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Naipaul's strangers

Author: Dagmar Barnouw
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003.
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From his reporting on Islamic true believers to his descriptions of the postcolonial world, V S Naipaul has been a controversial figure in contemporary letters. This title explores the strategies  Read more...

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Barnouw, Dagmar.
Naipaul's strangers.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2003
(OCoLC)606931144
Named Person: V S Naipaul; V S Naipaul; V S Naipaul; V S Naipaul; Vidiadhar S Naipaul
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dagmar Barnouw
ISBN: 0253342074 9780253342072 025321579X 9780253215796
OCLC Number: 50622914
Description: xv, 176 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : cultural plurality and cultural value --
Understanding strangers --
Postcoloniality and historicity --
Stories of other lives : novels --
Stories of other lives : documentaries ; among the believers : an Islamic journey --
Stories of other lives : documentaries ; beyond belief : Islamic excursions among the converted peoples : Iran --
Stories of other lives : documentaries ; beyond belief : Islamic excursions among the converted peoples : Pakistan --
Uncertain histories : finding the center and the enigma of arrival --
Uncertain histories : a way in the world.
Responsibility: Dagmar Barnouw.
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.".. yields some admirably sensitive readings of Naipaul's prose." HARPERS MAGAZINE"

 
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