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Title

"An Attention That Is Almost Holy": The Spirit of Provence in Durrell and Hemingway

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Nickel, Matthew. “‘An Attention That Is Almost Holy’: The Spirit of Provence in Durrell and Hemingway.” In Durrell and the City: Collected Essays on Place, edited by Donald P. Kaczvinsky, 133-44. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2012.

Annotation

Compares Lawrence Durrell’s travel book Caesar’s Vast Ghost (1990) to The Garden of Eden, finding numerous similarities in their ritualistic and spiritual depictions of Provence. Nickel discusses each author’s rendering of the sacredness of landscape and rejuvenating effects of pilgrimage.

Published in

Durrell and the City: Collected Essays on Place

Date

2012

Pages

133-144

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