Online Literary Criticism Collection

Links below don’t belong? CONTACT US!

Return to: Literary Criticism Collection Home | ipl2 Home

Lawrence Durrell (1912 - 1990)

Nationality: English
Born: Indian
Periods: British: 20th Century

novelist, poet and travel-writer

Also See:
Our pages on these individual works by Lawrence Durrell

The Alexandria Quartet

The Avignon Quintet

Critical Sites | Biographical Sites | Other Sites
Still Need More?

 
Criticism about Lawrence Durrell

Reading Orientalism and the Crisis of Epistemology in the Novels of Lawrence Durrell
http://clcwebjournal.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb99-2/gifford99.html
"In his article, "Reading Orientalism and the Crisis of Epistemology in the Novels of Lawrence Durrell," James Gifford argues that Edward Said's Orientalism has had a far reaching impact on the study of literature as well as in Comparative Literature, especially in works which depict the "Eastern Other." However, a question arises in those texts which have completed the philosophical motion from existentialism to epistemological skepticism such as the novels of Lawrence Durrell."
Contains: Criticism
Author: James Gifford
From: CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal 1.2 (1999)
Keywords:
 

 
Biographical sites about Lawrence Durrell

Sorry. There are no biographical sites about Lawrence Durrell in the collection; do you know of any that you can recommend?


 
Other sites about Lawrence Durrell

Featured Author: Lawrence Durrell
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/09/13/specials/durrell.html
This feature on Lawrence Durrell includes links to several reviews of his books, and New York Times articles by and about the author, dating from 1957 to the present.
Contains: Interview, Commentary
From: The New York Times 9/13/98
Keywords:
 
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
http://www.lawrencedurrell.org/
"Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990) was one of the greatest novelists of the twentieth century. He called his most famous work, The Alexandria Quartet, 'an investigation of modern love' and in it sought to fuse Western notions of time and space with Eastern metaphysics. Born in India, Durrell lived in and celebrated the Mediterranean world, not only as a novelist but also as an acclaimed poet, travel writer, essayist, dramatist, and humorist. The International Lawrence Durrell Society is a non-profit educational organization "
Contains: Sketch, Works List
Author: Anna Lillios
Keywords:
 
Inventions of Spring: an unofficial guide to Lawrence Durrell
http://www.inventionsofspring.com/
"Unofficial guide" contains biographical and bibliographical information on the author. Compiled by 100 Authors.
Author: 100 Authors
Keywords:
Access Restrictions:
 

Still Need More?

Couldn't find the information you were looking for?
Use these links to search for Lawrence Durrell outside the IPL.
Click a link below to automatically search that site for Lawrence Durrell:

articles on Lawrence Durrell (may not be full text):
Google Scholar | Microsoft Live Search | Find Articles

Lawrence Durrell's works online
(recent authors' works generally not available for free):
Univ. of Va.'s eBook Library | Project Gutenberg | Google Books

Lawrence Durrell on the About network:
About.com

Factual information on Lawrence Durrell:
Infoplease

Search Engines:
Search engines are also a great place to start research,
but they can lead to many commercial
and/or non-authoritative resources.

Search engines:
Alta Vista | Google | Yahoo!
Metasearch engines:
Ixquick Metasearch | All the Web.com |
Fazzle | Mamma Metasearch | exalead

Find Lawrence Durrell's works in libraries:
WorldCat




Last Updated Mar 25, 2014