Agatha Christie’s phrases are a reflection of the intelligent and shrewd woman she was.
Ruth Fulton Benedict (New York, 1887-1948) was an American writer and anthropologist.
Homer was a great epic poet of Greek antiquity. He is credited with the authorship of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Thanks to these two works, it is considered one of the pillars of modern Western literature, whether as a source of inspiration or historiography.
Many of Haruki Murakami’s books have had the same sales success as Harry Potter. His enigmatic characters, his surreal worlds and the delicacy of the emotions he transmits, have conquered the world.
The main contribution of Hanns Sachs was to have applied the thesis of psychoanalysis to the interpretation of works of art. He defined the latter as the fruit of a collective dream of civilization.
For Carl Jung, the fundamental question of life has to do with the transcendence or scope of individual existence. When this question is not answered satisfactorily, there is a malaise and a void that become determinant.
There is a lot of magic and depth in the sentences of George R.R. Martin. The creator of the story that gave rise to Game of Thrones is a furious reader, who exalts intelligence, creativity and great human values.
Writing was for Alejandra Pizarnik a way to transfigure pain, and poetry, a task to exorcise ghosts, repair wounds, conjure up yearnings…
Charismatic, persuasive, manipulative, impulsive, but charming at first. This is how individuals with psychopathy are. According to some studies, 1% of the population is psychopathic and, most of them, are among us.
Midday arrives and we begin to feel hungry. The minutes pass and that feeling, each time, becomes more voracious.
Hercules Poirot is the eternal Belgian detective who managed to captivate countless readers from all corners of the planet. This detective, picturesque and comical, managed to play with readers and demonstrate that, using our gray cells, we can become great detectives.
Michel Houellebecq is hated and loved. And more now, that the French writer has done it again.
Rainer Maria Rilke was the poet who used sadness as a creative motor, as a muse for his verses.
In the book Alice in Wonderland, the alter ego of Lewis Carroll was the Dodo. He did so for a caricature on his own stuttering by pronouncing his surname: “Do-Do-Dodgson”
The life of Miguel de Cervantes was full of surprising experiences. His is one of the great works of universal literature. Even so, this was not recognized in life and only took place many years after death.