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Varieties of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Mavis Gallant
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-27 - Publisher: New York Review of Books

Mavis Gallant is the modern master of what Henry James called the international story, the fine-grained evocation of the quandaries of people who must make their way in the world without any place to call their own. The irreducible complexity of the very idea of home is especially at issue
Varieties of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Hallvard Dahlie
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: UBC Press

Isolation, remoteness from one's native land, and the loss of language are but a few of the themes that recur in the literature of exile written over the centuries. In this book, the first study of the theme of exile in Canadian literature, Hallvard Dahlie brings together a broad spectrum
Varieties of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Nicole Côté, Peter Sabor
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

Mavis Gallant has been described by Michael Ondaatje as «one of the great short story writers of our time.» Since 1950, her short stories and novels have commanded the interest of readers in North America and Europe alike. Varieties of Exile: New Essays on Mavis Gallant approaches her work from
Varieties of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Andrew J. Manno
Categories: Bildungsromans
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

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Monarchy and Exile
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: P. Mansel, T. Riotte
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-28 - Publisher: Springer

Using detailed studies of fifteen exiled royal figures, the role of Exile in European Society and in the evolution of national cultures is examined. From the Jacobite court to the exiled Kings' of Hanover, the book provides an alternative history of monarchical power from the 16th to 20th century.