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The Distant stranger

Palma Harcourt

The Distant stranger

by Palma Harcourt

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Published by Jove in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPalma Harcourt.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22004674M
ISBN 100515090530
OCLC/WorldCa16914928

A nice use of the alternate glyphs from ITC Serif Gothic, which were available at the time from ITC. The bulk of the letters in title on the cover use alternates: t, e, . Stranger in a Strange Land, classic science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein, published in The work centers on a human raised on Mars who comes to Earth and challenges customs relating to sex, death, religion, and money. The book became an icon of .

  Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Japanese Woman and Her World, Amy Stanley (Scribner, History with a capital “H” is dealt with in this book as a subtext. The inability of the Shogun’s regime to deal with social change, the distant but menacing cannonry of the First Opium War, the American preparations to send the black ships, these. The Stranger is Albert Camus’s first novel, published in It follows the life of Meursault, a French Algerian whose apathetic responses to life get him in trouble socially and eventually get him killed. The novel is concerned with the absurd and touches on the French colonization of Algeria.

The Stranger is an essay in sociology by Georg Simmel, originally written as an excursus to a chapter dealing with sociology of space, in his book Soziologie. In this essay, Simmel introduced the notion of "the stranger" as a unique sociological category. He differentiates the stranger both from the “outsider” who has no specific relation to a group and from the “wanderer” who comes.   Set in the distant future of (yeah, we know), the book is divided into three parts and is often interpreted as a social criticism on the powers that govern. Written in response to the McCarthy hearings in the 50s, the novel is especially relevant today.


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