Homer Iliad
Homer's poem "The Iliad" (see its full text and analysis) begins with a description of the wrath of the protagonist of the Greek army - Achilles. Nine years already spent…

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"The Tale" by Abraham Palitsyna
The famous figure of the Time of Troubles, Avraham Palitsyn, described the circumstances of protection from the Polish troops of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra and his personal exploits in a work…

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“Woe from Wit” - analysis, briefly
“Woe from Wit” is the main work of Griboyedov’s entire life and is one of the best works of Russian dramatic literature. Despite the fact that Griboyedov describes Russian society…

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Nobuyoshi Araki

“Of course, in every work there is a pornographic connotation. Otherwise, it would be just eroticism – pure, intellectual and uninteresting. And I do an upgrade by adding a bit of dirt – we all love dirt. ”

Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki is a master of provocative and defiant photography. The Japanese, who openly express themselves through photographs, at times prompting us to think about shung and (oh gods) Hentai, published over 250 books with his works. The confiscation of works and the closure of exhibitions only increase world fame and interest in his works, an honest photo.

The book “To the Past” is a diary compiled from black and white photographs from 1979 year. In chronographic order, the photographs illustrate the changeable suffering, love, grief and delight under the influence of age, illness and past experience. And also: Nobuyoshi Araki’s photos should be viewed in one stream without separation from each other, for the fullness of sensations and complete emancipation.
Michael Petry

The book is devoted to the study of modern art, but rather its production.

The author identified 115 contemporary artists with one unifying aspect: they do not create their own works on their own, but use the services of technical specialists. Michael Petrie very finely explores the line between creative and direct production. Where does the author’s originality, technique of execution end and the other side of art begins, where the artist is primarily the author of the idea, and not the finished work.

The role of industrial production in contemporary art, and the relationship between artists and industries with which they work. Written very lively, accessible, and most importantly it is clear.
Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes

Indian culture Huari existed around 500 AD e., in the pre-Inca period, on the territory of modern Peru, and can rightfully be considered the first empire of South America. Like other Andean peoples, Huari did not use writing to transmit information, instead using ornaments and symbols. Rich and complexly decorated fabrics were central to their value system. Unique ceramics made in various styles, exquisite personal jewelry. From the materials Wari used silver, gold, bones, inlaid with precious materials.

The book illustrates household items and decor, equipment and quality of production of products, colors and textures will not leave indifferent. The book is for those who love and respect folklore in all its manifestations, regardless of geographic appearance. It will also be interesting to read, if the long-beloved, but already bored culture of India no longer inspires, but only brings on a subtle sense of nostalgia.

By and large, the Huari culture is undervalued and not as famous as the Inca culture that followed, for example, so it’s time to get to know and appreciate it.

Goethe "Faust"
The great poet and thinker Goethe embodied all his life experience in the genius tragedy “Faust”. It was based on the German legend of the XVI century. about the magician…

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Corneille "Sid" - analysis with quotes
In the best works of the founder of the classic tragedy Pierre Corneille (1606 - 1684), speaking in the early period of classicism, at the time of absolute monarchy flourishing,…

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Boyardo, Matteo Maria, and his “Roland in Love”
Matteo Maria Boyardo (1434 or 1441-1494) was descended from a noble surname, who zealously served the Este family (who owned Ferrara and Modena) and received from him in 1423 fief…

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Goncharov "Zion of agony"
In his article “Zion of agony”, I. A. Goncharov begins the characterization of the comedy “Woe from Wit” (see the summary, analysis and full text) with an indication of its…

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