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Contempt is a brilliant and unsettling work by one of the revolutionary masters of modern European literature. All the qualities for which Alberto Moravia is justly famous—his cool clarity of expression, his exacting attention to psychological complexity and social pretension, his still-striking openness about sex—are evident in this story of a failing marriage. Contempt (which was to inspire Jean-Luc Godard's no-less-celebrated film) is an unflinching examination of desperation and self-deception in the emotional vacuum of modern consumer society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590174845
Publisher:
New York Review of Books
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Translator:
Davidson, Angus
Introduction:
Parks, Tim
Author:
Moravia, Alberto
Publication Date:
July 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
272

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