russian literature: a summary
ivan ivanovich ivanov is an upper middle class student who is madly in love with maria petrovna petrova! BUT maria petrovna petrova loves dmitri dmitrivich dmitrov who is a nihilist upper middle class student!
ivan ivanovich ivanov goes through a long soul searching journey before realizing all life is petty and meaningless and eventually dying alone and unloved of tuberculosis while dmitri dmitrivich dmitrov marries maria petrovna petrova
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“But knowing what I don’t want to do doesn’t help me figure out what I do want to do. I could do just about anything if somebody made me. But I don’t have an image of the one thing I really want to do. That’s my problem now. I can’t find the image.”
— Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (via afterglowintokyo)
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“He was pointing at the moon, but I was looking at his hand.”
— Richard Siken, Anyway (via oitheresawargoingonhere)
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“In real life, Keaton believes in God. But she also believes that the radio works because there are tiny people inside it.”
— Woody Allen, on Diane Keaton (via lefrequenzesonnifere)
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Anna Karina in Une femme est une femme (1961, Jean-Luc Godard)
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Joaquin Phoenix photographed for Esquire UK, 2004.
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Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart in It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946.
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Rome, 1954: Ava Gardner at the Fontana’s Atelier. The dress was made for the movie ‘The Barefoot Contessa’.
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