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Sickness, recovery and momentum as agents of change in Andre Gide's The immoralist : a thesis in English

Author: Anitra D Lincicum; Andre Gide, The immoralist.; Edward W Said, Orientailsm.; Salem State College. Graduate School, Department of English.
Publisher: Salem, MA : Salem State College Dept. of English, 2009.
Dissertation: Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Masters in English, April, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Fiction : English
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Andre Gide's The immoralist explores the identity of Michel in relation to the world he interacts with -- Europe and Africa. For this reason, Edward Said's Orientalism is an important paradigm to engage along with literary scholarship regarding the novel. Michel's identity must be explored through the following vehicles: other characters, Africa, momentum of movement, and theoverall physical and emotional structure  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Criticism and interpretation
Named Person: André Gide; André Gide
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anitra D Lincicum; Andre Gide, The immoralist.; Edward W Said, Orientailsm.; Salem State College. Graduate School, Department of English.
OCLC Number: 665084233
Description: iii, 55 leaves ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Anitra D. Lincicum.

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Andre Gide's The immoralist explores the identity of Michel in relation to the world he interacts with -- Europe and Africa. For this reason, Edward Said's Orientalism is an important paradigm to engage along with literary scholarship regarding the novel. Michel's identity must be explored through the following vehicles: other characters, Africa, momentum of movement, and theoverall physical and emotional structure of the novel. Throughout these explorations, Michel seeks freedom above all else; he is willing to pay any price. Cide, in his exploration of the character, seeks areinvented, rather than a new, use for the novel.

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