Authors of the 19th Century (The Britannica Guide to by Adam Augustyn

By Adam Augustyn

From Romanticism to Realism, the nineteenth century observed a flourishing of literary hobbies, in addition to the coming of numerous now-revered luminaries at the literary scene. Authors experimented with new kinds that increased the unconventional as an important literary shape, whereas new ideas and topics have been additionally brought into poetry and drama. those compelling profiles research the lives of a few of the nineteenth century s maximum writers Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy, to call quite a few and show the outstanding tales at the back of the works they crafted.

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Into three letters—the sound is all exclamation and no depth. ” The following night, after the sigh of impatient sex, Sal and a girlfriend gaze up at the ceiling and wonder “what God had wrought when He made life so sad” (56–57). The only response is a reflexive one—move on to San Francisco. Sal’s itch to get on to the next destination and sign on board a ship to parts unknown numbs into a rather comical episode of entrapment in the land of everyday bourgeois domesticity. Not only does Sal live amid the incessant squabbles of his friend Remi Boncoeur (Henri Cru) and his cantankerous girlfriend Lee Ann in Mill City, California, but he signs on to work with Remi as a security guard in the barracks that temporarily quarters overseas construction workers.

Such a liberation, in the former sense, is clearly present in Sal’s vision, for he reaches the plank of the Protective City of his Shrouded Traveler dream, which is located much further east of the Arabian desert—the Far East. ” The Buddhist terms, concepts, and images that flash through the passage deliver Sal into a briefly felt state of nirvana or the All-At-One-Ment, as the Buddha puts it in the Diamond Sutra, and what F. S. C. Northrop refers to as the undifferentiated, all-embracing, indeterminate aesthetic continuum.

It all went wrong long ago, you’re another victim . ” “I do whatever I like! If I’m curious, I am! If I’m interested in certain people, I am! I’m not a victim of anything! I’m going to live in this world, I’m going to find out all about it, I’m not going to hide my eyes like a maiden in distress, or like an old Puritan either, or like a scared rabbit! I’m interested in life, any kind of life, all of it!. . Ever since I can remember you’ve been telling me what not to do, what not to do. ” “I’m not God, I can’t tell you what to do, all I can tell you is what I think you should do—.

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