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The Novel : an alternative history ; beginnings to 1600

Author: Steven Moore
Publisher: New York, NY Continuum 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A history - and controversial reappraisal - of the world's popular and innovative literary form. It attempts to tell the complete story of our popular literary form. It celebrates the innovators in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Moore
ISBN: 9781441145475 1441145478 9781441177049 1441177043
OCLC Number: 844950788
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 653 - 679
Description: VI, 698 Seiten
Contents: Introduction: The Novel Novel; Chapter 1: The Ancient Novel; Egyptian; Mesopotamian; Hebrew; Greek; Roman; Christian; Chapter 2: The Medieval Novel; Irish; Icelandic; Byzantine; Jewish; Arthurian; Chapter 3: The Renaissance Novel; Italian; Spanish; French; English; Bridge: The Mesoamerican Novel. Chapter 4: The Eastern Novel; Indian; Tibetan; Arabic; Persian; Chapter 5: The Far Eastern Novel; Japanese; Chinese; Bibliography; Chronological Index of Novels Discussed; General Index.
Responsibility: Steven Moore


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"Steven Moore's recent encyclopedic study, The Novel: An Alternative History...dramatically amplifies our understanding of what the novel can and cannot do, and highlights living currents that sprang Read more...

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