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Mariana yet further in a murmur of m's and n's that, seeming to proceed from her own name, implies a theme less Shakespearean than Romantic: the tyranny of Mariana over herself" (Tennyson and the Doom of Romanticism [Cambridge: Harvard Univ.
The concept is to allow blood and serum through the membrane pores and to get the signal of immune responses from the pores of the matrix to activate the body immures
system in a continuous mode, measured and controlled either by sensors or by electronics devices.
herself within the plaster walls she has coveted as an indicator of social success, while Su-Ling walks away from a marriage into an affluent family toward an uncertain future.
The experience of reading the narrative, then, teaches the very dangerous lesson that Stuart learns as he immures
himself in Manhattan On-Line and that Jan learns as she buries herself at her apartment desk--the seductive narcotic of information.
Chief among these are Frantz Fanon's Black Skins, White Masks (1952), George Lamming's The Pleasures of Exile (1960), and Edward Brathwaite's The Development of Creole Society in Jamaica (1971) and Contradictory Omens (1974) (7) In a review of Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival, Derek Walcott makes a point that is equally applicable here: "There is the real enigma: that the provincial, the colonial, can never civilize himself beyond his province, no matter how deeply he immures
himself in the woods of a villa outside Rome or in the leafy lanes of Edwardian England.