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Sites about The Alexandria Quartet

by Lawrence Durrell

A four novel sequence that consists of: Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958), and Clea (1960).

Critical sites about The Alexandria Quartet

The 'Alexandra Quartet': the homosexual as teacher/guide
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0403/is_3_44/ai_53520019
"A critique of Lawrence Durrell's 'The Alexandra Quartet' is presented. Sex was the main theme in the novel and serves as a basis for rereading maleness..."
Contains: Content Analysis, Character Analysis
Author: Mark D. Hawthorne
From: Twentieth Century Literature Fall 1998
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Other (non-critical) sites about The Alexandria Quartet

Alexandria Revisited
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/09/13/specials/durrell-balthazar.html
Sykes' review of Balthazar notes that Durrell "has again drawn upon a sensuous, imageful, vigorous style that I have not found equaled by any other novelist today. The result is a spontaneous, resourceful new beauty that any sensitive reader will almost certainly love."
Contains: Review
Author: Gerald Sykes
From: New York Times August 21, 1958
Author: Gerald Sykes
From: New York Times August 21, 1958
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Books of The Times: Clea
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/09/13/specials/durrell-clea.html
Prescott's review of Clea notes that readers "must grant that these four novels comprise a remarkably ambitious fictional project written with bravura skill."
Contains: Review
Author: Orville Prescott
From: New York Times March 30, 1960
Author: Orville Prescott
From: New York Times March 30, 1960
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Intrigue Is the Way of Life
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/09/13/specials/durrell-mountolive.html
Barr's review of Mountolive concludes, "This is a work of splendid craft and troubling veracity."
Contains: Review
Author: Donald Barr
From: New York Times March 22, 1959
Author: Donald Barr
From: New York Times March 22, 1959
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It Happened in Alexandria
http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/09/13/specials/durrell-justine.html
Sykes' review of Justine notes that Durrell "is a genuine poet who seems to have survived morally and literally the disasters that have typically shattered his post-Joycean, post-Proustian generation."
Contains: Review
Author: Gerald Sykes
From: New York Times August 25, 1957
Author: Gerald Sykes
From: New York Times August 25, 1957
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