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    • #177711
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      has America produced any world-renowned poets or authors? If so, who and in what capacity? does anyone give a fuck about Walt Whitman and Poe and Hemingway outside the US?

    • #177712
      Anonymous
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      yeah

      • #177715
        Anonymous
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        who?

      • #177778
        Anonymous
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        Were done here lads.

    • #177713
      Anonymous
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      amerisharts never produced anything of value, only globohomo propaganda in service of their tribal masters

    • #177714
      Anonymous
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      No authors nor poets outside of the Holy Bible matter.

    • #177716
      Anonymous
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      Herman Melville, his stories are still mentioned to this day, like Moby Dick for example.
      Edgar Allen Poe is the standard of short stories that are used to this day, and his influence inspired many greats like Alfred Hitchcock and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
      Mark Twain has written one of the greatest pieces of modern literature in Huckleberry Finn, and has received praise globally for his works.
      Henry James popularized the "point of view" narration style, which added more depth to stories than before.
      F.Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby, one of the few books to remain a best seller decades after his death. And his books are a great way to view The Roaring Twenties outside of a history book.
      William Faulkner is one of the best cerebral writers of the 20th century, and is a Nobel Literature Prize winner.
      John Steinbeck wrote many classics like The Grapes Of Wrath, East Eden, and Of Mice And Men. You may forget the author, but you remember his stories.
      Ernest Hemmingway is influential in his writing style. He taught himself how to edit his prose, stripping it to the bone and creating a greater intensity by the omission rather than the inclusion of detail. The result is to create significant connections and meaning beneath the surface of a sparse, apparently simple, almost monosyllabic narrative, using the simple sentences that a child might use. He also employs cinematic techniques such as cutting quickly from one scene to the next and of splicing one scene into another. Intentional scene omissions allow the reader to fill in the gap, creating for herself a three dimensional prose. Authors to this day adopt this practice.
      Arthur Miller was a playwright, but his plays are some of the greatest of the 20th century. The Crucible, Death Of A Salesman, and All My Sons are must see. He even wrote the script for the movie The Misfits, which is seen as one of the best movies of the 1960’s.

      • #177757
        Anonymous
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        all of them are talentless hacks (maybe id save poe)
        americans are unable to make top of the notch art

        • #177758
          Anonymous
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          Please explain in detail what makes them talentless hacks

        • #177759
          Anonymous
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          Other than inventing country, jazz, r&b, bebop, swing, crooning, funk, and fusion. Then if you count the latins there is bossa nova, cumbia, samba. Honestly all of the best music of the 20th century came from the Americas. Obviously I love the yuro parroting though as Jamiroquai is my favorite band, love the Brand New Heavies too.

      • #177772
        Anonymous
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        /thread/

      • #177786
        Anonymous
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        After reading Hemingway for the first time I realized why all the hipster scrotes try to imitate his style. He has the most masculine prose style I’ve ever encountered. It’s very direct and simplistic as opposed to the flowery and passive chatter you see in most works of literature.
        If you were going to be a caricature of a man, he’s who you would try to imitate.

    • #177717
      Anonymous
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      IIRC the USA has as many Nobel Prizes in literature as France and the UK.

    • #177723
      Anonymous
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      Only heard of Whitman through Breaking Bad, but the other two I heard about in school.

      • #177724
        Anonymous
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        Same lmao

      • #177728
        Anonymous
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        >hearing about Whitman through Breaking Bad and not the Sopranos
        Walt fuckin’ Whitman ovuh here.

        […]

        You posted him.

        • #177731
          Anonymous
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          Walt Whitman was part of a major plot point in Breaking Bad though, and so the reference to him is alot more memorable than it is in The Sopranos.

        • #177801
          Anonymous
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          I heard of him through the Simpsons.
          >"Walt Whitman!?"
          >"Leaves of Grass, my ass!"

    • #177725
      Anonymous
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      Lovecraft and Asimov were both American to name a couple, "literature" may be a dead end but American popular fiction has worldwide appeal.

    • #177726
      Anonymous
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      Unironically H.P.Lovecraft

    • #177727
      Anonymous
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      Yes. American writers such as Melville, Pynchon, Gaddis, Gass, McElroy, DeLillo etc. brought the form of the encyclopedic novel to new heights.

