youth subculture of the first half of the decade of the 60s. Quadrophenia attempted to retrieve the decade in which the youth of the English working class were torn between an unsatisfactory […]