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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: F
Author: Barnes, Julian
Title: Elizabeth Finch
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "From the award-winning novelist, a compact narrative that turns on the death of a vivid and particular woman, and becomes the occasion for a man's deeper examination of love, friendship, and biography. This beautiful, spare novel of platonic unrequited love springs into being around the singular character of the stoic, exacting Professor Elizabeth Finch. Neil, the narrator, takes her class on Culture and Civilization, taught not for undergraduates but for adults of all ages; we are drawn into his intellectual crush on this private, withholding yet commanding woman. While other personal relationships and even his family drift from Neil's grasp, Elizabeth's application of her material to the matter of daily living remains important to him, even after her death, in a way that nothing else does. In Neil's story, we are treated to everything we cherish in Barnes: his eye for the unorthodox forms love can take between two people, a compelling swerve into nonfictional material (this time, through Neil's obsessive study of Julian the Apostate, following on notes Elizabeth left for him to discover after her death), and the forcefully moving undercurrent of history, and biography in particular, as nourishment and guide in our current lives"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780593535448
: (ebook)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780593535431
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6052.A6657
Edition number: 23/eng/20220127
Classification number: 823/.914
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Julian Barnes.
Edition statement: First United States edition.
Place of publication: New york, NY
Name of publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Date of publication: 2022
Projected publication date: 2208
: New York :
: Alfred A. Knopf,
: 2022.
Extent: 179p.
Other physical details: hardcover
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: text
: txt
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: online resource
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Source of acquisition: Donated by Andrew Fenniman
Purchase price: 26.00
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Source of term: lcgft
Genre/form data or focus term: Novels.
Main entry heading: Barnes, Julian.
Edition: First United States edition.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2022
Display text: Print version:
Title: Elizabeth Finch
Record control number: (DLC) 2022004061
International Standard Book Number: 9780593535431
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: ecip ebook 2022-01-28
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: 2022-01-28

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