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The modern novel a short introduction by Jesse Matz

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English



  • English-speaking countries.


  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- English-speaking countries.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-189) and index.

StatementJesse Matz.
SeriesBlackwell introductions to literature
LC ClassificationsPR888.M63 M37 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3678114M
ISBN 101405100486, 1405100494
LC Control Number2003018399

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The latest addition to my website is Viola Di Grado‘s Cuore cavo (Hollow Heart).This s a very clever work about a twenty-five year Italian woman, Dorotea, who kills herself. We follow her story up to her death and the history of depression in her family but, more particularly, we follow her story after her death, how she adapts to being dead, her relationship with her corpse and with . Also, it's a book where all the main characters are women, which is a nice change from the solely male-driven books that get assigned sometimes. —Submitted by devanb4c2e45f82   The best modern classic books. This modern classics book list is my best guess about the books that matter from a period of not-quite 50 years in the second half of the twentieth century. Somebody else could do their own list of must-read modern classics that has absolutely no overlap with mine, and it would probably be a good list : Rebecca Hussey.   Don Quixote - the first modern novel - remains the finest. As a new translation of the Spanish classic is published, Harold Bloom argues that only Shakespeare comes close to Cervantes' genius.

The Modern Novel I. What is a Novel? Realism and Modernity. Mimesis and Poiesis: (Between Naturalism and Symbolism) Impressionists and Moderns: A world spinning into anarchy. What is a Novel? Realism and Modernity. A literary genre as not a timelessly existing template that writers can adopt at will in order to express their thoughts. Modern Novel Appunto di Letteratura inglese: the English novel was essentially bourgeois in its origin and throughout the 18th and the 19th centuries/5(2). University of Chicago Press, as The Novel and the Modern World. That, then, is the background of this book. It was written in , and the scheme of the plot of Mrs. Dalloway, which Morris Philipson reproduces in his article on that novel in the first issue of Critical Inquiry, dates from My theory of the modern novel involved three factors. Examines the main strands of twentieth-century fiction, including post-war, post-imperial and multicultural fiction, the global novel, the digital novel and the post-realist novel. Offers students ideas about how to read the modern novel, how to enjoy its strange experiments, and how to assess its value, as well as suggesting ways to understand.