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Compulsory happiness

Norman Manea

Compulsory happiness

by Norman Manea

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, ct .
Written in English

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  • Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Four novellas originally written in Romanian, collected for the first time in French under title: Le bonheur obligatoire.

    StatementNorman Manea ; translated by Linda Coverdale
    SeriesFirst Yale University Press edition
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPC840.23.A47 A24 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078958M
    ISBN 109780300182958
    LC Control Number2011043311

      cator (GpI).8 Happiness becomes a more genuine way of measuring progress; happiness, we might say is, the ultimate performance indicator. Unsurprisingly, then, happiness studies has become an academic field in its own right: the academic journal Happiness Studies is well established and a number of professorships in happiness studies now exist. Compulsory Happiness. Trade Paper – $ ISBN Add to Cart. Contributors. Norman Manea (Author) Linda Coverdale (Translator) Publication Date. October --Lore Segal, New York Times Book Review "The four novellas in this collection portray the psychological discomfort of living in a police stateHauntingly well.

    Compulsory happiness / Norman Manea ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. Format Book Edition Uncorrected proof. Published New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, Description [] p. ; 22 cm. Other contributors Coverdale, Linda, translator. Manea, Norman former owner. Notes. Nikolai Gogol (), Russian short-story writer, novelist, and playwright, is best known for his novel Dead Souls, his play The Inspector-General, and stories such as "The Nose" and "The Overcoat."Bernard Guilbert Guerney () was a bookstore owner, fiction writer, and translator of Russian e Fusso is associate professor of Russian at Wesleyan University.

    Compulsory happiness. Lilly Library: Request This. Author Manea, Norman. Preferred Title Bonheur obligatoire. English Title Compulsory happiness / Norman Manea ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. Format Book Published New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, c Description [12], p. ; 22 cm. Other contributors Coverdale, Linda.   Q: The book is, on one level at least, a critique of our culture’s happiness obsession and the positive-thinking movement espoused by people like Rhonda Byrne in .


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