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My Literary Pantheon {in progress}

This post shall be about what i most value in literature, prior to 2023 most of my faves weren't in the fiction category, 2023 is the beginning of a reckoning of fiction, and thus the luminaries there shall be affixed later in this personalized list.

[b]The 4 Core Sources
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In these guys i select my favorite thinkers, whose works inform me on what i would want to know of other sources, also the first 2 represent unbelief, and the following 2 represent belief, uncanny ain't it?

1. Nietzsche - perspectivism, the dance of points of views, the pleasure of thinking
2. Cioran - a more bleak form of N. and a improvement imo, an intellect i admire and feel more akin to.
3. Kierkegaard - individualistic, and a unique way of unveiling the so called good news in a philosophical language
4. Shestov - a guy who puts all the above and then some others into perspective.

[b]Poetry[/b]

5. Emily Dickinson - the taste of nature in words
6. Charles Baudelaire - dark inspirational stuff
7. Arthur Rimbaud - fever dream insights
8. Isidore Ducasse (Lautreamont) - closing up the dark trinity as Miller (below) grouped in an essay

[b]Prose[/b]

9. Robert Walser - best prose i've read, his best stuff is his short stories
10. Henry Miller - a force of nature, jovial at the best of times
11. Bruno Schulz - prose like chocolate, hallucinatory, exceeding in style
12. Clarice Lispector - supreme modernist with an eye for detail
13. Robert Musil - wrote a Nietzschean novel
14. Marcel Proust - his masterpiece's title says it all, about time, and how it's lost and catching up with it
15. Anais Nin - dreamy writer who put her whole life on paper, bent societal norms with breathtaking psychology.
16. Montaigne - essayist to live with, he and Proust, how they chose to spend their time, alone with their books is a biographical ideal for me
17. Fernando Pessoa - The Book of Disquiet is the book i write in my dreams.

 
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