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Lawrence Durrell's "Alexandria quartet" in its Egyptian contexts

Author: Michael V Diboll
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2004.
Series: Studies in British literature, v. 84.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence (1912-1990) Durrell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael V Diboll
ISBN: 0773462678 9780773462670
OCLC Number: 56615914
Description: xxxii, 359 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword by Mr. Richard Pine; 1. Orientalism, tradition and the 'darkness' in the Alexandria Quartet; 2. Alexandrian history and thought: contexts for the Quartet; 3. Britain in Egypt: the 'Coptic' plot thickens; 4. The 1940's: Durrell as a refugee in war-time Egypt; 5. The post-war contexts; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Studies in British literature, v. 84.
Responsibility: Michael V. Diboll.
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