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Classics/modern classics > Zeno's conscience

Classics/modern classics Zeno's conscience

  • By Italo Svevo
  • Price: £12.99
  • ISBN: 9781857152494
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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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 Classics/modern classics Title Zeno's conscience
Subject Italian Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date September 2001 Authors Italo Svevo
Binding Paperback Pages 437
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 400
ESB Code 130313 ISBN 9781857152494
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £12.99

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