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Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb (Book Analysis)

Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

978280627053526EBookPlurilingua PublishingThis practical and insightful reading guide offers a complete summary and analysis of Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb. It provides a thorough exploration of the novel’s plot, characters and main themes, including work and hierarchy in Japan. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. This clear and detailed 25-page reading guide is structured as follows: Biography of Amélie Nothomb Presentation of Fear and Trembling Summary of Fear and Trembling Character study Amélie, the narrator Miss Fubuki Mori Mr. Saito Mr. Omochi Mr. Haneda Mr. Tenshi Analysis of Fear and Trembling Between an autobiography and a vocational story Intertextuality in the title A closed space Otherness About Fear and Trembling Fear and Trembling was first published in 1999. It is a fictionalised autobiography which tells the story of Nothomb's experience of work in Japan through the character Amélie. According to the book, the title comes from the expectation that people must demonstrate their respect for the Japanese Emperor through fear and trembling. Fear and Trembling was released to critical acclaim and won the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française. About Amélie Nothomb Amélie Nothomb is a Belgian writer who was born in Japan in 1967. She is the daughter of a diplomat, and so has lived in several different countries, particularly in Asia. She studied Roman Languages and Literature at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, after which she returned to Japan to work in Tokyo. She published her first novel, Hygiene and the Assassin, in 1992. After this, she began to regularly write books, releasing more or less one every year. She describes herself in several of her novels. In 2015, Nothomb was elected member of the Royal Academy of French Language and Literature in Belgium, and she is now one of the most read French-speaking authors.This practical and insightful reading guide offers a complete summary and analysis of Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb. It provides a thorough exploration of the novel’s plot, characters and main themes, including work and hierarchy in Japan. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. This clear and detailed 25-page reading guide is structured as follows: Biography of Amélie Nothomb Presentation of Fear and Trembling Summary of Fear and Trembling Character study Amélie, the narrator Miss Fubuki Mori Mr. Saito Mr. Omochi Mr. Haneda Mr. Tenshi Analysis of Fear and Trembling Between an autobiography and a vocational story Intertextuality in the title A closed space Otherness About Fear and Trembling Fear and Trembling was first published in 1999. It is a fictionalised autobiography which tells the story of Nothomb's experience of work in Japan through the character Amélie. According to the book, the title comes from the expectation that people must demonstrate their respect for the Japanese Emperor through fear and trembling. Fear and Trembling was released to critical acclaim and won the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française. About Amélie Nothomb Amélie Nothomb is a Belgian writer who was born in Japan in 1967. She is the daughter of a diplomat, and so has lived in several different countries, particularly in Asia. She studied Roman Languages and Literature at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, after which she returned to Japan to work in Tokyo. She published her first novel, Hygiene and the Assassin, in 1992. After this, she began to regularly write books, releasing more or less one every year. She describes herself in several of her novels. In 2015, Nothomb was elected member of the Royal Academy of French Language and Literature in Belgium, and she is now one of the most read French-speaking authors.application/pdf1
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This practical and insightful reading guide offers a complete summary and analysis of Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb. It provides a thorough exploration of the novel’s plot, characters and main themes, including work and hierarchy in Japan. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time.

This clear and detailed 25-page reading guide is structured as follows:

  • Biography of Amélie Nothomb
  • Presentation of Fear and Trembling
  • Summary of Fear and Trembling
  • Character study
    • Amélie, the narrator
    • Miss Fubuki Mori
    • Mr. Saito
    • Mr. Omochi
    • Mr. Haneda
    • Mr. Tenshi
  • Analysis of Fear and Trembling
    • Between an autobiography and a vocational story
    • Intertextuality in the title
    • A closed space
    • Otherness

About Fear and Trembling

Fear and Trembling was first published in 1999. It is a fictionalised autobiography which tells the story of Nothomb’s experience of work in Japan through the character Amélie. According to the book, the title comes from the expectation that people must demonstrate their respect for the Japanese Emperor through fear and trembling.

Fear and Trembling was released to critical acclaim and won the Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française.

About Amélie Nothomb

Amélie Nothomb is a Belgian writer who was born in Japan in 1967. She is the daughter of a diplomat, and so has lived in several different countries, particularly in Asia. She studied Roman Languages and Literature at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, after which she returned to Japan to work in Tokyo. She published her first novel, Hygiene and the Assassin, in 1992. After this, she began to regularly write books, releasing more or less one every year. She describes herself in several of her novels.

In 2015, Nothomb was elected member of the Royal Academy of French Language and Literature in Belgium, and she is now one of the most read French-speaking authors.

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