    • #177732
      Anonymous
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      Jim Morrison was a glowie plant

      • #177733
        Anonymous
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        And he was woke af

        • #177734
          Anonymous
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          How? The music is bad

          • #177737
            Anonymous
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            No, it was great

            • #177738
              Anonymous
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              How? It’s poorly arranged and doesn’t suite the vocals. The keyboardist clearly didn’t know what he was doing. Every composition is amateur.

              • #177739
                Anonymous
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                >suite
                sis you can’t even write

                • #177740
                  Anonymous
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                  I still know more music theory than you.

                  • #177741
                    Anonymous
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                    And yet your taste sucks lmfao

                    • #177743
                      Anonymous
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                      Nah, the music is bad. This album is my current jam. I didn’t even like The Doors much during my boomer rock phase when I was 15. To be fair almost all rock music sounds bad to me now.
                      https://youtu.be/i6_dH1rOldI

                      • #177767
                        Anonymous
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                        >all rock music sounds bad
                        >admitting you have shit taste then have the gall to judge others
                        Discarded and filtered

                      • #177771
                        Anonymous
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                        I grew out of rock music when I was like 22. It is just too amateurish and it sounds like the musicians don’t know what they are doing. I generally listen to Bill Evans or Ted Greene in the mornings and classic Bakersfield country music at work. I do like one rapper though because he uses mostly half-rhymes so it isn’t so bad and makes a lot of biblical references in regard to the psyche.
                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5eypUpQc7M&t=141s
                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bj_kqaCkiS8
                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROMzmiKhW38

                    • #177787
                      Anonymous
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                      Dude the doors are peak pseud tier garbage for people who lack taste but don’t realize it

                      • #177792
                        Anonymous
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                        t. commie

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            Anonymous
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            • #177744
              Anonymous
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              Really, only greatest hits? Light My Fire is the biggest example of the keyboardist being bad but People are Strange is better with writing around the melody.

              • #177746
                Anonymous
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                >only greatest hits?
                And?
                >keyboardist being bad
                Nah, the keyboard is what makes the song great.

                • #177753
                  Anonymous
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                  Yeah nah it is extremely sloppy. The intro ruins the entire song. There are multiple mistakes in it. Then he just pumps a couple chords with no left hand work. And over all with the composition he is playing too close to the mids for the vocals. Instruments in a composition should sit above and below the vocals in pitch for the most part for balance. Classic country is a perfect example of this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0PjacHLI9Y Notice that the bass is significantly lower than Waylon with the leads and chords played sitting an octave above him. This makes the composition balanced and enjoyable. That is the problem with most rock groups without a producer cleaning up their compositions. They have no idea what they are doing. If the keyboard and guitar were played an octave above or if even just one did it wouldn’t be so muddled sounding.

                  • #177754
                    Anonymous
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                    >bla bla bla muh theory bla bla bla
                    If it sounds good it sounds good, it’s that simple.

                    • #177756
                      Anonymous
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                      But it sounds bad. I’m not even looking into the chords, just the arrangement. I get that you play no instruments and know no theory and listen to bad music sold on branded authenticity woke af purely on the words though.

                      • #177762
                        Anonymous
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                        >But it sounds bad.
                        That’s just your opinion.

                  • #177780
                    Anonymous
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                    What’s it like having no soul?

                    • #177800
                      Anonymous
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                      Pure musiclet cope.

                      Hirschfeld was a garden gnome
                      […]
                      Is this a new copypasta?

                      No, I genuinely dislike it because it is bad. Just relisten to the track critically and you will hear the shitty playing and poor engineering.

                      • #177806
                        Anonymous
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                        I’ve been reading your posts critically and they’re full of shitty writing and poor reasoning

                      • #177808
                        Anonymous
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                        Well keep listening to corporate boomer pop for the sovl then I guess.

                      • #177809
                        Anonymous
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                        >gigachad_yes.jpg

                  • #177810
                    Anonymous
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                    You have shit taste sis, not gonna lie, and mining the country genre to make your points does not ground you in authenticity or believability. It just makes you an urban yankee scrote carpetbagger.

                    • #177811
                      Anonymous
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                      My family are literally cattle ranchers and I have visited Waylon Jennings grave but it is interesting that you find someone who likes classic country to be so far fetched.

                    • #177812
                      Anonymous
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                      Prime example of a redneck flyover imbecile pooping on his own kind just for the audacity of having taste instead of mindlessly simping for granddadrock
                      >t.rural Yankee

    • #177745
      Anonymous
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      As a nonamerican there are quite a lot of American authors I enjoy. Wharton and Thoreau are my favourites.

