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Figuring the East: Segalen, Malraux, Duras and Barthes

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The four authors treated here Victor Segalen, Andre Malraux, Marguerite Duras, and Roland Barthes each experienced at one point in his or her life a deep dissatisfaction with modern European values, followed by a turn toward the East. However, due to different class, gender, and personal backgrounds, they each entertained diverse and complex relationships to (post)colonial ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 2nd 1999 by State University of New York Press (first published December 1999)
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