Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(adjective) lacking facility in reading and writing and ignorant of the knowledge to be gained from books / (adjective) illiterate / (adjective) not marked with letters

5

In the mouths of unlettered people she finds the bliss of quotidian metaphor:

I don't think I've seen this word used before but the meaning is pretty clear

—p.5 Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (3) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

In the mouths of unlettered people she finds the bliss of quotidian metaphor:

I don't think I've seen this word used before but the meaning is pretty clear

—p.5 Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (3) default author
notable
1 year, 6 months ago

(noun) politics based on practical and material factors rather than on theoretical or ethical objectives

6

she rejects the realpolitik of her grandmother

thought it had Soviet connotations for some reason

—p.6 Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (3) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

she rejects the realpolitik of her grandmother

thought it had Soviet connotations for some reason

—p.6 Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (3) default author
confirm
1 year, 6 months ago

(adjective) lacking facility in reading and writing and ignorant of the knowledge to be gained from books / (adjective) illiterate / (adjective) not marked with letters

10

In 1937, black readers were embarrassed by the unlettered nature of the dialogue

—p.10 Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (3) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

In 1937, black readers were embarrassed by the unlettered nature of the dialogue

—p.10 Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (3) default author
notable
1 year, 6 months ago

relating to a church parish; having a limited or narrow outlook or scope

15

Suburban and parochial, his vistas stretched far into the East

about E. M. Forster

—p.15 E. M. Forster, Middle Manager (14) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

Suburban and parochial, his vistas stretched far into the East

about E. M. Forster

—p.15 E. M. Forster, Middle Manager (14) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

(noun) the lowest degree of volition / (noun) a slight wish or tendency; inclination

33

With a scalpel Eliot dissects degrees of human velleity

I thought it had something to do with being veiled lol

—p.33 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

With a scalpel Eliot dissects degrees of human velleity

I thought it had something to do with being veiled lol

—p.33 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
uncertain
1 year, 6 months ago

(verb) build / (verb) establish / (verb) to instruct and improve especially in moral and religious knowledge; uplift / (verb) enlighten inform

35

Fred's would seem the least edifying.

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

Fred's would seem the least edifying.

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin; in Ethics, laid groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe

35

She was thinking of Spinoza's kind of striving, conatus.

embarassingly, I don't think I've heard of him before

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

She was thinking of Spinoza's kind of striving, conatus.

embarassingly, I don't think I've heard of him before

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
unknown
1 year, 6 months ago

means effort, endeavor, impulse, inclination, tendency, undertaking striving; in early philosophies of psychology and metaphysics, is an innate inclination of a thing to continue to exist and enhance itself

35

She was thinking of Spinoza's kind of striving, conatus

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

She was thinking of Spinoza's kind of striving, conatus

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

(borrowed from French) a comment or brief reference that makes an illuminating or entertaining point

38

a sage little aperçu occurs to him

—p.38 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

a sage little aperçu occurs to him

—p.38 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

physical or intellectual pleasure, delight, or ecstasy; the concept featured heavily in the psychoanalysis of Jacques Lacan's and was expanded on by Roland Barthes for literary theory, to contrast with mere "pleasure" derived from reading texts that don't challenge the reader as a subject. can also refer to pleasure that devolves into pain

44

both equally concerned with jouissance, with literary bliss

on Barthes and Nabokov

—p.44 Rereading Barthes and Nabokov (42) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago

both equally concerned with jouissance, with literary bliss

on Barthes and Nabokov

—p.44 Rereading Barthes and Nabokov (42) default author
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1 year, 6 months ago