English, Julian

English, Julian

aristocratic drunkard mistreats his beloved wife, quarrels with everyone, and kills himself after a drunken bout. [Am. Lit.: Appointment in Samarra]

English, Julian

contentious and unloved salesman; commits suicide in despair. [Am. Lit.: Appointment in Samarra]
See: Failure
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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