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In A Foreign Country

Author : Hilary Shepherd
ISBN : 1906784620
Genre : Bildungsromans
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Anne is in Ghana for the first time. Her father, Dick, has been working up country for an NGO since his daughter was a small child. They no longer really know eachother. A few days into Anne's six-month stay, she is left with a growing feeling that she's surplus to requirements. She finds respite teaching at a local Catholic school. Anne's close relationship with Michael, a priest, reaches a tipping point that endangers them both. Then out of the blue a terrible accident changes everything. Anne is forced to confront her future and her failings in the glare of the African sun.

The Eclectic Magazine Of Foreign Literature Science And Art

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ISBN : NYPL:33433115412342
Genre : American literature
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The Medusa Gaze In Contemporary Women S Fiction

Author : Gillian M. E. Alban
ISBN : 9781527502741
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Medusa Gaze offers striking insights into the desires and frustrations of women through the narratives of the impressive contemporary novelists Angela Carter, Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath, Margaret Atwood, A.S. Byatt, Iris Murdoch, Jeanette Winterson, Jean Rhys and Michèle Roberts. It illuminates women’s power and vulnerability as they construct their own egos in opposition to their hostile alter egos or others facing them in their mirrors, and fixes a panoptic gaze on the women stalking its pages, as they learn how to deflect the menacing gaze of others by returning their look defiantly back at them. Some stare back and win assurance; others are stared down, reduced to psychic trauma, madness and even suicide. The book shows how Freud’s, Sartre’s and Lacan’s androcentric views define the Medusa m/other as monstrous, and how the efforts of mothers to nurture may be slighted as inadequate or devouring. It presents Medusa and other goddess figures as inspirational, repelling harm through the ‘evil eye’ of their powerful gaze. Conversely, it also shows women who are condemned as monstrous Gorgons, trapped in enmity, rivalry and rage. Representing English, American and African American, Canadian and Caribbean writing, the works explored here include realistic, social narrative and magical realist writings, in addition to tales of the past and dystopian narratives.

The Cambridge Companion To The Eighteenth Century Novel

Author : John Richetti
ISBN : 0521429455
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A comprehensive and innovative guide to the British novel in its formative decades.

Pre And Post Publication Itineraries Of The Contemporary Novel In English

Author : Vanessa Guignery
ISBN : 9782748335101
Genre : English fiction
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A Library Of The World S Best Literature Ancient And Modern Vol Xlii Forty Five Volumes Dictionary Of Authors A J

Author : Charles Dudley Warner
ISBN : 9781605202495
Genre : History
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Popular American essayist, novelist, and journalist CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (1829-1900) was renowned for the warmth and intimacy of his writing, which encompassed travelogue, biography and autobiography, fiction, and more, and influenced entire generations of his fellow writers. Here, the prolific writer turned editor for his final grand work, a splendid survey of global literature, classic and modern, and it's not too much to suggest that if his friend and colleague Mark Twain-who stole Warner's quip about how "everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it"-had assembled this set, it would still be hailed today as one of the great achievements of the book world. Volume 42 is Part One of a dictionary of authors-from Alexis Aar to Juvenal-that serves as a handy, condensed reference to the authors quoted in the first 40 volumes, as well as a guide to thousands more authors whose works are notable but not featured in this set.

Land Of Exile Contemporary Korean Fiction

Author : Marshall R. Pihl
ISBN : 9781317466529
Genre : Social Science
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An anthology of contemporary Korean fiction including: "The Wife and Children"; "The Post Horse Curse"; "Mountains"; "Kapitan Ri"; "The Winter"; and "A Dream of Good Fortune".

Modern Fiction Studies

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ISBN : UCSC:32106019584553
Genre : American fiction
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Food And Culture In Contemporary American Fiction

Author : Lorna Piatti-Farnell
ISBN : 9781136645549
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Establishing an interdisciplinary connection between Food Studies and American literary scholarship, Piatti-Farnell investigates the significances of food and eating in American fiction, from 1980 to the present day. She argues that culturally-coded representations of the culinary illuminate contemporary American anxieties about class gender, race, tradition, immigration, nationhood, and history. As she offers a critical analysis of major works of contemporary fiction, Piatti-Farnell unveils contrasting modes of culinary nostalgia, disillusionment, and progress that pervasively address the cultural disintegration of local and familiar culinary values, in favor of globalized economies of consumption. In identifying different incarnations of the "American culinary," Piatti-Farnell covers the depiction of food in specific categories of American fiction and explores how the cultural separation that molds food preferences inevitably challenges the existence of a homogenous American identity. The study treads on new grounds since it not only provides the first comprehensive study of food and consumption in contemporary American fiction, but also aims to expose interrelated politics of consumption in a variety of authors from different ethnic, cultural, racial and social backgrounds within the United States.

A Different Kind Of Journey

Author : Jeremy Gould
ISBN : IND:30000020645101
Genre : Applied anthropology
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