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Collaboration and Resistance in Occupied France
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: C. Lloyd
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-16 - Publisher: Springer

This book is about how people behaved during the German occupation of France during World War Two, and more specifically about how individuals from different social and political backgrounds recorded and reflected on their experiences during and after these tragic events. The book focuses on the concepts of treason and
Under Arturo's Star
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Stefania Lucamante, Sharon Wood
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Purdue University Press

Elsa Morante has long been recognized internationally as one of the most significant, innovative, and important writers of the 20th century Italy. Nonetheless, there has, to date, been no full-length study in English dedicated to her work. Critical perspectives on Morante's literary achievement have shifted dramatically in recent years, and
Shalimar the Clown
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Salman Rushdie
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-23 - Publisher: Random House

'Rushdie’s most engaging book since Midnight’s Children' Observer Shalimar the Clown was once a figure full of love and laughter. His skill as a tightrope walker was legendary in his native home of Kashmir. But fate has played him cruelly, torn him away from his beloved home and brought him
Israel in Exile
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ranen Omer-Sherman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-01 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Israel in Exile is a bold exploration of how the ancient desert of Exodus and Numbers, as archetypal site of human liberation, forms a template for modern political identities, radical skepticism, and questioning of official narratives of the nation that appear in the works of contemporary Israeli authors including David
The Arab Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Jean-Pierre Filiu
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"First published in the United Kingdom in 2011 by C. Hurst & Co."--T.p. verso.