Saint Jerome and his bible, Baudelaire writing, Bruyas as a philosopher meditating in the darkness of his study, all are symbols of learnedness and transmission of knowledge. But the letter being written or read can become a message with love-related undertones. Reading and singing from a piece of sheet music, or falling asleep over a book are possible approaches to cultural activities based on pleasure.
Writers and Readers
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