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The modern novel : a short introduction

Author: Jesse Matz
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Series: Blackwell introductions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book introduces readers to the history of the novel in the the nineteenth century and demonstrates its ongoing relevance as a literary form.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Matz
ISBN: 1405100486 9781405100489 1405100494 9781405100496
OCLC Number: 52895590
Description: vi, 194 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: When and Why: The Rise of the Modern Novel --
The "New Novel," circa 1914 --
Seven Modern Novelists --
"What is Reality?": The New Questions --
New Forms: Reshaping the Novel --
New Difficulties --
Regarding the Real World: Politics --
Questioning the Modern: Mid-Century Revisions --
Postmodern Replenishments --
Postcolonial Modernity --
Conclusions: Four Contemporary Modern Novelists --
The Future of the Modern Novel.
Series Title: Blackwell introductions to literature.
Responsibility: Jesse Matz.
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Introduces readers to the history of the novel in the twentieth century and demonstrates its relevance as a literary form. This book examines the main strands of twentieth-century fiction, including  Read more...


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"What makes the 20th century novel modern? What relations to modernity make fiction experimental and new? Is the postmodern novel a fiction of exhaustion or the replenishment of modernism's purpose? Read more...

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