The Brief Compass: The Nineteenth Century German Novelle

The Brief Compass: The Nineteenth Century German Novelle

by Roger Paulin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198158106

ISBN-13: 9780198158103

Pub. Date: 10/28/1985

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The German Novelle-or short prose fiction-was a major literary form in 19th-century Germany. This book studies the roots from which the Novelle sprang-tracing the affinities between the Novelle and the Romance tradition of Boccaccio and Cervantes-important statements on its form and function appear here in appendices-but Paulin's main purpose is to relate the

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The German Novelle-or short prose fiction-was a major literary form in 19th-century Germany. This book studies the roots from which the Novelle sprang-tracing the affinities between the Novelle and the Romance tradition of Boccaccio and Cervantes-important statements on its form and function appear here in appendices-but Paulin's main purpose is to relate the theoretical to the continuity of the genre, to examples written outside Germany, and to the wider context of German literature in the 19th century.}

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ISBN-13:
9780198158103
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1985
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.75(d)

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