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by Jeffrey Eugenides
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: Thorndike Pr (September 1, 2003)
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: United States
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Farrar, straus and giroux. Published simultaneously in Canada by Alfred A. Knopf Canada
Farrar, straus and giroux. Knopf Canada, a division of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. Printed in the United States of America. Portions of this novel appeared, in different form, in The New Yorker and Granta. Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides. 1st ed. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-0-374-19969-2 (alk. paper).
Middlesex is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Jeffrey Eugenides published in 2002. The book is a bestseller, with more than four million copies sold since its publication. Its characters and events are loosely based on aspects of Eugenides' life and observations of his Greek heritage. It is not an autobiography; unlike the protagonist, Eugenides is not intersex.
Middlesex is Jeffrey Eugenides’ Pulitzer prize winning novel about a hermaphrodite, Calliope Stephanides, the family who made her, and her journey from being her father’s little girl to being his youngest son. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.
Middlesex Электронная библиотека e-libra. ru Читать онлайн Middlesex. MIDDLESEX JEFFREY EUGENIDES The author would like to thank the Whiting Younger Writers’ Awards, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, the American Academy in Berlin, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Helen Papanikolas, and Milton Karafilis, for their help and support. In addition, the author would like to cite the following works from which he drew information.
Jeffrey Eugenides (Author). Eugenides weaves together a kaleidoscopic narrative spanning 80 years of a stained family history, from a fateful incestuous union in a small town in early 1920s Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit; from the early days of Ford Motors to the heated 1967 race riots; from the tony suburbs of Grosse Pointe and a confusing, aching adolescent love story to modern-day.
In Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides deliberately violates one of the basic conventions of narrative fiction. His first-person narrator, Cal, is consistently allowed to know what has gone on in the heads of several of the other characters. He is, as the critical jargon has it, "omniscient" – impossibly so. Near the end of this long novel, Cal is telling us of the death of his estranged father, Milt, in a somewhat farcical car accident. At the time, Cal is thousands of miles away and finds out what has happened only when his brother tells him over the phone.
Middlesex is set against the backdrop of several historical events: the war between Greece and Turkey, the rise .
Middlesex is set against the backdrop of several historical events: the war between Greece and Turkey, the rise of the Nation of Islam, World War II, and the Detroit riots. What is next for Cal? Does the author give us reason to believe that Cal’s relationship with Julie will be successful? "Watching from the cab, Milton came face-to-face with the essence of tragedy, which is something determined before you’re born, something you can’t escape or do anything about, no matter how hard you try" (p. 426).
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Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides. The year’s most sumptuously enjoyable boo. ugenides gives Callie a graceful fluency of style, enriched with witty phrasing and sensuous detail, that is worthy of John Updike’. So begins the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family who travel from a tiny village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City, and the race riots of l967, before they move out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Sunday Times Books of the Year.