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The denatured novel

Author: Albert D Van Nostrand
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [©1960]
Series: Charter books
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how to read a novel and judge it, how to evaluate publishers' "blurbs," detect misrepresentation in book advertising, and shows how the nature and quality of contemporary literature is affected by the economic realities of publishing.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Van Nostrand, Albert D.
Denatured novel.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1960]
(OCoLC)612537314
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert D Van Nostrand
ISBN: 083716947X 9780837169477
OCLC Number: 717443
Notes: Issued in dust-jacket.
Includes index.
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Art and artifact --
How to denature a novel --
The clay feet of Polk & Franklin --
Slick nirvana --
Hollywood pay-off --
Instant fiction --
After Marquand, the deluge --
Arms and the manner --
Just deserts.
Series Title: Charter books
Responsibility: by Albert Van Nostrand.

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Explains how to read a novel and judge it, how to evaluate publishers' "blurbs," detect misrepresentation in book advertising, and shows how the nature and quality of contemporary literature is affected by the economic realities of publishing.

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