Strangers to ourselves

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This is a study of the stranger, both as a deep personal sense of self as distinct from that being known to outsiders, and as the foreigner, an alien in a different country or society not his or her own. The work covers the fields of literature and philosophy - from Greek tragedy and the Bible, through the literature of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance (Dante, Machiavelli, Rabelais, Thomas More and Montaigne), the Enlightenment (Montesquieu, Diderot and Paine) to the 20th century in the form of Camus and Nabakov. The author ...

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Strangers to Ourselves
1991, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231071574

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1991, Columbia University Press, New York

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Strangers to Ourselves
1991, Prentice-Hall, Harlow

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