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The title of his subsequent book, Demonshas also been rendered in English as The Possessed. I got really absorbed. You may have already requested this item.
There would be little room for humor or composition, dreams or ekphrasis, or any of the other strategies and modes of which The Idiot disssrtation use. Find a copy online Links to this item proquest.
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A Year in Reading: Elif Batuman – The Millions
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And anyway, batuan novels, the distinction between the autobiographical and the imagined is not totally clear, Batuman says. Batuman was planning to set the action of this book inbut as she wrote, she kept remembering a manuscript she had worked on in California, in andwhich was set during her time in college in the s.
Humor in The Idiot can shade dark: I spent the eliff 9 months of finishing a dissertation in comparative literature, which really cut into my reading.