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Louis-Ferdinand Céline : Journey to the end of the night / John Sturrock.

By: Sturrock, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Landmarks of world literature.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990Description: vii, 97 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521378453; 0521378540.Subject(s): Céline, Louis-Ferdinand, 1894-1961 Voyage au bout de la nuit | Fiction in French Céline, Louis-Ferdinand 1894-1961 Humanities, English February2019DDC classification: 843.912 Summary: "Journey to the End of the Night is a novel of savage, exultant misanthropy, full of a cynical humour and of the blackest pessimism in respect of humanity. Its millions of readers across the world have admired it uneasily, dismayed by Celine's morbidity, yet fascinated by his virtuosity as a writer. In this detailed study, John Sturrock shows why that admiration is absolutely in order, and why this extraordinary work should be acknowledged as one of the chief literary landmarks of the twentieth century. Book jacket."--Jacket
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"Journey to the End of the Night is a novel of savage, exultant misanthropy, full of a cynical humour and of the blackest pessimism in respect of humanity. Its millions of readers across the world have admired it uneasily, dismayed by Celine's morbidity, yet fascinated by his virtuosity as a writer. In this detailed study, John Sturrock shows why that admiration is absolutely in order, and why this extraordinary work should be acknowledged as one of the chief literary landmarks of the twentieth century. Book jacket."--Jacket

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