Change the name

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AuthorAnna Kavan
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Change the name introduit un nombre restreint de protagonistes évoluant dans un environnement sans nom.

Change the name, publiée pour la première fois en 1941, est une œuvre signée Anna Kavan. Elle a été éditée à 2 reprises, la dernière édition datant de 1993.

Frustrated by her wealthy father in her attempt to attend university, Celia becomes hard and selfish, taking what she wants. In order to escape from her parents, she marries the first man she meets and accompanies him to the Far East. After his early death, she returns to England with her baby daughter. Celia becomes a successful writer and lives with a variety of men. She destroys the life of her daughter, and also that of the sister-in-law who befriends her. Set earlier in this century. Change the Name is among the best of Anna Kavan's novels written when she used the name Helen Ferguson. It combines a strong story line with a firsthand account of English rural life, and foreshadows Kavan's development as one of the most exceptional writers of her time. (From the book jacket, british reprint published in 1993).

Change the name

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Celia

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Far East
England
1940

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date

1993

description

Frustrated by her wealthy father in her attempt to attend university, Celia becomes hard and selfish, taking what she wants. In order to escape from her parents, she marries the first man she meets and accompanies him to the Far East. After his early death, she returns to England with her baby daughter. Celia becomes a successful writer and lives with a variety of men. She destroys the life of her daughter, and also that of the sister-in-law who befriends her. Set earlier in this century. Change the Name is among the best of Anna Kavan's novels written when she used the name Helen Ferguson. It combines a strong story line with a firsthand account of English rural life, and foreshadows Kavan's development as one of the most exceptional writers of her time. (From the book jacket, british reprint published in 1993).

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female emancipation
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autobiographical
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Change the name

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work manifested

Change the name (1941)
Change the name (1993)