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The Novels of Jose Saramago
     

The Novels of Jose Saramago

by David Frier
 

Since he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998, José Saramago’s prominence amongst English speakers has risen dramatically. In The Novels of José Saramago, David Frier presents a comprehensive introduction to the work of Portugal’s best-known writer. Paying particular attention to questions raised by the ideological content of

Overview

Since he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998, José Saramago’s prominence amongst English speakers has risen dramatically. In The Novels of José Saramago, David Frier presents a comprehensive introduction to the work of Portugal’s best-known writer. Paying particular attention to questions raised by the ideological content of Saramago’s novels, Frier also explores the specifically Portuguese literary and cultural traditions that inform the work while situating Saramago firmly within the context of world literature. This pioneering study will be essential for anyone seeking a thorough grounding in the work of one of our most important living novelists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780708320150
Publisher:
University of Wales Press
Publication date:
07/15/2007
Series:
University of Wales - Iberian and Latin American Studies Series
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David Frier is a senior lecturer in Portuguese at the University of Leeds and the author of Visions of the Self in the Novels of Camilo Castelo Branco.

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