The Cambridge Introduction to the Novel

The Cambridge Introduction to the Novel

by Marina MacKay

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521885751
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2010
Series: Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Marina MacKay is Associate Professor of English at Washington University, St Louis.

Table of Contents

About this book; 1. Why the novel matters; Interchapter: Don Quixote; 2. Origins of the novel; Interchapter: Tristram Shandy; 3. Narrating the novel; Interchapter: Justified Sinner; 4. Character and the novel; Interchapter: The Scarlet Letter; 5. Plotting the novel; Interchapter: Madame Bovary; 6. Setting the novel; Interchapter: Bleak House; 7. Time and history; Interchapter: To the Lighthouse; 8. Genre and subgenre; Interchapter: The Ministry of Fear; 9. Novel and anti-novel; Interchapter: The Crying of Lot 49; 10. Novel, nation, community; Interchapter: Midnight's Children; 11. Concluding; Glossary; Further reading.

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