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The novel, which is not merely dystopian but also brilliantly satiric, describes a future America where one-sixteenth of the population, the men who run advertising agencies and big corporations, control the rest of the people, the submerged fifteen-sixteenths who are the workers and consumers, with the government being no more than `` a clearing house for pressures ''.
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But a novel in which one man Karamazov explored the divisions within his personality would scarcely merit publication in the Psychoanalytic Quarterly.
Of straight dramas, there are All The Way Home, which owes much of its poetic power to the James Agee novel, A Death In The Family ; ;
By combining the talents of a medical man, Dr. Aterman, a biophysicist, Mr. Berkely, and an electronics expert, Dr. Zworykin, this novel technique has been developed which promises to open broad avenues to understanding life processes.
In this novel arrangement the `` pill '' is much smaller and contains only a resonant circuit in which the capacitor is formed by a pressure-sensing transducer.
Nevertheless, there are notably frequent instances of deja vue, in which our recognition of an entirely novel event is a feeling of having lived through it before, a feeling which, though vague, withstands the verbal barrage from the most impressive corps of psychologists.
Sir Julian Huxley in his book Uniqueness Of Man makes the novel point that just as man is unique in being the only animal which requires a long period of infancy and childhood under family protection, so is he the only animal who has a long period after the decline of his procreativity.
Carson McCullers, after a long, painful illness that might have crushed a less-indomitable soul, has come back with an absolute gem of a novel which jumped high on best-seller lists even before official publication.
As a first step, Algerian literature was marked by works whose main concern was the assertion of the Algerian national entity, there is the publication of novels as the Algerian trilogy of Mohammed Dib, or even Nedjma of Kateb Yacine novel which is often regarded as a monumental and major work.
* Steve Austin, fictional character in Martin Caidin's novel Cyborg, which inspired the television series The Six Million Dollar Man
The novel is most noted for its careful description of the dig site and house, which showed the author had spent much of her own time in very similar situations herself.
Rieux returns to the theme at the end of the novel, after the epidemic is over, when the depth of the feelings of exile and deprivation is clear from the overwhelming joy with which long parted lovers and family members greet each other.
In terms of a rudimentary chronology, Poirot speaks of retiring to grow marrows in Chapter 18 of The Big Four ( 1927 ), which places that novel out of published order before Roger Ackroyd.
Beginning with Three Act Tragedy ( 1934 ), Christie had perfected during the inter-war years a sub-genre of Poirot novel in which the detective himself spent much of the first third of the novel on the periphery of events.
The 1942 novel Five Little Pigs ( aka Murder in Retrospect ), in which Poirot investigates a murder committed sixteen years before by analysing various accounts of the tragedy, is a Rashomon-like performance that critic and mystery novelist Robert Barnard called the best of the Christie novels.
He appeared on the West End in 1928 in the play Alibi which had been adapted by Michael Morton from the novel The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.
Aphrodite figures as a secondary character in the Tale of Eros and Psyche, which first appeared as a digressive story told by an old woman in Lucius Apuleius ' novel, The Golden Ass, written in the second century AD.
* The cyberpunk novelists William Gibson and Bruce Sterling co-authored a steampunk novel of alternative history titled The Difference Engine in which Babbage's Difference and Analytical Engines became available to Victorian society.
In the 1516 novel Utopia by Thomas More, the island called Utopia once had the name " Abraxa ", which scholars have suggested is a related use.
Ambergris is key to the Ian Cameron novel The Lost Ones, from which came the 1974 Disney film, The Island at the Top of the World.
Living in worsening poverty, neglecting his health, and drinking excessively, Jarry went on to write what is often cited as the first cyborg sex novel, Le Surmâle ( The Supermale ), which is partly a satire on the Symbolist ideal of self-transcendence.
In the 1972 novel Cyborg, upon which the series was based, Austin remembers watching the Earth " fall away during Apollo XVII.
Her second and last novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, which is considered to be one of the first sustained feminist novels, appeared in 1848.
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If we remove ourselves for a moment from our time and our infatuation with mental disease, isn't there something absurd about a hero in a novel who is defeated by his infantile neurosis??
A man in a novel who is defeated in his childhood and condemned by unconscious forces within him to tiredly repeat his earliest failure in love, only makes us a little weary of man ; ;
The work as it stands is not the entire book that Malraux wrote at that time -- it is only the first section of a three-part novel called La Lutte avec l'Ange ; ;
If we are to believe the list of titles printed in Malraux's latest book, La Metamorphose Des Dieux, Vol. 1 ( ( 1957 ), he is still engaged in writing a large novel under his original title.
Even in its present form, however, the first part of Malraux's unrecoverable novel is among the greatest works of mid-twentieth century literature ; ;
The Walnut Trees Of Altenburg is composed in the form of a triptych, with the two small side panels framing and enclosing the main central episode of the novel.
It is indeed true, as stated in the famous novel of our day, `` For Whom The Bell Tolls '', that `` no man is an island, entirely of itself ; ;
The host of novel applications of electronics to medical problems is far more thrilling because of their implication in matters concerning our health and vitality.
In them, there is usually a group of Anglo-Americans with tragicomic problems, worthy of being explored either in the novel or in the play or in comedy and satire ''.
Postmaster General J. Edward Day, who must deal with matters of postal censorship, is himself author of a novel, Bartholf Street, albeit one he was obliged to publish at his own expense.
