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) default author
notable
1 year, 5 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) default author
unknown
1 year, 6 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) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago


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

—p.42 The problem of meaning (33) default author
notable
1 year, 3 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) default author
notable
1 year, 5 months ago