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In Adulterous Nations, Tatiana Kuzmic enlarges our viewpoint at the nineteenth-century novel of adultery, displaying the way it usually served as a metaphor for relationships among the imperialistic and the colonized. within the context of the long-standing perform of gendering international locations as woman, the novels below dialogue here—George Eliot’s Middlemarch, Theodor Fontane’s Effi Briest, and Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, in addition to August Šenoa’s The Goldsmith’s Gold and Henryk Sienkiewicz’s Quo Vadis—can be understood as depicting overseas crises at the scale of the . In each one instance, an intruder determine is liable for the disruption skilled by means of the kin. Kuzmic deftly argues that the hopes, anxieties, and pursuits of eu countries in this interval may be discerned within the destabilizing strength of adultery. analyzing the paintings of Šenoa and Sienkiewicz, from Croatia and Poland, respectively, Kuzmic illuminates the connection among the literature of dominant international locations and that of the semicolonized territories that posed a probability to them. eventually, Kuzmic’s research complements our realizing of not just those 5 novels yet nineteenth-century eu literature extra generally.

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