Corruption is hardly a recent development in the city and state that were widely identified as the locale of Edwin O'Connor's novel, `` The Last Hurrah ''.
London explains that the very distinct directional effect in the Phase 4 series is due in large part to their novel methods of microphoning and recording the music on a number of separate tape channels.
However, my principal objection in this sort of novel is to the hackneyed treatment of race-drivers, pilots, submariners, atomic researchers, and all the machine-masters of our age as brooding mystics or hysterical fatalists.
Among the most noted recent works, there is the writer, the swallows of Kabul and the attack of Yasmina Khadra, the oath of barbarians of Boualem Sansal, memory of the flesh of Ahlam Mosteghanemi and the last novel by Assia Djebar nowhere in my father's House.
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In Brown's novel, it is hinted that Jesus was merely a mortal man with strong ideals, and that the Grail was long buried beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland, but that in recent decades its guardians had it relocated to a secret chamber embedded in the floor beneath the Inverted Pyramid near the Louvre Museum.
Critic Danél Griffin remarked, " Romero freely admits that his film was a direct rip-off of Matheson's novel ; I would be a little less harsh in my description and say that Romero merely expanded the author's ideas with deviations so completely original that of the Living Dead is expelled from being labeled a true ' rip-off '".
Heidegger's novel ideas about ontology required a gestalt formation, not merely a series of logical arguments, in order to demonstrate his fundamentally new paradigm of thinking, and the hermeneutic circle offered a new and powerful tool for the articulation and realization of these ideas.
( In the novel, after Bess leaves with " Sportin ' Life " and goes to New York, Porgy merely returns from jail, disillusioned, to being a beggar.
in Quantity for the Price of Seven " Richardson later made it up to the public with " deferred Restorations " of the fourth edition of the novel being printed in larger print with eight volumes and a preface that reads: " It is proper to observe with regard to the present Edition that it has been thought fit to restore many Passages, and several Letters which were omitted in the former merely for shortening-sake.
Ultimately, William is merely a figure present in the plot as opposed to a significant mover of events within this particular novel.
" The novel has also been dismissed by a number of literary critics as " merely a sentimental novel ," while critic George Whicher stated in his Literary History of the United States that " Nothing attributable to Mrs. Stowe or her handiwork can account for the novel's enormous vogue ; its author's resources as a purveyor of Sunday-school fiction were not remarkable.
The eight " books " which compose the novel are not autonomous entities, but merely reflect the form of the original serialisation.
The gage was unattractive for lenders because the gagor could easily eject the gagee using novel disseisin, and the gagee — merely seized ut de vadio “ as of gage ”— could not bring a freeholder ’ s remedies to recover possession.
* As with A Fix with Sontarans, David A. McIntee's Virgin New Adventures novel First Frontier offers the premise that Dimensions in Time was merely a particularly unpleasant nightmare of the Doctor's.
At the beginning of the novel, it is merely a system that gets fresh eggs to his mess hall by buying them in Sicily for one cent, selling them to Malta for four and a half cents, buying them back for seven cents, and finally selling them to the mess halls for five cents.
* Vladimir Nabokov's novel Ada tells the story of an affair between siblings who believe they are merely cousins ( relations between first cousins being acceptable and even common in many eras ), including a love triangle with the eponymous character's believed full, actually half sister.
* In William F. Buckley, Jr .' s novel The Redhunter, the main characters, deeply involved in the anti-Communism campaign of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, who thought that they were merely the offspring of two men who were best friends, later learn that they are in fact half-siblings and immediately break off their relationship, leaving unresolved feelings of guilt and longing.
Do readers view these characters ' reactions as truly realistic, or do they merely seem so because of the heuristic that we are given at the outset of the novel?
Since it presents Jesus as merely a human being and deviates from the orthodox biblical portrayal of the Son of Man, the novel was severely criticised by mainstream Christians.
It is a revolutionary novel that provides a looking glass into the thoughts and beliefs of its author, who chose to give a literary voice to Latin America: " A Latin America which neither wants, nor has any reason, to be a pawn without a will of its own ; nor is it merely wishful thinking that its quest for independence and originality should become a Western aspiration.
Whereas the previous four novels had featured self-contained plots ( O ' Brian wrote Master and Commander as a stand-alone novel, and the following three titles merely acted as sequels whose story arcs integrated only loosely with any of the other novels in the saga ), in Desolation Island, O ' Brian now begins an arc that will continue through the entirety of Fortune of War before concluding in The Surgeon's Mate.
This nearly universal febrile response necessitates a critical ( and diagnostically difficult ) professional determination as to whether the onset of high fever is a novel symptom of a fast-progressing disease, or merely the induced effect of the drug.
" Although Tolkien most likely was not the originator because he was merely 11 years old in 1903 when a strange novel called “ Gee-Boy ” — which also alludes to the aesthetic properties of cellar door — was published by the Shakespeare scholar Cyrus Lauron Hooper.
That this major issue of our times should feature in a detective novel shows that it is not merely about detection, yet Wallander's answer just repeats the very old idea of caring for one's proximate neighbours in the here and now.
In the preface, Lin writes that " novel is merely a story of ... how certain habits of living and ways of thinking are formed and how, above all, and women adjust themselves to the circumstances in this earthly life where men strive but gods rule.
Terry Pratchett's novel Eric mentions that the president of the cabinet of demons has carpets inhabited by tribes of liliputs, possibly suggesting a link between The Carpet People and Discworld universes, or possibly merely one of Pratchett's in-jokes.