The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide by Bright Summaries

The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and…

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras, an ambitious and innovative novel which follows the titular character’s attempts to rebuild her life after her fiancé leaves her for another woman. The narrative interweaves themes such as memory, madness, adultery and the inability to communicate, resulting in a novel that is engrossing and thought-provoking. Although less well-known than Duras’ later novel The Lover, The Ravishing of Lol Stein is nonetheless critically acclaimed, and was named by the French newspaper Le Monde as one of the 100 best books of the 20th century. Marguerite Duras was a French writer, playwright and filmmaker. She often moved away from the structure and style of traditional fiction in favour of a more abstract approach, making her one of the most influential and innovative authors of the 20th century. 

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Title:The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 24, 2017Publisher:BrightSummaries.comLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2806295564

ISBN - 13:9782806295569

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