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Exiles, outcasts, strangers : icons of marginalization in post World War II narratives

Author: Mary Jo Muratore
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the paradigm of alienation in post-war literature through close readings of nine novels. It details how nine different 'outsider' authors treat the theme of alienation in one of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jo Muratore
ISBN: 9781441156112 1441156119
OCLC Number: 694396599
Description: xiv, 194 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contagions of conformity in Camus' L'étranger --
The art of betrayal in Sábato's El túnel --
Poeticizing vice : Genet's Querelle de brest --
In the shadows of significance : the dissolution of character in Wright's The outsider --
The exemplum of empathy in André Langevin's Poussière sur la ville --
Miscast utopia : reversing the slant of history in Pineau's L'exil selon Julia --
Habitat for inhumanity : the legacy of conquest in Naipaul's Guerrillas --
The enemy within : the politics of self-destruction in Zongo's Le parachutage --
The scattered self : the dislocation of identity in Wiesel's Le cinquième fils --
Afterword --
Appendix.
Other Titles: Icons of marginalization in post World War II
Responsibility: Mary Jo Muratore.
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"The place of the margins in literary discourse stands prominently as a fulcrum of inquiry among twentieth-century writers and contemporary literary scholars. Twentieth-century prose seeks explicitly Read more...

 
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