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).

(noun) a literary term coined by Alexander Pope to describe to describe amusingly failed attempts at sublimity (an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous); adj is "bathetic"

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Also vague and kind of bathetic is the novel's depiction of actual mathematical work

—p.223 Rhetoric and the Math Melodrama (209) by David Foster Wallace
1 year, 9 months ago

his gift is for the crafting of exquisite narratives, shows shaped like Alice Munro stories, bathetic and beautiful

—p.250 Dead Man Laughing (237) by Zadie Smith
1 year, 10 months ago

The clunky bathos of this novel seems to have infected even the line-by-line prose, Updike’s great strength for almost forty years.

—p.57 Certainly the End of Something or Other, One Would Sort of Have to Think (51) by David Foster Wallace
1 year, 7 months ago

What is amusing about Deep Thought’s ‘42’ is not just the bathos of it

—p.42 The problem of meaning (33) by Terry Eagleton
1 year, 8 months ago

his frames of reference zigzag wildly from bathos to profundity

on DFW

—p.43 "It's Just the Texture of the World I Live in": Wallace and the World (41) by Clare Hayes-Brady
1 year, 9 months ago