L'Exil et le Royaume
Edition language: French
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, French Literature
, Short Stories
هرزه زن - ۴مرتد یا ضمیر سرگردان - ۵گنگها - ۵میهمان - ۵ژونا یا هنرمندی در حین کار - ۲نذر یا صخرهای که حرکت میکند - ۳
I expected the stories here to be more... intimate, for lack of a better word. Instead, the stories had detached narrators and the camera view was too distant from the protagonists in each story for me to sympathize with any of them. While the descriptions and details were beautiful, there was an ex...
Some great stuff. "The Adulterous Woman" is an absolute classic. The Silent Men and The Artist at Work are also near-great. And the others are pretty decent.
In "An Experiment in Criticism", Lewis argues that the only way to truly understand a book the reader must surrender to it and to the author's vision. This can be fairly easy when the reader and the author are coming from similar worldviews, but not when they are meeting head on from opposite ends ...