Zitateverzehr, 1: Hermann Hesse

Herzlich willkommen zu einer neuen Reflexionsreihe über Romane, Autoren, Worte und Wörter. In den als 'Zitateverzehr' getitelten Beiträgen beschäftige ich mich mit interessanten Zitaten aus gelesenen Büchern. Als ersten Literaten im Zitateverzehr möchte ich auf einen meiner absoluten Lieblingsautoren eingehen: Hermann Hesse.

Literary Escapades. Annie Proulx: ‘Barkskins’

American author Annie Proulx is best known for her short story Brokeback Mountain (1997) and novel The Shipping News (1993), both of which have been adapted and received additional acclaim on the silver screen respectively. Barkskins (2016) is her newest and arguably most ambitious novel, reaching over 700 pages.

Sada Raamatut. Doris Lessing: “Rohi laulab”

Briti autori Doris Lessingi (1919–2013) romaanid on sügavaloomulised anatoomiad, mis lahkavad ühest küljest indiviidi rolli erinevates ühiskondades ning radikaalselt erinevate ideede kokkupõrgete raskekaalulisi tagajärgi. Tihti on tema lood aga samaaegselt tundeküllased vaated elule keeruliste valikute ette seatud naiste perspektiividest.

Movie Moments: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

As a long time fan of the band Queen my excitement about the biographical drama Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) was quite high. When the first reviews for Rhapsody trickled in, said excitement experienced quite a dip, but I still decided to give it a chance.

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