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Afterglow: The Last Book--Textual Survival and Apocalyptic Knowledge in Helen DeWitt’s The Last Samurai

Like many unjustly marginal books, Helen DeWitt’s The Last Samurai is a novel that makes you want to proselytize. It makes you want to blog about it, laud it to your friends, brandish it in high-transit places in the hopes that another intrepid reader, impelled by the novel’s aura of genius, will come along and ask about it. 2.563 kata lagi

Review Essay

The Warrior Poet, Then and Now

As far back as time itself, there have been those who stand in the face of adversity. Those who stand when others run, not because they lack fear, but because their heart and love is stronger. 987 kata lagi


Since our move, we haven’t got around to having an aerial fitted for our television. With so much other stuff to sort, it didn’t seem a priority. 282 kata lagi


The tiny samurai

One movie that still give effect to me is the Last Samurai,I watched it from my computer during my university time.I remember that I keep replaying that movie.The funny thing,I didn’t know who played the main character (hero) and was thinking that he was so talented plus with good looking face.After I figured out,I feel ashamed to my self because not knowing Tom Cruise.How come I didn’t know him.  228 kata lagi


Interview: Hiroyuki Sanada - Mr. Holmes

From The Last Samurai to Helix, Hiroyuki Sanada’s played some very interesting characters. His latest film, Mr. Holmes, puts Hiroyuki in the middle of a Sherlock Holmes story. 786 kata lagi


100 films in 100 days - The Last Samurai #100films

The 10th film in my 100 movie challenge is The Last Samurai. I was given this for Christmas on Blu-ray as it was on my wish list. 179 kata lagi


The Last Samurai

By Helen DeWitt

Helen DeWitt’s extraordinary debut, The Last Samurai, centers on the relationship between Sibylla, a single mother of precocious and rigorous intelligence, and her son, who, owing to his mother’s singular attitude to education, develops into a prodigy of learning. 301 kata lagi