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Exiles, Outcasts, Strangers: Icons of Marginalization in Post World War II Narrative Mary Jo Muratore

Exiles, Outcasts, Strangers: Icons of Marginalization in Post World War II Narrative

Mary Jo Muratore

Published August 25th 2011
ISBN : 9781441156112
Hardcover
208 pages
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Exiles, Outcasts, Strangers explores how nine different outsider authors treat the theme of alienation in one of their major works. All the novels under review were written in a limited time span (1942 to 1987, approximately 50 years), and all areMoreExiles, Outcasts, Strangers explores how nine different outsider authors treat the theme of alienation in one of their major works. All the novels under review were written in a limited time span (1942 to 1987, approximately 50 years), and all are structured around a hero or heroine who remains culturally, ethically or aesthetically distant from his/her narrative counterparts. Works discussed: Albert Camus LEtranger- Richard Wrights The Outsider- André Langevins Poussière sur la ville- Ernesto Sábatos El túnel- V.S. Naipauls Guerrillas- Elie Wiesels Le Cinquième fils- Norbert Zongos Le Parachutage- Gisèle Pineaus LExil selon Julia, and Jean Genets Querelle de Brest.