In Dutch Writer Palmen S Thought Provoking Debut, A Discourse Driven By Ideas Than Plot, A Young Philosophy Student Defines Herself Through Her Interactions With Established, Intellectual Men Over A Period Of Seven Years, Amsterdam Based Narrator Marie Deniet Deliberately Seeks Out Seven Male Companions, Most Of Whom Are Considerably Older Than Her 20 Something Years Each Contributes To Her Worldview, And At One Point She Even Calls Her Dalliances Field Work Tellingly, Although She Admires Her Conquests Minds, She Never Fails To Expose And Analyze Their Flaws Marie Makes A Plausible Case For Her Own Behavior She Desires Powerful Men Because She Believes They, Not Women, Control The Laws Art, Science, Etc The Question Remains Whether Readers Will Blithely Accept This Conclusion Or See It As A Psychological Stumbling Block Common In Otherwise Capable Women The Latter Is Suggested After Marie Seduces Numerous Men, Writes A Highly Praised Though, She Admits, Derivative Thesis And Boldly Claims An Artist As Her True Love, She Breaks Down And Goes To The Seventh And Last Man, A Psychiatrist However, Women May Still Feel A Justifiable Aversion To Her Admissions Of Neediness And Longing For Male Approval They May Also Question The Suitability Of A Male Translator For This Necessarily Female Voice.
Connie Palmen Aldegonda Petronella Huberta Maria Palmen is a Dutch author She was born on November 25, 1955 in Sint Odili nberg.Palmen debuted with the novel De wetten 1990 , published in the USA as The Laws 1993 , translated by Richard Huijing The Laws was shortlisted for the 1996 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.Her second novel was De vriendschap 1995 , published in the USA as T
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