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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/18175

Title: "Timelessness in a Reversed Narrative Act: The Quest for Eternity in Baxter's First Light"
Authors: Ebtisam Sadiq
Keywords: Timelessness- Mutability- Big Bang- Explosion- Stars.
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: Dar El Kutub, Cairo.
Abstract: This article attempts to explain a reversed narrative act in a postmodern novel, First Light, by a contemporary American writer, Charles Baxter. The act suggests a secular quest of immortality. It is echoed in the novel by the characters’ perpetual involvement in acts of memory that revive their personal past and create a sense of temporal permanence.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/18175
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