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The modern novel : a short introduction / Jesse Matz.

By: Matz, Jesse.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell introductions to literature. Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004Description: vi, 194 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1405127015; 1405100486 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1405100494 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781405100496.Subject(s): English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Modernism (Literature) -- English-speaking countries | American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticismDDC classification: 823.094 Online resources: Table of contents | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of 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.
Summary: Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-189) and index.

Table of 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.

Summary:
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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