Get An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. PDF

By Adeeb Yusef Salam

ISBN-10: 1683500903

ISBN-13: 9781683500902

ISBN-10: 1683500911

ISBN-13: 9781683500919

Dedicated to R. ok. Narayan 15 Years After His Death

A undying look for own id the place a number of the varieties of love penetrate each other in unforeseen ways

Following within the footsteps of his literary hero, India’s R. ok. Narayan, the protagonist and assistant professor, Thomas Sleiman, explores the connection one of the other kinds of loves within the heady context of a look for own id. Erotic, divine, and familial loves all compete and supplement each other within the lifetime of Thomas, who's no longer the commonplace literary gangster, or the predictable member of a group of deviant dilettante. . .as the belief, with all of its mysticism, actual affection, recognize for the “dead” Narayan, and devotion to the liked, essentially testifies. - Anthony Aookeregbe In An Assistant Professor Salam skillfully combines postmodern and conventional views to create a profound, relocating, and infrequently anxious imaginative and prescient of a lifestyles and profession spanning ethnic, geographical, ethical, and ideological limitations. . .As he surveys the wreckage of the postmodern global, Salam’s conscientiously positioned narrative is enriched via reflections at the literary paintings of Narayan and Graham Greene in addition to on a shelf-full of up to date poets, philosophers, and theologians. . .One is left after all wondering whose voice is heard whilst the most personality protests that “I do not dwell to write down nor do I write to dwell. i'm simply an Assistant Professor, professing as a rule my lack of expertise of items that the majority every person else thinks are noticeable. For a few mysterious cause, i've been pressured in recent years to jot down a ebook, which i would like humans to read." they won't be upset. - Meister Richard Woods, O.P.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. Narayan PDF

Best psychological literary fiction books

Download e-book for kindle: Heart of Darkness: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Joseph Conrad,Mike Mignola,Timothy Hayes,Adam Hochschild

In a novella which is still hugely debatable to at the present time, Conrad explores the kin among Africa and Europe. at the floor, this can be a scary story of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe trips on enterprise deep into the guts of Africa. yet there he encounters Kurtz, an idealist it appears crazed and wicked by way of his energy over the natives, and the assembly activates Marlowe to mirror at the darkness on the center of all males.

Alberto Olmos's A bordo del naufragio (Compactos Anagrama) (Spanish Edition) PDF

Éste es el relato de un día cualquiera en l. a. vida de un estudiante universitario en los años noventa. El protagonista transita por una ciudad hostil, mecanizada, desde las aulas de l. a. facultad a los barrios obreros de los angeles periferia, sin otro interlocutor que su propio pasado, que entrecorta un discurso demoledor sobre l. a. sociedad y sus ilusiones.

Download e-book for iPad: The Collected Short Stories of Conrad Aiken by Conrad Aiken

This critical quantity, inclusive of the vintage tales “Silent Snow, mystery Snow” and “Mr. Arcularis,” is a testomony to the excellent artistry of 1 of the 20 th century’s such a lot influential writers a tender lady passes during the geographical region to go to her death grandmother for a last time.

Download e-book for kindle: Le sous-bois: Un huis clos inquiétant (SMERALDINE) (French by Anne-Frédérique Rochat

Quand « se sacrifier » pour sa famille relève en fait de l’égoïsme et de los angeles peur, et saccage des vies. C’est l’été. Le début du mois de juillet. Les membres d’une même famille, où les rôles semblent s’être inversés, partent en vacances pour l. a. première fois de leur vie. los angeles fille aînée, quarante ans, qui habite encore chez ses mom and dad et s’occupe avec beaucoup de zèle de son « petit monde », a loué pour l’occasion une maisonnette perdue au milieu d’une forêt de hêtres.

Extra resources for An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. Narayan

Example text

Download PDF sample

An Assistant Professor: A Novel of Sorts. A Tribute to R. K. Narayan by Adeeb Yusef Salam

by Edward

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 30 votes