Solitude And The Quest For Happiness In Vladimir Nabokov's American Works And Tahar Ben Jelloun's Novels

15 septembre 2003|
Solitude And The Quest For Happiness In Vladimir Nabokov's American Works And Tahar Ben Jelloun's Novels de Bernard R. Périssé
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Not only do the two writers discussed in this book both display exceptional artistic ability to express their thoughts in a foreign language (neither English in Vladimir Nabokov’s case, nor French in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s, is the author’s native tongue) but these two writers share many other concerns. Both deal with the theme of alienation in its various manifestations: immigration; the moral solitude of common or upright individuals; madness and other irrational behaviors; and women’s condition in society. The quest for happiness is at the core of Nabokov’s and Ben Jelloun’s respective works, but the solutions proposed by these two novelists highlight important differences regarding their views of life.
The Author: After receiving his «Licence d’Anglais» and his M.A. in American literature from the University of Poitiers, France, Bernard R. Périssé, Assistant Professor of English at Nihon University, Japan, also obtained his M.A. in French literature, and his Ph.D. in English at Kent State University, Ohio. He has published and is cur...
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Titre :Solitude And The Quest For Happiness In Vladimir Nabokov's American Works And Tahar Ben Jelloun's Novels
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :9.06 X 6.3 X 0.98 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :9.06 X 6.3 X 0.98 po
Publié le :15 septembre 2003
Publié par :Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780820462240

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