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Five fictions in search of truth, Myra Jehlen

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Five fictions in search of truth
Title
Five fictions in search of truth
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Myra Jehlen
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Language
eng
Summary
Fiction, far from being the opposite of truth, is wholly bent on finding it out, and writing novels is a way to know the real world as objectively as possible. In Five Fictions in Search of Truth, Myra Jehlen develops this idea through readings of works by Flaubert, James, and Nabokov. She invokes Proust's famous search for lost memory as the exemplary literary process, which strives, whatever its materials, for a true knowledge. In Salammbo, Flaubert digs up Carthage; in The Ambassadors, James plumbs the examined life and touches at its limits; while in Lolita, Nabokov traces a search for tru
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CDX
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Five fictions in search of truth, Myra Jehlen
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Five fictions in search of truth, Myra Jehlen
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sj5x
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A real madeleine is a work of art -- Salammbo : three rough stones beneath a rainy sky -- The sacred fount : the case of the man who became extraordinarily -- Amusing -- The ambassadors : what he saw was exactly the right thing -- Lolita : a beautiful, banal, eden-red apple -- A simple heart : Felicite and the holy parrot
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1 online resource (170 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400828913
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote

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