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South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley FICTION BARNES JULIAN (Text) 30402004869584 NEW FICTION Reshelving -

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  • ISBN: 9780593535431
  • ISBN: 059353543X
  • Physical Description: print
    179 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.

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General Note: Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London, in 2022.
Summary, etc.: "From the award-winning novelist, a compact narrative that turns on the death of a vivid and particular woman, and becomes the occasion for a man's deeper examination of love, friendship, and biography. This beautiful, spare novel of platonic unrequited love springs into being around the singular character of the stoic, exacting Professor Elizabeth Finch. Neil, the narrator, takes her class on Culture and Civilization, taught not for undergraduates but for adults of all ages; we are drawn into his intellectual crush on this private, withholding yet commanding woman. While other personal relationships and even his family drift from Neil's grasp, Elizabeth's application of her material to the matter of daily living remains important to him, even after her death, in a way that nothing else does. In Neil's story, we are treated to everything we cherish in Barnes: his eye for the unorthodox forms love can take between two people, a compelling swerve into nonfictional material (this time, through Neil's obsessive study of Julian the Apostate, following on notes Elizabeth left for him to discover after her death), and the forcefully moving undercurrent of history, and biography in particular, as nourishment and guide in our current lives."--
Subject: Teacher-student relationships Fiction
Women teachers Fiction
Students Fiction
Women Death Fiction
Man-woman relationships Fiction
FICTION / Friendship
FICTION / Literary
Man-woman relationships
Students
Teacher-student relationships
Women Death
Women teachers
Genre: Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Novels.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels.
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