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- ISBN: 9781857152494
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This 20th century masterpiece uses the traditional form of autobiography to explore some very untraditional themes. Under the guidance of a psychoanalyst an old man looks back over his life, exploring his motives and trying to make sense of things, but when he decides to abandon the treatment, his reminiscences are published by Doctor S as an act of revenge against the patient who has frustrated the doctor's own desire for complete understanding. In laying bare the disturbing power relations between therapist and subject, Svevo explores the dynamics of identity and self-knowledge in ways which link him with his great contemporaries, Joyce, Proust and Musil.
|Series||general literature||Authors||Italo Svevo|
|Publication Date||September 2001||Size(mm)||N/A|
|Inspection Copy||No||UK Delivery||Out of stock, available shortly - your order will be recorded|
|Full Title||general literature Zeno's conscience|
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