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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 169–182.
Published: 01 June 1978
... essentially. He achieves his external goal as an effective maker of revolutions but fails to achieve his internal, individual purpose to be a leader. Indeed, he overcomes the reactionary Chinese Generals Tang and Tchen-Tioung-Ming, out- maneuvers the conservative politician Tcheng-Dai...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 June 1985
... be called that) in the novel takes place in a hotel elevator. Tchen, a terrorist, has just killed an arms merchant staying at the hotel so as to secure papers that will enable the insurrectionists in Shanghai to steal a desperately needed ship- ment of guns. Trying to flee the scene of the crime...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 63–70.
Published: 01 March 1978
...- derer” in the early novels of Malraux, and he analyzes the entire work in this perspective. Chapter 3, devoted to Tchen, is quite remarkable and deserves careful reading by all who study La Condition humaine. Smith’s analysis is based on a detailed consideration of the text from a Nietzschean...