    • #177747
      Anonymous
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      >*shitty CIA-funded circus music starts playing*
      >I EAT MORE CHICKEN THAN ANY MAN EVER SEEN
      >*shitty guitar solo*
      >SHE GET HIIIIGH
      >SHE GET HIIIIIIIIIIGH
      >SHE GET HIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGH
      >*shitty ten minute keyboard solo*
      >FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK
      >*song ends*
      wow, truly the GOAT band. Thank you Jim Morrison for your truly groundbreaking """music"""

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      • #177755
        Anonymous
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        To be fair lyrics are by far the least important part of music and as a patrician myself I like a lot of foreign music so I don’t have to endure a shitty narrative but can still enjoy the vocal work. No I do not look up the translations.

    • #177749
      Anonymous
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      Johan Rowling, Ayn Rand, Tolkien, and Isaac Asimov.

      • #177751
        Anonymous
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        Rowling and Tolkien are Anglos, not Americans.

        • #177788
          Anonymous
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          Britain is an American province

    • #177750
      Anonymous
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      One of the generally-acknowledged greatest works of poetry in the English language is James Merrill’s ‘Changing Light at Sandover.’

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      Anonymous
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      What’s interesting is that some of the best poets produced by the US were explicitly anti-American. Robert Lowell had a famous poem called ‘Children of Light’ which basically said that America was a huge mistake:

      >Our fathers wrung their bread from stocks and stones
      >And fenced their gardens with the Redmen’s bones;
      >Embarking from the Nether Land of Holland,
      >Pilgrims unhouseled by Geneva’s night,
      >They planted here the Serpent’s seeds of light;
      >And here the pivoting searchlights probe to shock
      >The riotous glass houses built on rock,
      >And candles gutter by an empty altar,
      >And light is where the landless blood of Cain
      >Is burning, burning the unburied grain.

      ‘Unhouseled’ in the technical sense means someone who hasn’t been given the Catholic sacraments, but Lowell was basically saying that American settlers were a bunch of rootless merchants who constructed a nation of stingy greedy scrotes.

      • #177789
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        You must realize that being anti-American is itself a way to gain acclaim. Anything anti-American gets a 3 point boost on the 1-10 scale in the minds of coping and seething Europoors and turd worlders

    • #177763
      Anonymous
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      what a loaded question, so clear you are just here to seethe about the US

    • #177770
      Anonymous
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      America has produced:
      >blm
      >lgbt
      >radical feminism
      >pedophilia
      But thats about it.

    • #177782
      Anonymous
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      You know the answer is yes you dumb scrote. Outside this response I’m not wasting time here.

      • #177783
        Anonymous
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        >You know the answer is yes
        No we don’t that’s the point of the thread scrotebrain. We literally DON’T freaking KNOW scrote

    • #177784
      Anonymous
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      Jim Morrison was a CIA plant his dad literally was responsible for getting the US into Vietnam

      • #177790
        Anonymous
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        So what was his role?

        • #177794
          Anonymous
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          The entire rock movement of the 60’s and 70’s was meant to be a secular ritual for mass control. That’s why drugs went hand in hand with Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll. Drugs make you suggestible and open to the implantation of new ideas because they cut you off from the logos.
          Controlling the world through vice has been the main program of western intelligence agencies since at least the 50’s.
          Why do you think porn is somehow magically free?

          • #177797
            Anonymous
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            Literally all digital media has been free since napster.

    • #177785
      Anonymous
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      The whole world fawns over our negrus like Maya Angelou

    • #177793
      Anonymous
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      Ezra Pound was world renowned before getting canceled.

    • #177795
      Anonymous
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      Every single person in the world knows almost instinctively what "Moby Dick", "Jurassic Park", "The Wizard of Oz", and "The Godfather" refer to. It is true that those are all now famous movies, but they were books first, and famous in their own right before any motion picture adaptation. These are just a few examples, there are countless others.

      • #177796
        Anonymous
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        Technically Jurrassic Park is just a rework of Frankenstein.

    • #177802
      Anonymous
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      Kurt Cobain

    • #177803
      Anonymous
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      I dunno if Carver and Cheever are/were world renowned but I like them. Even if their personal lives are distasteful

    • #177804
      Anonymous
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      Philip k Dick was apparently very popular among French Marxist intellectuals who were too far up their own ass to see he was far right.

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