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The Lives of the Novel - a book by Pavel, Thomas G.

The Lives of the Novel

A History

The Lives of the Novel( )
Author: Pavel, Thomas G.
ISBN:978-0-691-12189-5
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.50
Book Description:

This is a bold and original original history of the novel from ancient Greece to the vibrant world of contemporary fiction. In this wide-ranging survey, Thomas Pavel argues that the driving force behind the novel's evolution has been a rivalry between stories that idealize human behavior and those that ridicule and condemn it. Impelled by this conflict, the novel moved from depicting strong souls to sensitive hearts and, finally, to enigmatic psyches. Pavel analyzes more than a...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.36 x 1.081 Inches
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds

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