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Joseph Hansen

Author: Joseph Hansen Profile: Joseph Hansen was an American crime writer and poet. He was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and died in Laguna Beach, California. He spent his growing years in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Altadena, California. His partner is Jane Bancroft. He is well known for a series of novels featuring private eye and…

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Roland Barthes

Author: Roland Barthes Profile: Roland Gérard Barthes (full name) or Roland Barthes was a French essayist, literary critic, theorist, philosopher and semiotician. With his ideas he was influential in developing a number of schools of theory, including design theory, structuralism, post-structuralism, semiotics, anthropology and social theory and explored fields in a diverse range. He was…

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F.8. Michel Foucault

Author: Michel Foucault Profile: Paul-Michel Foucault also better known as Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, social theorist, historian of ideas and literary critic. He was born in an upper middle class family in Poitiers, France and died in Paris, France. He completed his education He studied at the Lycee Henri-IV at the Ecole Normal…

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The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami

Title : The Moor’s Account Author : Laila Lalami Context : The Moor’s Account is a historical fiction novel by Laila Lalami set in the Americas in the 1500s. The journey across America to be made by the 4 survivors would change them from proud conquerors to humble servants and from frightened outcasts to faith…

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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Title: One Hundred Years of Solitude Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Context : One Hundred Years of Solitude is a historical fiction novel by Gabriel Garcia Marques, set in Columbia in the 1800s. This is one of the most acclaimed and beloved novels of the twentieth century.  This is a bestselling, brilliant landmark novel that presents…

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