Hana is a freelance writer/blogger, social media lover, and avid reader from Sarajevo, B&H.
We have seen a large number of historical novels written and published in recent years. What makes these books different is the fact that they are set in the Middle Ages. These novels range from mysteries and fantasies to adventures and romances.
The term was coined by the American scholar William James in Principles of Psychology (1890), which utilized the illustration of a stream to portray the stream of thoughts, ideas, sentiments, and memories that go through any individual's brain. Many authors in the mid twentieth century believed that they could get nearer to reality not by "telling" but rather by subjectively "showing" the stream of consciousness.
Looking for something to read this weekend? Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish author who won the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature. His works have been translated into almost 60 different languages and are globally acknowledged. Here are 3 books that shed light on the works of one of the most prominent novelists.
Feminism as a literary expression is not a new concept. Women have found their voices in fiction, non-fiction, and modern story-telling. Literature is a sphere where women can think and do under their own conditions and terms. Although today's literature still has a fair number of sexist works, the feminist genre takes up more space on the bookshelves every day. Today, the center of the literary world can be the female experience and more women of all ages telling their stories in their own individual ways.
To understand literature and fundamental notions of human nature, one must read the classics. Not two, and not just five, but at least thirty classic novels. And then one must start reading contemporary authors. Creating the list below wasn't easy, but it surely highlights important universal works which every reader should peruse.
Classics, best sellers, Pulitzer Prize winners, Nobel Prize winners, authors of the year, the best of the best – they all tend to catch our attention – mostly because their works are amazing achievements that combine eloquence and style. From time to time, though, we do need light-hearted, humorous books from the underground to bring some fun to our synapses.
Haruki Murakami is a Japanese author who has been widely described as 'easily accessible, yet profoundly complex'. His works have been influenced by Western literature and music, which highly differentiates him from other Japanese writers. Although this influence is quite obvious, his works still cover Japanese youth and adolescence, Japanese social norms, and Japanese ways of people dealing with topics such as religion, tradition, and sexuality.
These movies are the type which you don’t find on every success-is-my-only-option movies list. That’s why covering these pieces of cinematic art is quite important. Every young entrepreneur should watch at least two (which already makes half) of the movies on this list. In the article below you will find out why.
When I decided to become a freelance writer, many doors opened wide. And behind all of those doors, there were these huge, unknown worlds staring at me. And there I was standing, staring right back at them.