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The twentieth-century novel : an introduction

Author: R B Kershner
Publisher: Boston : Bedford ; Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed to supplement undergraduate and introductory graduate level study of the modern novel, [this book] offers a brief yet complete survey of the history, theory, and issues of the form. Through carefully chosen examples and concise explanation, [the author] introduces students to the basic terminology, explores traditional conceptions of the novel, and traces the form's development through modernism and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R B Kershner
ISBN: 0333690958 9780333690956 0312163762 9780312163761 0312102445 9780312102449
OCLC Number: 59601140
Description: xi, 148 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Theories of the novel --
The rise of modernism --
From modernism to postmodernism --
The novel, race, and nation --
Gender criticism --
Glossary, elements of the novel.
Responsibility: R.B. Kershner.
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An introductory student guide to the novel in the twentieth century, this text gives the student a socio-historic context against which to assess the modern, post-modern and contemporary novel.  Read more...

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