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10 thoughts on “Twitterature

  1. says:

    In the interest of full disclosure I only read some of these I started out with the books I'd read then I started skimming then skipping over most of everything The only even remotely funny one was Twilight because that book is so surface level it's easy to make fun ofWhat's wrong with this book is that to write effective parodies of literature you have to actually understand the literature really well This reads like sparknotes in tweet fo

  2. says:

    Opening Up the Classics16 November 2017 I've just landed up with a pair of reading glasses namely because my Dad was pressuring me

  3. says:

    This book does not satirize the classics It outright mocks them and their authors and devotees with racist misogynistic and

  4. says:

    This book was a good idea but poorly executed Their claim that they twitterize classics was a bit of an exaggeration; I'd like to thin

  5. says:

    No Just NO Why was this horrible thing created? How did this get published?? So many of these were just plain offensive to mass groups of people Perhaps if this book was trying to show what was wrong with society this may have worked But it is

  6. says:

    I was expecting satire in the form of 140 character tweets of “Twitter literature” I was expecting to laugh or at least chuckle a little to myself But no What seemed to be a good idea evolved into racist sexist ableist homophobic and pretentious execution It starts with the arrogance of the introduction “

  7. says:

    This book is a great idea SeriouslyThese two college freshman took all the great works of literature and condensed them into about 20 tweets all 140 characters or less The result at times is pretty funnyHowever there was excessive swearing and sexual innuendo and most of it was done in tweets for books that didn't need it I can understand

  8. says:

    Twitterature is pretty fun and light hearted Don't read it if you don't like the idea of fun being poked at classic books or things like Sherlock Holmes' use of cocaine to be emphasised etc The humour wears a little thin after you've read a lot of them and it's easiest to appreciate when you've already read the classic in uestionI think this'

  9. says:

    I am not a Twitter fan at the best of times and I don't use it Now I know why 'Twitterature' purports to be 'The World's Gr

  10. says:

    you know it's a fast and fun read for those dull moments when u gotta wait for a few momentstho i only read the ones i've read before didn't want to spoil anything for myself D

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Twitterature

Estern literature – from Beowulf to Bronte from Kafka to Kerouac and from Dostoevsky to Dickens– each distilled through the voice of Twitter to its purest pithiest essence Including a full glossary of online acronyms and Twitterary terms to aid the amateur Twitterature provides everything you need to master the literature of the civilised world while relieving yo. No Just NO Why was this horrible thing created How did this get published So many of these were just plain offensive to mass groups of people Perhaps if this book was trying to show what was wrong with society this may have worked But it is clear that this book s if you can even call this piece of crap a book purpose was to just make a mockery of classic literature Going into this I thought that this would be funny Actually genuinely funny not offensive funny which isn t funny at all Very few even got me to crack a smile and these were the most mild of them Also as you went on they just became so repetitive and it became a chore to read them I recommend this thing to absolutely no one I would give it like half of a star if I could The half star would simply be because this was a good idea just horribly executed Her Small-Town Hero you need to master the literature of the civilised world while relieving Red Tail (Travis Trilogy yo. No Just NO Why was this horrible thing created How did this get published So many of these were just plain offensive to mass groups of people Perhaps if this book was trying to show what was wrong with society this may have worked But it is clear that this book s if Promises in Tumble Creek you can even call this piece of crap a book purpose was to just make a mockery of classic literature Going into this I thought that this would be funny Actually genuinely funny not offensive funny which isn t funny at all Very few even got me to crack a smile and these were the most mild of them Also as Mischief and Marriage you went on they just became so repetitive and it became a chore to read them I recommend this thing to absolutely no one I would give it like half of a star if I could The half star would simply be because this was a good idea just horribly executed

characters Twitterature

U of the burdensome task of reading itFrom Hamlet WTF IS POLONIUS DOING BEHIND THE CURTAINFrom Dante's Inferno I'm havin a midlife crisis Lost in the woods Shoulda brought my iPhoneFrom Oedipus PARTY IN THEBES Nobody cares I killed that old dude plus this woman is all over me Total MILFFrom Paradise Lost OH MY GOD I'M IN HELL'The classics are so last century' Guardia. Twitterature is pretty fun and light hearted Don t read it if you don t like the idea of fun being poked at classic books or things like Sherlock Holmes use of cocaine to be emphasised etc The humour wears a little thin after you ve read a lot of them and it s easiest to appreciate when you ve already read the classic in uestionI think this d be fun to dip into than to actually sit down and read straight through

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Perhaps you once asked yourself 'What exactly is Hamlet trying to tell me Why must he mince his words muse in lyricism and in short whack about the shrub' No doubt such troubling uestions would have been swiftly resolved were the Prince of Denmark a registered user on Twittercom This in essence is TwitteratureHere you will find seventy five of the greatest works of w. In the interest of full disclosure I only read some of these I started out with the books I d read then I started skimming then skipping over most of everything The only even remotely funny one was Twilight because that book is so surface level it s easy to make fun ofWhat s wrong with this book is that to write effective parodies of literature you have to actually understand the literature really well This reads like sparknotes in tweet form and I can t help but feel like the authors of it only did read the sparknotes of most of these books The tweet stories fell flat for me because they were all written in the same annoying internet voice and they didn t offer any insight into any of the books or make fun of them very effectively either It s clearly a gimmick and it fails because summing up classics in tweets full of LOL and WTF is not ironic or cleverMostly it was boring and cringe worthy A bunch of shallow stupid summaries

  • Paperback
  • 146
  • Twitterature
  • Alexander Aciman
  • English
  • 02 February 2019
  • 9780141047713

About the Author: Alexander Aciman

Emmett L Rensin left and Alexander Aciman right are sophos at the University of Chicago Alex has contributed several essays to The New York Times is a devoted follower of Napoleon Bonaparte and is known on occasion to enjoy a game of Bocce or Pugilism Emmett is a Huffington Post contributor and an ordained reverend and is devoted to accomplishing his three life goals penning the Gre