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V.S. Naipaul

Judith Levy

V.S. Naipaul

displacement and autobiography

by Judith Levy

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Naipaul, V. S. 1932- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Alienation (Social psychology) in literature.,
    • Cultural relations in literature.,
    • Authorship -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Culture conflict in literature.,
    • Self in literature.,
    • Autobiography.,
    • West Indies -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-146) and index.

      StatementJudith Levy.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1781
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9272.9.N32 Z758 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 151 p. ;
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1111726M
      ISBN 10081531468X
      LC Control Number94037551


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